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 [...]

Society Milestone! Now An Approved Scam Victims’ Assistance & Support Resource

By |2017-07-17T14:21:02+00:00July 17th, 2017|About SCARS, SCARS Announcements & Press Releases, SCARS in Public, SCARS News & Updates|

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 [...]

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 [...]

SCARS Approved Victims Assistance Training

By |2017-02-24T08:26:35+00:00February 24th, 2017|About SCARS, SCARS Announcements & Press Releases, SCARS News & Updates|

SCARS Approved Victims Assistance Training OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR RELEASE FEBRUARY 25, 2017 Starting in March 2017, all SCARS Approved Scam Victim's Assistance or Support Groups will be required to have all permanent personnel and volunteers take and pass an approved training course in Online Fraud Victim's Assistance. SCARS believes that the professionalization of Scam Victim's [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]