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Military Impersonation Scams – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Military Impersonation Scams Romance Scams Variation: Impersonation Of Military Personnel A dominant technique romance scammers use is to impersonate American (90% of the time) military personnel. Scammers prefer to use the images, names, and profiles of soldiers as this usually inspires confidence, trust and admiration in their female victims. Military public relations often post information on soldiers without mentioning their families or personal lives, so images are stolen from these websites by [...]

Soldier Impersonation – SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Basics: Soldier Impersonation Impersonations - Of Real Military People The practice of impersonating Soldiers for financial gain is common in scams online. When impostor accounts are identified, it is important to report the accounts to the host platforms. Twitter allows users to create parody, satire, newsfeed, commentary, and fan accounts that mimic organizations if they indicate that they are “unofficial” or “fan” accounts. On Facebook, they are not allowed and should be reported [...]

Official U.S. Airforce Warning – SCARS|RSN™ Special Report

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Official U.S. Airforce Warning Take Proactive Measures, Research To Prevent Scams By Senior Airman William Tracy, 50th Space Wing Public Affairs / Published January 29, 2019 Scams Have Been Around Since The Dawn Of Civilization, However, And Thanks To Technology, They Have Grown In Sophistication An example of a phishing email arrives in an Airman’s inbox at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Jan. 21, 2019. Phishing is a scamming technique in which a [...]

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Army Scammers / Fake Soldier Romance Scams

RSN™ Guide: U.S. Army Scammers / Fake Soldier Romance Scams Online Romance Scam Information About Stolen Soldier Identities Impersonation & Identity Theft Of United States Army Soldiers If You Suspect Someone Then They ARE A Scammer You may have a suspicion about someone you have met online. You may not know it yet but your instincts picked up on something out of place (below we explain the Red Flags in more detail). Go with your [...]

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