SCAM

Instagram

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.
Amelia Tait
3.27.19
Vice Guide to Right Now

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

The US Marshal's Service is holding a fyre sale.
Bonnie Emmanuelle
3.21.19
crime

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.
Nat Kassel
2.8.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch This Guy Allegedly Fake a Fall for Insurance Money and Fail Miserably

Is that really all you've got?
River Donaghey
2.3.19
Paranormal

There's a $100K Reward Going for People Who Prove They're Psychic

According to the prize's organiser no one has come close to winning in 39 years.
Laura Woods
1.22.19
Film

Inside the Making of the New Fyre Festival Documentary

"The thing that the founder, Billy, wanted more than anything – in my opinion – was to be in the middle of it all. He wanted to be The Guy."
Niloufar Haidari
1.16.19
Media

I Sent Fake Versions of Myself On TV and Everyone Fell for It

I'm no good at doing press for my shed story, so thought it might be fun to get some other people to do it instead.
Oobah Butler
10.17.18
sydney rent

Sydney's Insane Rental Prices Have Created a Sex-For-Rent Marketplace

We talked to guys who post Gumtree ads like: "All bills and rent paid in exchange for regular sex."
Claire Hubble
9.20.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Colour'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.16.18
Tinder

This Girl Conned Dozens of Dudes into Going on a Mass Tinder Date with Her

She pulled off a month-long scam that ended with a 'Hunger Games'-style competition for the right to take her out.
Drew Schwartz
8.21.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

These Lunch Ladies Allegedly Stole $500K from Their School Cafeterias

Cops believe the sisters scammed their schools unnoticed for years.
Drew Schwartz
8.14.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Uber Drivers Are Reportedly Scamming Passengers with Fake Vomit

So they can charge a $150 "cleaning fee."
River Donaghey
7.23.18
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