Text Messages

Text Message Scam Warning

Text Message Scam Warning A Scam Alert from SCARS You Are All Familiar With Annoying Spam Text Messages! We Hate Them Don't We! You get messages at all hours, day and night, about insurance, buying used cars, car warranties, and anything else spammers think they can sell you. Plus countless businesses that you know and do business with now use text messages as a way to keep you [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics:  Scammer Grammar!

SCARS™ Scam Basics:  Scammer Grammar! Originally Published January 2010 - Updated April 20, 2019 One of the easiest ways to spot scammers from Ghana, or Nigeria, etc. is their use of language. [lwptoc] Introduction To Scammer Grammer They have learned it is better to steal information from others - to steal profile text from real people. Or to use the chat session scripts they buy - but eventually, they may have to modify them or [...]

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Don’t Click Links In Unknown Text Messages! Ever!

SCARS™ Scam Basics: Don't Click Links In Unknown Text Messages! Ever! Don’t Click Links In Unsolicited Text Messages You might be seeing text messages promising money – maybe the economic impact payments, loans for small businesses, or an offer for money you can get. In fact, you may have recently seen a WhatsApp text message in Spanish that advertised money for people quarantined at home. If you’ve spotted messages like this, we hope you have [...]