SCARS™ Proposed Changes To The Communications Decency Act

By |2018-10-11T16:31:34+00:00October 11th, 2018|Campaign Against Online Fraud, Law Enforcement & Crime, SCARS News & Updates|

SCARS™ Proposed Changes To The Communications Decency Act The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams, in an effort to reduce online fraud and the uncontrolled creation of false or fake identities online request that the United States Congress amend the Communications Decency Act of 1996 to address unforeseen consequences of the original act. Introduction What few consumers understand [...]

Update From The Front Line

By |2017-04-12T08:30:00+00:00April 12th, 2017|Campaign Against Online Fraud, SCARS News & Updates|

SCARS announcement ... We believe the 2016 surge is over and the number of new scam victims has dropped by at least 25% in 2017 2016 saw over 1,000,000 new victims of romance scams worldwide 2017 is predicted to be between 600,000 to 750,000 new victims (or less) Trends are indicating the our constant reporting [...]

The World Needs A New Solution

By |2017-03-10T21:30:49+00:00March 10th, 2017|About SCARS, Campaign Against Online Fraud, Law Enforcement & Crime, SCARS Anti-Scam Information|

For the last 8 years our Governments, Institutions, and Online Companies have told us everything was just fine! They buried theirs and our heads in the sand! In 1994, when Bill Clinton was running for president, if you asked the average American, “What is the Internet? What is the World Wide Web? And, what [...]

February 14th Log Off Facebook Day

By |2017-02-06T17:11:20+00:00February 6th, 2017|About SCARS, Campaign Against Online Fraud, Facebook Scammers|

TURN OFF FACEBOOK ON 2/14 LOG OFF AND CONNECT WITH THE REAL WORLD AND THE REAL PEOPLE IN YOUR LIFE! By Tim McGuinness, Ph.D., Chairman of SCARS One of my activities as Chairman of the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS][www.AgainstRomanceScams.org] (ok, you can stop laughing now), is to help guide the organization towards [...]

SCARS To Present At The 2017 Cyber Security Forum Miami 2017

By |2017-01-23T13:26:34+00:00January 23rd, 2017|About SCARS, Campaign Against Online Fraud, SCARS in Public, SCARS News & Updates|

Dr. Tim McGuinness, the Chairman of the Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams will be presenting on global online fraud this Friday.   The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams will be presenting at “The 2017 Cyber Security Forum Miami 2017” at the Hotel Intercontinental Doral in Miami Dade County next January 27, 2017. Our [...]

Thank You Mr. President

By |2017-01-22T14:53:47+00:00January 22nd, 2017|Campaign Against Online Fraud, Law Enforcement & Crime, SCARS News & Updates|

Thank You Mr. Trump For Your Continued Commitment To The Victims Of Crime and To Justice For All Just moments ago, President Trump, during the Swearing-In Ceremony in the White House declared that there are many counting on his Presidency including Victims Of Crime.   As promised, Crime and its Victims will be [...]

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 [...]