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RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Police Make Major Arrest Of 24 University-Based Scammers

RSN™ Scam News: Nigerian Police Make Major Arrest Of 24 University-Based Scammers EFCC Arrests 24 Undergraduates & Others Over Cyber Crime The Nigerian EFCC issued a statement in Abuja (the Nigerian capital) that: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in Ibadan has arrested 36 suspected internet fraudsters at 21, Sawmill Road, Awa-Ijebu, Ogun State. Orilade stated that the suspects, who were between 19 and 37 years of age, included 23 university students, out of which, nine [...]

RSN™ Special Report: Anti-Scam Censorship

RSN™ Special Report: Anti-Scam Censorship Web Censorship or Support for Cybercriminals? - - - - - - - - - - - - The Government of the United Arab Emirates officially blocks access to Anyscam.com to prevent the reporting of scammers to the global community. - - - - - - - - - - - - Not even the People's Republic of China blocks SCARS websites or Member Groups and they are the most paranoid on [...]

RSN™ Insight: Good vs. Bad While Recovering

RSN™ Insight: Good vs. Bad While Recovering After The Scam Many Victims Choose To Recover - Sadly, Most Do Not! Only about 30% of victims will choose to recover from the scam emotionally, the remaining victims will either hide in their denial or allow anger to run their lives. Even those that have chosen to recover face constant challenges and consequences of continuing bad behaviors. However, to help victims learn to recover we have to be [...]

RSN™ Special Report: First Official Sakawa Scammer Church Opened In Ghana [Video]

RSN™ Special Report: First Official Sakawa Scammer Church Opened In Ghana [Video] Sakawa, another word for ritual money and it’s a practice which is looked down on in the Ghanaian society yet it is practiced secretly by mostly the youth who is in search of quick and easier wealth. A new church has officially opened in Ghana and is calling for more members from the Sakawa scammer community. From the evidence, the denomination of this [...]

What Does Recovery Mean For A Scam Victim? A SCARS|RSN™ Guide

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: What Does Recovery Mean For A Scam Victim? What Does It Mean to Be "In Recovery"? In this article, we are going to talk about recovery, as in recovery after a scam. What Does It Mean To Recover? In Our Use, We Mean That Recovery Is A Process However, because scams are complex in that they involve psychological traumatization (as a victim), involve addiction (as in the mental addiction to the [...]

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tips: Avoiding Natural Disaster Fraud

RSN™ Anti-Scam Tips: Avoiding Natural Disaster Fraud Tips on Avoiding Fraudulent Charitable Contribution Schemes The National Center for Disaster Fraud reminds the public to be aware of and report any instances of alleged fraudulent activity related to relief operations and funding for victims. Unfortunately, criminals can exploit disasters, such as Hurricane Harvey, for their own gain by sending fraudulent communications through email or social media and by creating phony websites designed to solicit contributions. Tips [...]

RSN™ Insight: When Scammers Mistakenly Try To Scam Each Other

RSN™ Insight: When Scammers Mistakenly Try To Scam Each Other Obviously, scammers have many modus operandi and one of their ways is through romance (romance scams), where male scammers pretend to be women and scam gullible men seeking love online. But What Happens When One Scammer Attempts To Scam A Stranger Only To Discover That They Are Being Scammed By Another Scammer? In one such case, two scammers using the bait hooked each other online and [...]

RSN™ Special Report: The Culture Of Scamming – Ghana Scammers Go To Church That Endorses Scams

RSN™ Special Report: The Culture Of Scamming - Ghana Scammers Go To Church That Endorses Sakawa ‘Sakawa’ Boys Flock Obinim's Church For Help To Dupe ‘Clients’ A new video, sighted by Ghpage.com shows Bishop Obinim offering to help ‘Sakawa’ boys dupe their victims. Of course, the church benefits from generous donations from scammers. The Head Pastor And Founder Of International Godsway Church (Igwc) Bishop Daniel Obinim Full Endorses Internet Fraud Popularly Known As [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: After The Scam Comes Disaster

SCARS|RSN™ Guide: After The Scam Comes Disaster The Hard Times That Come After A Scam After The Scam Comes The Difficulty You all know what you felt after you discovered your scam. Heartache, despair, rage and anger, depression. The whole range of traumatic emotions that follow something like this. But few foresee the long-term consequences to their lives from giving away the amounts of money that some do. Some victims give away huge sums [...]

RSN™ Guide: Real Scammers

RSN™ Guide: Real Scammers How Can You Judge If A Real Person In Africa Is A Scammer? When you see a real person’s profile, who is from Africa, how can you tell they are a scammer? Will they have “Scammer” written across their forehead? Sometimes It Is Easy You see photos of their loot (money) and see posts they have written about scamming. They claim they are “Yahoo” or “Sakawa,” or are even part of [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer Urban Legends – Chapter 2 – Scammers Are Stupid?

SCARS|RSN™ Scammer Urban Legends - Chapter 2 - Scammers Are Stupid? You Hear This All The Time From Victims One of the things that is disturbing about many scam victims is the need to invent a mythology about scammers that simply isn't true. Unfortunately, incompetent anti-scam groups do this too. This is a natural reaction, but it is wrong This is especially true when you are confronting someone that you can do nothing about. For example [...]

SCARS|RSN Guide: Romance Scam Victims & PTSD

SCARS|RSN Guide: Romance Scam Victims & PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Can Affect Romance Scam Victims After a traumatic experience, it's normal to feel frightened, sad, anxious, and disconnected. But if the upset doesn't fade and you feel stuck with a constant sense of danger and painful memories, you may be suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This can affect people in many different situations but appears to be especially prevalent with romance scam victims. [...]

RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: Facebook’s New Dating Features Attract Romance Scams

RSN™ ScamTV™ Video: Facebook's New Dating Features Attract Romance Scams Sadly The Mainstream Media Seems Clueless About Romance Scams "Facebook Dating" doesn’t plan to launch a standalone dating app, which should temper expectations about how deeply it’s diving into Tinder and Match Group’s territory. The feature will be based inside Facebook’s main app, alongside its many other utilities buried beyond the home screen. It’s not ready for the public yet, but company employees are now internally [...]

RSN™ Insight: Understanding Nigeria – Understanding African Corruption

RSN™ Insight: Understanding Nigeria - Understanding African Corruption To Really Solve The Problem Of Nigerian Based Scamming We Need To Engage At Many Levels We need to engage at the international diplomatic level, at the global law enforcement level, but we also need to understand the inherent corruption of Nigeria, both internally and across their region. The following article from Nigeria paints a detailed picture of the internal societal corruption that has spawned today's Yahoo Boys. [...]

Scam Recovery & Name Calling – Just Stop It! – SCARS|RSN™ Insight

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Scam Recovery & Name Calling - Please Just Stop It! Name Calling and What It Implies - Be Careful What You Imply About Yourself When You Resort To Name Calling After You Are Scammed You Feel Anger And Rage And Hate Towards Your Scammer! It is natural to want to put the scammer down, but is it helpful? People call other people names for a variety of reasons but mostly it [...]

RSN™ Insight: Dating Scam / Identity Theft Alert

RSN™ Insight: Dating Scam / Identity Theft Alert You May Not Have Thought About It! Originally published January 2014, Updated September 2018 But The Information You Share In A Dating Profile Is All An Identity Thief Needs To Steal Your Identity! Even Worse, The Information You Share With A Scammer Can Almost Guarantee That Your Identity Can Be Stolen! Scammers are already stealing identities right in front of you!  When they steal photos, they were stealing [...]

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