Common Health Scams – What You Don’t Know Can Kill You

Common Health Scams What You Don't Know Can Kill You A SCARS Insight Portions Courtesy of the Federal Trade Commission Report All Fraud to the FTC Health Scams Not Only Steal Your Money But Affect Your Health! People spend billions of dollars a year on products and treatments in the hope of improving their health and fitness. But a lot of that money goes to companies that make fake claims [...]

Money Recovery – What Is Real & What Is Not! [UPDATED]

Money Recovery - What Is Real & What Is Not! [UPDATED] A SCARS Insight What Is Real & What Is Not! [UPDATED] This article is going to force you to look at some very blunt and harsh truths ... Money Recovery Services Are Not All Real - Most Are Not! Scammers know you. They know that when you are the victim of a Romance Scams and lost money [...]

Romance Scam Infidelity – A SCARS Guide

Romance Scam Infidelity - A SCARS Guide It Is Easy For Individuals To Be Manipulated Into A Romance Scam Anyone Can Be Scammed And Pulled Into A Fake Relationship What Is Romance Scam Infidelity We All Know What A Romance Scam Is? You are vulnerable, maybe lonely, and you let a stranger into your life online. Maybe you were ready for a relationship, maybe not. You made a [...]

The SCARS Victims’ Assistance & Support Model

The SCARS Victims' Assistance & Support Model SCARS Is The Only Crime Victims' Assistance Organization With A Focus On Cybercrime Victims, And The Only One With Proven Recovery Solutions For Scam Victims. All of our groups are pieces of a larger puzzle. They are the funnel that can lead victims to support and assistance, but not everyone is ready for a real support group - they need to learn and work through issues before they [...]

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SCARS Guide: Romance Scam Victims & PTSD

SCARS 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. [...]

2020-09-07T19:33:10-04:00October 3rd, 2018|Categories: 6 - PSYCHOLOGY OF SCAMS, Impact of Scams on Victims, Scam Victims' Assistance Resources, SCARS - Scam Victims' Support Groups, SCARS Research, Self Help - Supporting Yourself|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

The SCARS Philosophy of Providing Victims’ Support – Podcast

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

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

 SCARS™ 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 [...]

SCARS™ Psychology Of Scams: Hate As A Coping Mechanism

SCARS™ Psychology Of Scams: Hate As A Coping Mechanism After A Romance Scam Comes Anger Against Scammers, But When It Turns To Hate A Victim May Turn Away From Normal Recovery [lwptoc] Self-Hate, And By Extension Hate For The Scammer And Others Is The Most Dangerous Coping Mechanism Coping mechanisms are strategies and behaviors that are carried out to mitigate, manage or adapt to anything that causes distress. AFTER A ROMANCE SCAM, THERE IS CERTAINLY [...]

White Knight Syndrome – Rescuing Damsels In Distress And Getting Scammed – A SCARS Guide

White Knight Syndrome - Rescuing Damsels In Distress And Getting Scammed - A SCARS Guide Many Men Feal An Immediate Compulsion To Rescue Women In Need This quickly opens the door for fake female romance scams. [lwptoc] What Is White Knight Syndrome? The "White Knight Syndrome" is also called "The Hero Syndrome."  Not to be confused with Savior Syndrome » White Knight Syndrome is a term used to describe someone who feels compelled to “rescue” [...]

RSN™ Guide: Rescamming

RSN™ Guide: Rescamming Yes, it is a thing Did you know that statistically, as a victim of a scam that you have a ONE IN SEVEN chance of being a victim again? Most victims will shut down after a scam - not trusting anyone. However, for most the same tendencies that created the opportunity for the scam remains. You will still be too trusting even while you tell yourself that you trust no one. Most [...]