Coming Together

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

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

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

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

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

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 [...]

Welcome to SCARS

Welcome to the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Updated February 28, 2019 The Society was formed by a group long time Anti-Scam Professionals under the leadership of Dr. Tim McGuinness, who has been fighting scams online for the last 25 years. As a businessman and co-founder of TigerDirect in 1985, he has seen first [...]