SCARS Invited to Saudi Arabia By Ministry of Culture

SCARS Invited to Saudi Arabia By Ministry of Culture FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 14, 2019 MIAMI FLORIDA U.S.A. SCARS Is Extraordinarily Proud To Have Been Invited To Attend A Special Event In Saudi Arabia On March 27th, 2019 SAUDI-ARABIA-INVITATION   Invitation To: Dr. Tim McGuinness, Chairman, SCARS The development of the cultural sector [...]

SCARS™ Proposed Changes To The Communications Decency Act

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

Dr. Tim McGuinness, Chairman of Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams (SCARS) to speak at the iDate Conference in Miami

Dr. Tim McGuinness, Chairman of Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams (SCARS) to speak at the iDate Conference in Miami New York, NY--Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams (SCARS) will speak at the iDate Online Dating Industry Conference ( http://idate2017.com ) at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens on January 24-26, 2017.   Tim McGuinness, [...]

Why Are There Online Scammers?

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

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 [...]