scams

Our Blessed Year

The 11 Kinds of Untruths That Come Out of Trump's Mouth

If telling the truth means you don't have to remember anything, Trump has an awful lot to remember.
Harry Cheadle
12.27.18
americana

The Seven Wildest Scandals and Scams of 2018 That Don't Involve Trump

They exist, and they are kind of spectacular.
Matt Taylor
12.26.18
how to

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.
Mica Lemiski
11.9.18
scams

How to Get a Friend Out of an MLM

There are definitely some giant mistakes you shouldn't make.
Caroline Thompson
10.22.18
Late Capitalism

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."
Francisco Alvarado
10.11.18
housing market

I Used San Francisco’s Multi-Million-Dollar Open Houses as My Own Buffet

And was only mildly humiliated in the process.
Nick Greene
8.1.18
crime

The Insane Saga of the Fake Saudi Prince Who Scammed Miami's Rich and Famous

A career con-artist, Anthony Gignac got busted over and over again, but kept finding new prey in America's capital city of fraud.
Francisco Alvarado
7.18.18
Australia Today

Internet 'Puppy Scammers' Are Duping Soft-Hearted Australians

People aged between 25 and 34 are most at risk of being fleeced.
Rebecca Kamm
3.26.18
crime

How I Got Caught in a Terrible Personal Assistant Scam

When I found out, I decided to mess with my scammer.
Gideon Greenbaum-Shinder
2.28.18
housing

How to Avoid Getting Caught Up in a Rental Scam

Scammers are taking advantage of housing crises across Canada. Here’s how you can spot one.
Allison Tierney
12.6.17
Internet

I Tried To Join The Illuminati and Got Scammed

I never knew how much I wanted to join the Illuminati until a (very obvious) scammer asked if I wanted in.
Mack Lamoureux
12.5.17
crime

The Money Laundering Scam That Turns Drug Cash into Real Estate

We talked to the investigative reporter who uncovered massive problems with organized crime in British Columbia casinos.
Sarah Berman
10.24.17
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