Fraud

7.16.19

How Pornhub Enables Doxing and Harassment

Pornhub is hosting videos that have been viewed hundreds of millions of times. The women in them say they thought the videos would never reach the internet, and that being doxed has ruined their lives.

4.4.19

What It’s Like Writing Fake Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these “tutors.”

3.15.19

Students Are Suing the Hell out of Schools Tied to the College Bribery Scam

One woman and her son are asking for $500 billion.

3.13.19

9 wild wiretapped conversations of parents trying to scam their kids into elite colleges

"I'm not worried about the moral issue here," one parent said.

1.30.19

Richard E. Grant Is the Ideal Celebrity Dinner Party Guest

"I’m usually the guy who sits and talks to someone, even if they’re boring me to paralysis, I’ll keep talking out of politeness."

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1.8.19

The Wild Story of Whitaker Wright, the Con Man Who Killed Himself in Court

The Bernie Madoff of the late 1800s, he was "the world's most shameless swindler."

11.9.18

How To Know When You’re Being Phone-Scammed

Incessant Canada Revenue Agency fraud calls might have ruined our ability to sort what’s real and fake.

10.18.18

This Fugitive Allegedly Faked His Own Death to Chill in a $3.4 Million Castle

A clear lesson in what not to do after faking your own death.

10.11.18

The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Scamming Amazon for Big Money

"To most people $230,000 is a lot of money, but for Amazon it probably doesn’t do anything to hurt its stock price."

10.2.18

This Is How the Rich Steal from America

That Donald Trump inherited an insane amount of money isn't shocking. But how his dad and he pulled it off by selling a lie really is.

9.13.18

The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Did they prevent a full-scale collapse? Yes. Was it necessary to do it the way we did? Not at all.

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