SCARS Position Statement: Are Corporate Employees That Fall For Scams Victims Or Negligent?

Are Corporate Employees That Fall For Scams Victims Or Negligent? Reprinted from LinkedIn A SCARS Position Statement - September 1, 2020 In a recent conversation with a leading cybersecurity training company, we explored the predominant notion that employees that fail to follow corporate policies and procedures, that lead to cybersecurity breaches are reckless, negligent, [...]

SCARS New Strategy For Spanish Language Victims’ Support

SCARS Now Has A Formal Spanish Language Website And A Better Defined Spanish Language Coverage Plan [ENG//ESP] PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico – August 16, 2020 For some time we have needed a dedicated Spanish language website. We have a strong presence on social media on Facebook & Twitter in Spanish, [...]

Professionalizing Scam Victims’ Assistance

SCARS ETHICS: Professionalizing Scam Victims' Assistance There is something that we all must be clear on. Like it or not, all of us who are volunteering our time and energy towards helping victims of scams are engaged in a new journey. This journey is one of professional development because we are all engaged in a [...]

SCARS™ REGULATORY ALERT: U.S. Senator goes after Socially Engineered Web Addictions

SCARS™ REGULATORY ALERT: U.S. Senator goes after Socially Engineered Web Addictions Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Today Senator Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) Introduced Legislation To Curb Addictive And Deceptive Techniques That Tech Giants Use To Exploit Users. THE SOCIETY OF CITIZENS AGAINST RELATIONSHIP SCAMS SUPPORTS THIS LEGISLATION [lwptoc] Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act The Social [...]

SCARS Editorial: Open Letter To SCARS Members & Victims

SCARS Editorial: Open Letter To SCARS Members & Victims   As you all know, SCARS - the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams is a nonprofit corporation that is focused on crime victims assistance. We are registered with governments around the world. Like any business - nonprofit or for-profit - there is an organizational structure [...]

The SCARS™ Communication Philosophy Is Very Simple! It’s Radical Candor!

The SCARS™ Communication Philosophy Is Very Simple! It's Radical Candor! The Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams [SCARS] exists in a world of very hard truth Every day we deliver horrible news to people on the worst day of their lives. We do our best to help them, and especially those that are right on [...]

SCARS ANNOUNCEMENT: SCARS Signs Agreement With Donorbox.org

SCARS ANNOUNCEMENT: SCARS Signs Agreement With Donorbox.org For Immediate Release June 22, 2019 We are very pleased to announce that SCARS has signed a multi-year agreement with DONORBOX.org to manage SCARS' public fundraising. Donorbox is the leading fundraising provider platform for such prestigious organizations as Suicide Lifeline, the leading crisis hotline in the world, and over 20,000 [...]

SCARS™ Launches New Campaign To Restrict Scammer Use Of Phone Numbers

SCARS™ Launches New Campaign To Restrict Scammer Use Of Phone Numbers Ban Access To U.S. VOIP Phone Numbers Without U.S. Residence or Incorporation Verification SOLUTIONS DO NOT ALWAYS NEED TO BE COMPLICATED Click Here For The Petition: « https://www.change.org/p/united-states-federal-communications-commission-ban-access-to-u-s-voip-phone-numbers-without-u-s-residence-or-incorporation-verification » In today's world anyone - literally, anyone anywhere in the world can obtain a FREE United [...]

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime

SCARS™ Advocacy: President Donald Trump's Executive Orders Relating To Cybercrime We Applaud President Donald Trump For His Commitment To Strengthening Internet Safety And Critical Online Infrastructure. 2017-Present Here is a list of President Trump's Executive Orders that matter to us: EO 13873: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain EO 13870: America's [...]