Season 3, Episode 33: Talking Turkey with Debby Montgomery Johnson and Dr. Tim McGuinness, Directors of the Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams (SCARS)

It’s been 10 years since the “scam reveal” when Debby’s life came crashing in, financially and emotionally. What’s happened in the time since “Eric” confessed to stealing over $1M and today? Debby opens up about life after the scam and how she used her “pain” and turned it into her “passion.” It’s all about being there for one other person and to learn to Beware and Be Aware.

How do you move on with your life after the sudden loss of your husband, and then being scammed/taken in an online relationship scam? Life could end and it has, literally for many victims, with the suicide rate skyrocketing over the last few years. You could crawl under a rock and hide. You could isolate and watch Hallmark movies and eat M&Ms or you can STAND UP & SPEAK UP! Debby Montgomery Johnson did a little of the first two options but then decided to make a difference in the lives of others and this is her story of THRIVING after several of life’s curve balls.

April 8, 2010, Louis Montgomery walked out of the house and within 24 hours died of a massive heart attack. Two years later Debby had suffered a financial blow and a loss of over $1M in an online dating relationship gone BAD (see her story at It’s been 10 years since the scam reveal and Debby, now a Director of The Society of Citizens Against Relationship Scams (SCARS), is making a PIVOT to speak up for her company,, a woman-Veteran owned small vitamin supplement business, providing an alternative solution for those suffering from neuropathy. “What happened to me, I believe, had a reason and I’m here to help just one woman/man not get scammed (Beware and Be Aware) or recover from the emotional TRAUMA and financial fraud perpetrated by “CRIMINALS.”

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Recovery After a Scam…Online Relationship Scams…Financial Fraud…Suicide…Victim Blame…See for Victim Assistance and Education.

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