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Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool – SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS

SCARS|RSN™ CYBERCRIME NEWS: Europol Releases New Ransomware Tool No More Ransom To The Rescue: New Decryption Tool Released For Latest Version Of Gandcrab Ransomware Free decryption tool could save victims millions in ransomware payments The wait for the victims of GandCrab is over: a new decryption tool has been released today for free on the No More Ransom depository for the latest strand of GandCrab, one of the world’s most prolific ransomware to date. This tool was [...]

ACT AGAINST SCAMS! – SCARS™ Campaign – Call To Action

SCARS|RSN™ ACT AGAINST SCAMS! - Call To Action Do You Want To Do Something To Make A Difference? Here is something very simple: Save this graphic to your phone / tablet / computer. Then when you find a fake profile, add it as a comment on the top post so other potential victims will know the risk! - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - [...]

What You Can Expect After A Scam – SCARS|RSN™ Podcast By Dr. Tim McGuinness

 SCARS|RSN™ Podcast By Dr. Tim McGuinness: What You Can Expect After A Scam Immediately After A Scam, You Will Have Questions. We Will Try To Answer Them! Here is our After-Scam Reality Check Podcast! You can download this for playback later is you would like. It is blunt but to the point – you need proper expectations to move forward with your recovery. Based upon our 27 Years of Experience this is what you should expect: You Have Been [...]

The ZOOSK Guide To Romance Scams [PDF] – Presented By SCARS|RSN™

SCARS|RSN™ Presents The ZOOSK Guide To Romance Scams The Online Dater’s Guide to Romance Scams Courtesy Of ZOOSK Once you know what you’re looking for, romance scammers can actually be very easy to identify and avoid. Check out these common behaviors and examples to learn how to spot a scammer. Hover Over The PDF To View Controls - Use Up/Down Arrows To View Pages You Can Also View The PDF Here: OnlineScammerGuide »     SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami [...]

Remembering The Fallen – SCARS|RSN™ Editorial

SCARS|RSN™ Editorial: Remembering The Fallen - Past RSN Staff Over The Years We Have Had Many Team Members Work For Us Helping Victims. Some asked who is behind SCARS & RSN. So here is the short answer (made long). RSN was a corporation, and until July 2017 was a subsidiary of one of the related companies called PerfectReputations® (www.PerfectReputations.com ») owned by Dr. McGuinness, co-founder of such companies as TigerDirect » (originally called BLOC Development and others. [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Urban Legends: Chapter 10 – Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Urban Legends: Chapter 10 - Anti-Scam Groups Are All Good Online Fraud Has Been With Us Since The Late 1980s And So Have Groups Claiming To Help Victims And Expose Scammers From the days of Compuserve, AOL, and Prodigy there are have been people that have tried to help others understand about scams - we started just that way 28 years ago on the old America Online and on the TigerDIrect.com website - [...]

SCARS™ Official Document: Standard for Ethics in Scam Reporting

SCARS™ Official Document: Standard for Ethics in Scam Reporting An Official Standards Committee of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. www.AgainstScams.org » STATUS: APPROVED 20160811 This document is provided as required to be placed on all SCARS Websites. Ethics in Scam Reporting Project Mission Statement This mission of the Ethics In Scam Reporting Project is to define, develop, publish, and maintain ethical standards applying to the investigation, identification, and reporting of suspected online fraud [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Winter 2019 Anti-Scam Campaign Ad

SCARS|RSN™ Winter 2019 Anti-Scam Campaign Ad The following is our new advertisement that will appear in English-language publications in the U.S., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, and the U.K. during January through March 2019 Copyright © 2018 Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Podcast: You Can Count On SCARS – 2018 The Year That Was

SCARS|RSN™ Podcast: You Can Count On SCARS - 2018 The Year That Was A SCARS Podcast A podcast by Dr. McGuinness Founder of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc. Copyright © 2018 SCARS SCARS Podcast with Dr. McGuinness, December 24, 2018   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.     - - - - - - - - - - - - - - END - - - - - - - [...]

SCARS|RSN™ A 27 Year History Of Service To Scam Victims

SCARS|RSN™ A 27 Year History Of Service To Scam Victims Our founder Dr. Tim McGuinness first started tracking scams and scammers in 1991 on the old America Online before the web came into existence for all. Over the years this activity migrated from AOL onto TigerDirect.com (our founder was a co-founder of TigerDirect's parent in those days), then onto another major website that he published, and then onto a stand-alone dedicated website. Over the years we [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Make Over For 2019

SCARS|RSN™ Make Over For 2019 In the coming months, we will be implementing a series of creative changes to SCARS™ Romance Scams Now™ website and Social Media. This is a part of the new look for SCARS and RSN and part of the name change for the Society. Going forward RSN will be known as SCARS|RSN™ or SCARS/RSN™ when using initials and Romance Scams Now™ still when spelled out. This will be applied to new [...]

SCARS Announcement

SCARS Announcement SCARS Announcement / Press Release December 5, 2018 Miami Florida U.S.A. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - SCARS IS RE-REGISTERING ITS CORPORATION TO BETTER SERVE VICTIMS SCARS is pleased to announce that it has re-registered its corporation to accommodate changes in both status and state of incorporation to better prepare for full U.S. 501(C)(3) nonprofit status. SCARS has [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Why Do We Fight Each Other? Call To Action!

SCARS™ Insight: Why Do We Fight Each Other? Call To Action! What Is Missing Is An Anti-Romance Scams Statement of Principals - But What Does That Mean? The SCARS Management Team has had a revelation recently about the fight against scammers. Almost no one is fighting the same fight. Why is that? How could that be? We all see the same enemy but anti-scam groups spend as much time fighting each other as they do helping [...]

The SCARS Philosophy of Providing Victims’ Support – Podcast

The SCARS Philosophy of Providing Victims' Support - Podcast The following is copyright © 2018 SCARS

SCARS Announcement: Today Is Election Day [English & En Español]

SCARS Announcement: Today Is Election Day En Español Abajo Today Is Election Day Here In The United States - Today Is The Day Where We See If The Gains Of The Last Two Years Will Continue! Today is the day where we see if Facebook's unlimited actions to get elected new congresspeople and help the party that will support them gets elected. This election was as much a referendum about the Internet's future as anything. It [...]

SCARS™ Official Statement: Facebook Banned SCARS|CHINA Page

UPDATE 11/7/2018: WE SUCCEEDED IN HAVING FACEBOOK TURN OUR SCARS PAGE BACK ON SCARS™ Official Statement: Facebook Banned SCARS|CHINA Page MORE ANTI-SCAM CENSORSHIP Facebook has banned our SCARS|CHINA page! Page Address: www.facebook.com/SCARS-CHINA-Society-of-Citizens-Against-Romance-Scams-Guangzhou-China-261295631241608/ Just one more example of how Facebook works against those who hold them accountable and how Facebook uses their "Advocates" that work for them to identify and harass legitimate anti-scam organizations. After All, If No One Can Report Or Discuss Crimes Then Crimes [...]

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