SCARSSCARSSCARS - Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.
A government registered crime victims' assistance & crime prevention nonprofit organization based in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. SCARS supports the victims of scams worldwide and through its partners in more than 60 countries around the world. Incorporated in 2015, its team has 30 years of continuous experience educating and supporting scam victims.
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Latest Update On Western Union Repayment Program - June 2021 They Are Re-Opening Their Program To New Applicants Worldwide - Wednesday, June 30, 2021 A SCARS Money Recovery Update “We are pleased that thus far over $350 million has been returned to approximately 150,000 victims, many who are among [...]
Europe Continues The Global Crackdown On Money MulesMoney mulesMoney mules are a type of money laundering where a person transfers illicit funds through a medium (such as a bank account) to obfuscate where the money came from. There are different types of money mules including witting, unwitting, and complicit. Law Enforcement Is Losing Patience With Mules! Mules are the lifeline for transnational criminalCriminalA criminal is any person who through a decision or act engages in a crime. This can be complicated, as many people break laws unknowingly, however, in our context, it is a person who makes a decision to engage in unlawful acts or to place themselves with others who do this. A criminal always has the ability to decide not to break the law, or if they initially engage in crime to stop doing it, but instead continues. enterprise 422 Arrested And 4,031 Money Mules Identified In Global Crackdown On Money LaunderingMoney launderingMoney laundering is the illegal process of concealing the origins of money obtained illegally by passing it through a complex sequence of banking transfers or commercial transactions. Money laundering can be done through various mediums, leveraging a variety of payment vehicles, people and institutions. In Europe this year, law enforcement authorities [...]
ScamScamA Scam is a confidence trick - a crime - is an attempt to defraud a person or group after first gaining their trust through deception. Scams or confidence tricks exploit victims using their credulity, naïveté, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, or greed and exploiting that. Researchers have defined confidence tricks as "a distinctive species of fraudulent conduct ... intending to further voluntary exchanges that are not mutually beneficial", as they "benefit con operators ('con men' - criminals) at the expense of their victims (the 'marks')". A scam is a crime even if no money was lost. Warning: Giving Out Your Banking Information A SCARS Guide A Quick Path To Disaster [EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is an editorial opinion and is not intended to be a Legal Option. We strongly urge you to seek competent legal counsel for all matters involving the law.] [...]
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 [...]
RSN™ Special Report: Western Union Remission/Refund Program Update/News En Español Abajo United States v Western Union Remission Per their office site: Important: Determinations of remission eligibility have not yet been issued. The DOJ, FTCFTCThe Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government whose principal mission is the enforcement of civil (non-criminal) U.S. antitrust law and the promotion of consumer protection. The FTC can also act as a clearinghouse for criminal reports sent to other agencies for investigation and prosecution.
To learn more visit www.FTC.gov or to report fraud visit ReportFraud.FTC.gov, and the claims administrator will NOT request petitioners pay any money to the administrator or anyone else [...]
SCARS Open Letter: To Western Union An Open Letter To Western Union Dear Western Union In a world filled with fraudFraudIn law, fraud is intentional deception to secure unfair or unlawful gain (money or other assets), or to deprive a victim of a legal right. Fraud can violate civil law (e.g., a fraud victim may sue the fraud perpetrator to avoid the fraud or recover monetary compensation) or criminal law (e.g., a fraud perpetrator may be prosecuted and imprisoned by governmental authorities), or it may cause no loss of money, property, or legal right but still be an element of another civil or criminal wrong. The purpose of fraud may be monetary gain or other benefits, for example by obtaining a passport, travel document, or driver's license, or mortgage fraud, where the perpetrator may attempt to qualify for a mortgage by way of false statements.
A fraud can also be a hoax, which is a distinct concept that involves deliberate deception without the intention of gain or of materially damaging or depriving a victim. and identity theftIdentity TheftIdentity theft is when someone uses another person's personal identifying information, without their permission, to commit fraud or other crimes. In both the U.K. and the United States it is the theft of personally identifiable information. Identity theft deliberately uses someone else's identity as a method to gain financial advantages or obtain credit and other benefits, and perhaps to cause other person's loss. The person whose identity has been stolen may suffer adverse consequences, especially if they are falsely held responsible for the perpetrator's actions. Personally identifiable information generally includes a person's name, date of birth, social security number, driver's license number, bank account or credit card numbers, PINs, electronic signatures, fingerprints, passwords, or any other information that can be used to access a person's financial resources., you have to ask yourself what role you play in perpetuating and facilitating these crimes? We understand that you are the World's Money Sender - the [...]
Victim's Stories: A Tale Of Warning From A Scam Victim Once A ScammerScammerA Scammer or Fraudster is someone that engages in deception to obtain money or achieve another objective. They are criminals that attempt to deceive a victim into sending more or performing some other activity that benefits the scammer. Always A Scammer We Have Learned! The following was posted as a comment on our website about never trusting scammers, even if they do pay you back! We wanted to share it for everyone's benefit! A Tale [...]
RSN™ Guide: What Really Is Western Union? The Western Union Company Is An American Financial Service And Communications Company Few know that it is also the World's Largest BANK, with branches in nearly 150 countries. Its North American headquarters is in Meridian, Colorado, although the postal designation of nearby Englewood [...]
MoneyGram Or Western Union Tried To Warn You! How Many Of You Paid Attention To The Statements On MoneyGram Or Western Union? For your protection... MoneyGram is working to protect you and your family from fraud. IMPORTANT INFORMATION Valued MoneyGram Customer STOP! Please Read! MONEY TRANSFER FRAUD WARNING Answer the [...]
Western Union Repayment News UPDATED NOVEMBER 13 2017 [UPDATED AUGUST 17, 2018] Portions From: http://www.westernunionremission.com & https://www.ftc.gov/WU FILING A CLAIM HAS BEEN EXTENDED - CLICK HERE The United States Department of Justice Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section serves as the central decision making authority on all petitions for remission filed in judicial [...]
Do You Owe Taxes On Money You Lost in Your Scam? U.S. Law: Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) A SCARS Insight A Law Passed In 2010 That May Impose Taxes On Money Sent To Scammers! Updated August 12, 2021 It May Require [...]
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