Fraud

education

I Write Essays for Wealthy International Students

College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these "tutors".
Stephen K Hirst
4.6.19
con men

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."
Seth Ferranti
1.8.19
Australia Today

Court Finds This So-Called Healer Swindled Cancer Patients out of Millions

The founder of Universal Medicine thinks he's the reincarnation of Leonardo Da Vinci. Others think he's the leader of a cult.
Gavin Butler
11.14.18
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
10.12.18
Views My Own

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.
Matt Taylor
10.3.18
Sex cult

NXIVM President and Heiress Arrested for Allegedly Running Illegal Pyramid Schemes

Clare Bronfman, Nancy Salzman and other so-called "sex cult" insiders have been charged with racketeering conspiracy.
Sarah Berman
7.25.18
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
true crime

The Man with the Stolen Name

They know what he did—including that he voted for Donald Trump. They just don’t know who he is.
Justin George
5.16.18
true crime

What Life Is Really Like at Martin Shkreli's New Prison Home

"Shkreli needs to realise that serving time in federal prison comes with discomfort."
Seth Ferranti
5.1.18
internet crime

Visiting America? Make Sure You Don't Fall Victim to This Scam

Fraudsters are setting up websites designed to massively overcharge consumers for all sorts of forms and certificates.
Mattha Busby
3.9.18
Most Expensive Record Ever

What Happens to Martin Shkreli's Wu-Tang Album Now

The infamous pharma-bro has been ordered to hand 'Once Upon a Time in Shaolin' over to the US government – but what happens then?
Nana Baah
3.6.18
Grenfell Tower

The Conman of Grenfell Tower

Anh Nhu Nguyen obtained £12,500 after telling police he'd lost his family and home in the Grenfell fire. Everything he said was a lie.
Mark Wilding
2.12.18
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