$3.1 Trillion – Recovering Transnational Organized Crime Profits – Reimagining the World – An Essay – 2024

$3.1 Trillion – Recovering Organized Crime Profits – Reimagining the World

An Essay

How We Can Make A Better World

Author:
•  Tim McGuinness, Ph.D. – Anthropologist, Scientist, Director of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.

About This Article

Reclaiming the $3.1 trillion lost yearly to transnational organized crime could fuel massive societal transformation.

Redirecting these funds towards education, healthcare, infrastructure, and environmental conservation could spark progress globally. Achieving this vision requires disrupting criminal networks, enhancing law enforcement cooperation, and implementing robust policy reforms. It starts with awareness, commitment, and collective action to reclaim the potential hidden within those lost trillions from transnational organized crime.

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A Scam Victim in Extreme Distress – Stopping the Pain – 2024

A Scam Victim in Extreme Distress – Stopping the Pain

An Essay about the Extreme Distress that often follows the Discovery of a Scam

Authors:
•  Vianey Gonzalez B.Sc(Psych) – Psychologist, Certified Deception Professional, Psychology Advisory Panel & Director of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.
•  Tim McGuinness, Ph.D. – Anthropologist, Scientist, Director of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.

About This Article

When scam victims express extreme distress, it’s a cry for help and a manifestation of deep pain, tearing apart their sense of self. Understanding the neurological storm in their brain during distress is crucial.

Brain regions like the amygdala become hyperactive, while the prefrontal cortex, vital for rational thinking, is impaired. Dysregulated neurotransmitters contribute to mood disturbances. To cope, victims should prioritize safety and seek professional help. Even in extreme distress, small steps like deep breathing or expressing feelings can be empowering.

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SEXTORTION SCAM WARNING – URGENT – 2024

SEXTORTION SCAM WARNING – URGENT – 2024

Very High Sextortion Scam Risk Targeting Teen Victims

Authors:
•  SCARS Editorial Team – Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams Inc.
•  Portions from Paul Raffile, Teleo, Intel Analyst | Investigator | Security Strategy | Digital Risk | OSINT

Article Abstract

This article details an urgent Sextortion Scam Warning that has the potential to affect millions more teens in the coming weeks. Please help – read, respond and share, and report.

♦♦♦ Sextortion Scam Warning! We Need Your Help! We Need You To Report The Wizz App On The Google App Store And In The Apple iTunes Store, Then Report It To The FTC!

This Is Catastrophic And It Is Happening Right Under Our Noses!

TALK TO YOUR TEENS ABOUT SCAMS AND SPECIFICALLY ABOUT SEXTORTION SCAMS!

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Scam Reimbursement Part 2 – Takeaways from UK Regulatory Actions to Combat APP Scams – 2024

Takeaways from UK Regulatory Actions to Combat APP Scams

Regulatory Actions that Reduce Scam Victim Losses

Author:
•  Ken Palla, Retired Director, MUFG Union Bank – Courtesy of BioCatch

Article Abstract

“Global Insights: Learning from UK Regulatory Measures to Combat APP Scams”

Non-UK financial institutions can glean valuable insights from the UK’s regulatory approach to combatting authorized push payment (APP) scams. Beyond the focus on reimbursement, key lessons include the importance of developing standardized scam reporting metrics, implementing controls to prevent scams, and active participation in industry associations for intelligence sharing.

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Scam Reimbursement Part 1 – UK Payment Systems Regulator Final Scam Reimbursement Model – 2024

UK Payment Systems Regulator Final Scam Reimbursement

Implementing Widespread Scam/Fraud Victim Reimbursement in the United Kingdom = A Model for the World!

Author:
•  Ken Palla, Retired Director, MUFG Union Bank – Courtesy of BioCatch

Article Abstract

“UK Payment Systems Regulator Sets Precedent with Final Scam Reimbursement Guidelines”

The UK Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) released comprehensive scam reimbursement requirements, effective October 2024, offering a global model.

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Nigerian Scammer Justice: Why We MUST Extradite – Guest Editorial – 2023

Nigerian Scammer Justice: Why We MUST Extradite

A Nigerian Scammer Comparison of Criminal Justice

A Guest Editorial

Author:
• Gary Warner, UAB Computer Forensics / DarkTower Threat Intelligence

Why Extradition Of Nigerian Scammers Is So Important? Because Nigeria’s EFCC Lets Them Off With A Slap On The Hand!

Meet Osondu Victor IGWILO, a Nigerian Scammer

In 2018, the FBI Houston office charged IGWILO with being the “Chairman” of a scheme where IGWILO and his team would send emails claiming to be BB&T Bank Executives and executing various “advance-fee schemes” including investment scams and inheritance scams.

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