SCAM

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
4 days ago
Scams And Scammers

Influencer Caroline Calloway Isn't a Scammer, Just a Self-Obsessed Mess

I was obsessed with her, until I saw firsthand who she really is.
Genevieve Wheeler
1.17.19
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
Tinder

This Girl Conned Dozens of Guys 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 £390K 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 £100 "cleaning fee."
River Donaghey
7.24.18
Privacy and Perception Issue

I Was Tricked Into Becoming a Cam Girl at 18

It all started with a mysterious MSN message asking me if I'd like to be a model.
Sarah Hurtes
7.12.18
The Privacy and Perception Issue

I Was Tricked into Becoming a Cam Girl at 18

It all started with a mysterious MSN message asking me if I'd like to be a model.
Sarah Hurtes
6.19.18
crime

The Strip Club Accused of Drugging and Robbing Its Customers

After waking up with £9,000 charged to his card, one customer drug-tested himself and found traces of methadone. He was one of many men allegedly scammed by Birmingham's Legs 11.
James Nolan
3.6.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

'New York Times' Sues Scammer Who Pretended to Be a Reporter

Contessa Bourbon met with major politicians and even printed her own bogus business cards, according to the suit.
Louise Matsakis
11.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Guy Allegedly Pretended to Be Nickelback's Drummer to Steal $25,000 of Drum Gear

It's hard out there when you're the drummer of a universally despised rock band.
VICE Staff
3.2.17
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