The typical crypto criminal has a high degree of proficiency in psychological operations
and emotional manipulation. To them, this is a game, and you are prey.
Most are at least narcissistic, some are sociopathic, a few
are psychopathic. Your normal ideas for mitigating normal
people will not work on these criminals.
ACCEPTANCEAccepting this as truth is not a defeat, because
you will simply change your tactics.
ORGANISEIf we want to defeat organised criminals, we must become more organised than them
and begin to think and act emotionally and psychologically smarter than them.
Emotional dispassion is crucial, turning to critical thinking, logic and
rationalism is important as early as possible. CHANGE THE GAMEThe aim is to disrupt you, destabilise you and then manipulate
and farm you for resources through fear.
PREY BECOMES PREDATOR
- stop the manipulation.
- promises are false.
- on your social media.
- including future profiles.
- create a sequence of events.
- the offender's account.
Posts, comments, conversations, pictures,
export chat text, note what happened, as it happened.
PrepareAll of the above assists with case documentation. We prepare a Statement of Facts, which includesChronology, Sequence of Events, Affidavit, Forensic transaction and identity. CollaborateWe get the case documentation into the hands of law enforcement,
presented to a legal standard to assist a magistrate to prosecute. PatienceLegal cases take time. The best work you can do is to relax.Entrusting law enforcement to do their job. Collating a chain of evidence can take a long time.
THE 7 STAGES OF GRIEF
Something has been taken from you. it is important to acknowledge
You are hurtThe seven stages of grief are another popular model
for explaining the complicated experiences of loss.
Shock and denial:
This is a state of disbelief
and numbed feelings.
Pain and guilt:
You may feel that your loss is unbearable and that you’re making
other people’s lives harder because of your feelings and needs.IT'S OK, TO NOT BE OK.
Anger and bargaining:
You may give in, telling the abuser that you’ll do anything
they ask if they’ll only grant you relief from these
feelings or this situation.BLOCK THEM.
This may be a period of isolation and loneliness
during which you process and reflect on the loss.
SOCIALISE WITH FRIENDS.
The upward turn:
At this point, the stages of grief like anger and pain have died
down, and you’re left in a more calm and relaxed state.
Reconstruction and working through:
You can begin to put pieces of your life
back together and move forward.
SUPPORT YOUR TEAM.
Acceptance and hope:
This is a very gradual acceptance of the new way
of life and a feeling of possibility for the future.