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10.1.19

Secret Cameras Hidden in Lipsticks Were Used in India’s Biggest Sex Scandal

The extortion racket run by five women, which involved blackmailing politicians, businessmen and bureaucrats, used high-tech gear to secretly record victims.

9.13.19

I Faked My Way as an Instagram Poet, and It Went Bizarrely Well

I decided to find out whether Instagram poetry took real talent, or if the whole thing is a sham, by becoming the worst poet the internet has ever seen.

8.20.19

I Faked My Own Birthday To See What Free Stuff I Could Scam

I'm not proud, but it worked.

6.24.19

Vintage Disney VHS Tapes Are Selling For Thousands of Dollars on eBay

But is anyone really buying them or is it all a scam?

5.7.19

Scientology is Allegedly Being Taught at Schools in Samoa

Books by L Ron Hubbard are being used in at least six schools in the Pacific island nation.

4.10.19

Hulu's New Theranos Series 'The Dropout' Will Star Kate McKinnon as Elizabeth Holmes

The series will be based on ABC Radio's podcast about the disgraced med-tech company.

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4.2.19

Old People in Queensland Keep Getting Swindled by a Line Dancing Scam

Retirees have allegedly been duped out of more than $120,000 to attend and compete in dancing competitions that never happened.

3.27.19

The Secret Trail of Money Behind Those Instagram Porn Bots

You've probably got used to ignoring them, but this is what happens if you click and keep on clicking.

3.21.19

Fyre Festival Merchandise Will Go on Sale to Recoup Investors' Money

The US Marshal's Service is holding a fyre sale.

3.20.19

'The Inventor' Doesn't Bring Anything New to Elizabeth Holmes's Story

Theranos profited off telling a juicy scammer tale. That story is still profitable, because we can't stop telling it.

2.8.19

Instagrammers Are Getting Scammed by a Mysterious 'Con Queen'

By imitating film directors, CEOs, and Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife, some unknown woman is duping influencers out of thousands.

2.2.19
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