Allie Conti

Allie Conti is the senior staff writer at VICE. You can visit her personal website here.

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Stores in USA Are Banning Guns Because the Government Won’t

Kroger and Walmart are asking customers to stop openly carrying guns while shopping.
Allie Conti
9.5.19
Scam Academy

I Manipulated Lonely Teachers to Steal Tests in High School

I got the idea when I was working at a movie theater.
Anonymous
8.20.19
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WeWork Celebrates Losing $1.6 Billion by Going Public

Losing money is what hot tech startups do best.
Allie Conti
8.15.19
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We Talked to People in the 11 Percent of Millennials Who 'Always' Feel Lonely

"How can I be this old and not have any friends?"
Allie Conti
8.14.19
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Rich Families Are Legally Separating from Their Kids to Pay Less for College

It's the latest tactic the American wealthy use to game the system.
Allie Conti
7.31.19
Scam Academy

I Got Paid to Improve Rich Kids' Personalities on Their College Applications

I agreed to do something that seemed a little bit sketch but ultimately legal so I wouldn't have to take out loans. It turned out to be a very fine line.
Anonymous
7.17.19
Scam Academy

I Help People Cheat Their Way to Getting PhDs

I've written dozens of papers, including dissertations, for people with fancy titles in prestigious fields.
Anonymous
7.9.19
Technology

These Engineering Students Built a Special Pen Just for Cheating on Tests

"We didn't really need to cheat, because we already had 3.9 GPAs."
Anonymous
6.18.19
Scam Academy

I Use My Learning Disorder Diagnosis to Cheat on Tests

Getting diagnosed cost thousands of dollars—my roommate couldn't afford it—but it's helping me out big time.
Anonymous
6.4.19
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Millennials Are Taking on Credit Card Debt Because We Can’t Afford Necessities

A new report has more bad news for young people.
Allie Conti
5.27.19
Scam Academy

I Make $1,000 a Week Writing Essays for Lazy Students

Helping kids scam schools has turned into a full-time job for me.
Anonymous
5.21.19
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Christmas Presents Are Bad, Actually

Forget to get someone a gift? Let me provide you with after-the-fact justification.
Allie Conti
12.25.18
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