Urban Legends

Scammer Urban Legends: Introduction & What Are They

Scam Urban Legends: Introduction & What Are They Helping To Set The Record Straight With thousands of amateur and pretend anti-scam groups on social media, many spread misinformation, fake news, and urban legends, instead of the real situation and knowledge. These guides will help provide confirmed and correct information you can rely on in your avoidance, discovery, and recovery. First Principals SCARS is a formal crime victims' assistance [...]

Urban Legends: Yahoo Is Shutting Down

Urban Legends: Yahoo Is Shutting Down Yahoo was recently purchased by Verizon In the process of reworking Yahoo, several changes are taking place. Unfortunately, there are a number of people spreading false rumors about this. One such rumor is that Yahoo Mail is shutting down! Yahoo mail is NOT closing down. Yahoo messenger is, and Yahoo is clearing out the inactive account. Urban legends like this are a big reason why so many victims have [...]

SCARS™ Scammer Urban Legends – Chapter 4 – Obsessive Scammer Exposing – Updated

SCARS™ Scammer Urban Legends - Chapter 4 - Obsessive Scammer Exposing Originally published chapters 3 and 4 were together, we split them for greater clarity. The Compulsion To Expose! When someone is recently victimized by a romance scammer they fall into one of four main categories: Those that simply hide Those that panic Those that are enraged & want revenge Those that want to understand After some time passes they will develop distinct Mindsets, but that is [...]

SCARS™ Urban Legends: Do Something Useful With Their Lives!

SCARS™ Urban Legends: Do Something Useful With Their Lives! We hear it almost every day. A victim will comment as though asking a scammer "Why don't you do something useful for others?" This is not going to be a popular view since most victims want to vilify scammers as being evil, lazy, or worthless. But the truth is far different. The truth is the most scammers are running a business, and like all businesses, it [...]