About The Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams

» SCARS was created by a consortium of Anti-Scam Organizations, Groups, and Professionals with more than 20 years of experience in online fraud. Founded in 2015 to become the only real anti-scams standards and accreditation body in the world. We invite you to become a member now for free! We will contact you when your membership is approved about our benefits, services, and features.

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

By | 2017-07-17T14:21:02+00:00 July 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+00:00 April 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 [...]

The World Needs A New Solution

By | 2017-03-10T21:30:49+00:00 March 10th, 2017|About SCARS, Campaign Against Online Fraud, Law Enforcement & Crime, SCARS Anti-Scam Information|

For the last 8 years our Governments, Institutions, and Online Companies have told us everything was just fine! They buried theirs and our heads in the sand! In 1994, when Bill Clinton was running for president, if you asked the average American, “What is the Internet? What is the World Wide Web? And, what [...]

SCARS Approved Victims Assistance Training

By | 2017-02-24T08:26:35+00:00 February 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 [...]

February 14th Log Off Facebook Day

By | 2017-02-06T17:11:20+00:00 February 6th, 2017|About SCARS, Campaign Against Online Fraud, Facebook Scammers|

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 Society of Citizens Against Romance Scams [SCARS][www.AgainstRomanceScams.org] (ok, you can stop laughing now), is to help guide the organization towards [...]

SCARS To Present At The 2017 Cyber Security Forum Miami 2017

By | 2017-01-23T13:26:34+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 December 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 [...]