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Psychology of Scams: The Trauma of Victimization

SCARS™ Psychology of Scams: The Trauma of Victimization Provided by the National Center for Victims of Crimes SCARS is registered with the NCVC as an online crime victims’ assistance and support organization Overview The trauma of victimization is a direct reaction to the aftermath of crime. Crime victims suffer a tremendous amount of physical and psychological trauma. The primary injuries victims suffer can be grouped into three distinct categories: physical, financial and emotional. When victims do [...]

Why Don’t Victims Report Crimes?

Why Don't Victims Report Crimes? The main reason victims don't report crimes to the police or the FBI is that they are either afraid, ashamed, or prefer to handle the matter in another way, such as report the incident to someone else. According to a 2012 study conducted by the U.S. Justice Department National Center for Crime Victims, that analyzed the reasons that roughly 52 percent of all crimes were not reported to the police [...]

Victim’s Connect Resource Center Registered

SCARS Milestone! The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS] is now a registered Victim's Assistance & Support Organization with the Victim's Connect Resource Center which is an initiative of the National Center for Victims of Crime of the United States Department of Justice. You will find us in Miami, Florida, USA: https://victimconnect.org/get-help/connect-directory/ To learn more about the National Center for Victims of Crime visit their website: http://victimsofcrime.org   [...]