Scammer Urban Legends: Chapter 5 – Scammer Threats & Blackmail [UPDATED]

Scammer Threats & Blackmail [UPDATED] Scammer Urban Legends: Chapter 5 SCARS - How Scams Work Scammer Urban Legends: Scammer Threats & Blackmail Scammer Threats & Blackmail Are Real - Real Lies! Are They Coming To Get You? No Originally published January 2018, Updated September 2018 CHAPTER FIVE: The Threats Scammers Make Scammer Threats And Blackmail - Are they real? After you have been scammed, a multitude of feelings are going [...]

The Relationship Scam End Game: The Confession Scam and Other Strategies

The Relationship Scam End Game: The Confession Scam and Other Strategies How Scammers Try One Last Time And Close Up The Scam A SCARS Insight This information can apply to most types of scams, from Romance Scams, to Lotto Scams, to Government Impersonation Scams, to Gransparent Scams, and many more. When a victim discovers the truth the scammer will react in one of several predictable ways that we can "End Game Scams." [...]

Sexting And Romance Scams – A Path To Sextortion & Blackmail

Sexting And Romance Scams - A Path To Sextortion & Blackmail What It Is, How It Works, And What To Do If You Get Caught In This A SCARS Guide So You Got Naked Online... NOTE: This article is written for both teens and adults. Well, It Happens. More Often Than You Would Think! Maybe you've done something online that's worrying you? Or do you want to help someone else? [...]

Introduction To Sextortion Scams

Introduction To Sextortion Scams Sextortion employs non-physical forms of coercion to extort sexual favors from the victim or uses intimate photos or videos to extort money from the victims! It is a form of blackmail and is a crime worldwide What Is Sextortion Basically, Sextortion Is Webcam Or Intimate Photos Or Videos Blackmail! Many people use webcams for flirting and cybersex, or send intimate photos or videos of [...]

Confronting Scammers & The Guilt Or Flip Scam

Confronting Scammers & The Guilt Or Flip Scam It Is A Bad Idea To Confront Them When You Catch Them! What Happens When You Confront Your Scammer? A SCARS Guide They Lie Of Course! But It Is Not Wise To Call Them Out On It! We See And Hear This Literally Every Day A victim discovers the scam and confronts the scammer. We tell them not to, but few [...]

Financial Crime Online – A Refersher – Don’t Become a Victim!

Financial Crime Online – Don’t Become a Victim! COVID Scams are still a very real threat, but there are more than just romance scams! This refresher will help you to continue avoiding them! Common Current Online & Phone Financial Crimes Follow some common sense rules to reduce your chance of being a victim of financial crime Criminals are quick to exploit the ignorance and vulnerability of their victims. [...]

Countering Technology-Facilitated Abuse

Please Help Us Help Scam Victims Worldwide By Making A Small Donation To SCARS Your generous contribution of Just $5 will help us continue to educate & support the victims of relationship scams. You will be helping to support free scam avoidance education for adults & children, free victims' assistance & support, free victim recovery programs, real advocacy on behalf of victims, online crime prevention programs, and so much more that SCARS delivers. Click [...]

Surviving Sextortion / Sexual Photo Blackmail

Please Help Us Help Scam Victims Worldwide By Making A Small Donation To SCARS Your generous contribution of Just $5 will help us continue to educate & support the victims of relationship scams. You will be helping to support free scam avoidance education for adults & children, free victims' assistance & support, free victim recovery programs, real advocacy on behalf of victims, online crime prevention programs, and so much more that SCARS delivers. Click [...]

Helping Friends & Family Better Understand Romance Scams

Helping Friends & Family Better Understand Romance Scams Free Guide by the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams [SCARS] This Guide is intended for Family and Friends of someone that was involved in a Romance Scam Also available on LinkedIn.com here » Introduction This is presented in the hope that it will help scam victims to explain what happened to them. We hope that by reading this you can understand that the victim was not [...]

SCARS™ Anti-Scam Tip: Confrontation & The Scammer Dodge

SCARS™ Anti-Scam Tip: Confrontation & The Scammer Dodge Scammers are professionals and have developed techniques to stay connected with their victims at moments of crisis. An example of this is this comment left on our site by a victim. We present it to illustrate a point: I was chatting with Asian guy claimed to be a major and deployed in Kabul Afghanistan. His parents died in a plane crash and ex-wife died in a car [...]

What Is Sextortion? Official FBI Video – SCARS™ ScamTV Video

What Is Sextortion? - SCARS™ ScamTV Video An Official FBI Video Used With Permission To Join SCARS Visit www.AgainstScams.org To See All Of Our SCARS / RSN Anti-Scam Posters Click Here » Copyright © 2019 Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Incorporated [SCARS] Third-Party Copyrights Acknowledged A Division Of The Society Of Citzens Against Relationship Scams Inc. [SCARS] RSN Founded 1991 • SCARS Founded 2015 www.AgainstScams.org     SCARS™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   TAGS: [...]

2 men accused of blackmailing Tony Clement over explicit images arrested in Ivory Coast – SCARS™ Scam News

SCARS™ Scam News: 2 men accused of blackmailing Tony Clement over explicit images arrested in Ivory Coast 2 men accused of blackmailing Tony Clement over explicit images arrested in Ivory Coast Two men in West African country of Ivory Coast are accused of posing as a woman online to blackmail former Conservative MP Tony Clement with sexually explicit photos he sent them. Clement, who is married with three children, admitted in November to sending [...]

SCARS™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO]

SCARS™ Insight: Avoid Teen Sextortion [VIDEO] From the Federal Bureau of Investigation: Dangerous Connections - Youth Face A Massive Risk of Sextortion Online One victim was a 14-year-old boy from West Virginia. Another victim from Michigan was only 12. Yet another was a 17-year-old girl from Ohio who attempted suicide in a desperate try to escape the situation. In total, the FBI was able to identify 20 young people who were harassed, threatened, and sexually [...]

FBI Says Sextortion Activity on the Rise – SCARS|PODCAST™ [AUDIO] [TAMBIEN EN ESPAÑOL]

FBI Says Sextortion Activity on the Rise - SCARS|PODCAST™ [TAMBIEN EN ESPAÑOL ABAJO] The FBI is seeing a significant increase in activity involving sextortion—a federal crime that happens when an adult coerces a child to produce sexually explicit photographs or video of themselves and then send it to them over the Internet. If you want to share this podcast, click on the link below The FBI is seeing a significant increase in activity [...]