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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 [...]

February 14th Log Off Facebook Day

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The SCARS Plan For Social Media Safety

The Society's Suggestion For How To Improve Social Media Safety The "SCARS Plan" In order to provide a greater level of security in Social Media additional safeguards and [...]

November Black Star Online Safety Month

Staying Safe Online Is No Accident! November is Black Star Online Safety Month In order to stay safe online YOU have to pay attention to the details. You have to learn [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]