About The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams

» SCARS was created by a consortium of Anti-Scam Organizations, Groups, and Professionals with more than 20 years of experience in online fraud. Founded in 2015 to become the only real anti-scams standards and accreditation body in the world. We invite you to become a member now for free! We will contact you when your membership is approved about our benefits, services, and features.

Why Are There Online Scammers?

By |2017-01-01T15:17:05+00:00December 28th, 2016|Campaign Against Online Fraud, Facebook Scammers, SCARS Anti-Scam Information, SCARS News & Updates|

Why Does Facebook & Social Media Largely Ignore Scammers? United States Law rules the Internet (or did until Obama gave the internet away this year) One of these laws is 47 U.S.C. § 230, a Provision of the Communication Decency Act All of us in the Internet industry in those days (which included our CEO [...]

Russian Law Enforcement Relationship

By |2016-12-21T19:40:43+00:00December 19th, 2016|About SCARS, Campaign Against Online Fraud, SCARS News & Updates|

Russian Law Enforcement Cooperation In Fight Against Scammers The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams (SCARS) would like to thank the Ministry of Interior of the Russian Federation for their cooperation and willingness to receive reports about online criminals and frauds operating out of Russia, and their promise to aggressively [...]

Coming Together

By |2016-11-03T17:14:11+00:00November 3rd, 2016|About SCARS, SCARS News & Updates|

Bringing The Community Of Anti-Scammers Together For too long, too many have been filled with suspicious and rage, and attacked other groups because of the smallest of misunderstandings. In the past they have been referred to by other people and groups as Haters. However, their conflict with others and even the characterizations of them have really accomplished nothing but [...]

SCARS Seminar – Miami Florida Oct 27

By |2016-10-16T07:49:33+00:00October 2nd, 2016|SCARS Anti-Scam Information, SCARS News & Updates|

The Plague Of Online Fraud Every 5 Seconds Someone Is Scammed Online Online fraud is more pervasive and widespread than even the government knows. Everyone knows someone who has been scammed online. We invite you to finally understand the true dangers online and what you can do about it – to avoid, to recover, and to stop [...]

Government Agencies and Non-Profits Collaborate

By |2016-10-16T07:49:34+00:00September 22nd, 2016|SCARS News & Updates|

Justice Department and Law Enforcement Partners Announce Civil and Criminal Actions to Dismantle Global Network of Mass Mailing FOR IMMEDIATE JOINT RELEASE THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2016 WWW.JUSTICE.GOV Government Agencies and Non-Profits Collaborate to Launch Public Education Campaign The Justice Department, in coordination with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the Department of the Treasury’s Office [...]

Facebook Openly Deletes Scammer Data

By |2016-10-16T07:49:34+00:00August 5th, 2016|Facebook Scammers, SCARS Anti-Scam Information, SCARS News & Updates|

Today Represents A Pivot Point For Facebook Today is the day that Facebook Openly Acted To Protect Scammers on Facebook over the interests of their subscribers. The UNITED STATES CONGRESS passed the Communications Decency Act (specifically the Section 230) which protected companies like Facebook from liability for things posted by third-parties, such as scammers. However, [...]

SCARS Officially Sanctions the Committee for Data Standards in Scam Reporting

By |2016-09-26T14:21:54+00:00July 26th, 2016|SCARS News & Updates, SCARS Sanctioned Committees|

SCARS Officially Sanctions the Committee for Data Standards in Scam Reporting An Official Statement by The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams Inc. I am pleased to announce that SCARS – the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams’s Committee on Certification & Accreditation has voted to formally sanction the work of this Committee for Data Standards [...]

SCARS Officially Sanctions the Committee for Ethics in Scam Reporting

By |2016-10-16T07:49:34+00:00July 20th, 2016|SCARS News & Updates, SCARS Sanctioned Committees|

SCARS Officially Sanctions the Committee for Ethics in Scam Reporting An Official Statement by The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams Inc.   I am pleased to announce that SCARS - the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams's Committee on Certification & Accreditation has voted to formally sanction the work of this Committee [...]