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SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams

SCARS™ Insight: Coronavirus Grandparent Scams Scammers In India, Africa, And Asia Have Long Exploited The Love That Grandparents Have For Their Grandchildren, But Now They Are Turning That Into Money The Crisis Emergency Scams! The typical Grandparent Scam involves someone calling, emailing, texting or messaging an elderly person claiming that they are a relative and are in an emergency. All they need is some of the victim's money and it will all be fine! Accidents, [...]

SCARS™ Guide: Grandparents Scams

SCARS™ Guide: Grandparents Scams Those Are Not Your Grandchildren! FTC Warns Of New Scam Grandchildren imposters are managing to finagle a skyrocketing amount of money out of people, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warned on Monday. The FTC says that its Consumer Sentinel Network has noticed a “striking” increase in the median dollar amount that people 70 and older report losing to fraud. When they started to peel back the layers, the Commission found a number of [...]

WESTERN UNION REFUND / RECOVERY SCAM

URGENT SCAM ALERT - READ & SHARE WITH EVERYONE WESTERN UNION REFUND / RECOVERY SCAM Scammers are copying the FTC / Western Union Recovery website, as well as calling previous victims pretending to be part of the recovery process! The FTC will NEVER ask you to send money to apply for the recovery of monies from Western Union, or for ANY other reason. If someone claiming to be with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) contacts [...]