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9.12.19

I Faked My Way as an Instagram Poet, and It Went Bizarrely Well

I decided to find out whether Instagram poetry took real talent, or if the whole thing is a sham, by becoming the worst poet the internet has ever seen.

8.19.19

I Faked My Own Birthday To See What Free Stuff I Could Scam

I'm not proud, but it worked.

4.2.19

Old People in Australia Keep Getting Swindled by a Line Dancing Scam

Retirees have allegedly been duped out of more than £65,000 to attend and compete in dancing competitions that never happened.

3.26.19

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.

3.21.19

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

The US Marshal's Service is holding a fyre sale.

2.11.19

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.

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1.17.19

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.

1.16.19

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."

10.17.18

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.

8.21.18

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.

8.14.18

These Lunch Ladies Allegedly Stole £390K from Their School Cafeterias

Cops believe the sisters scammed their schools unnoticed for years.

7.24.18

Some Uber Drivers Are Reportedly Scamming Passengers with Fake Vomit

So they can charge a £100 "cleaning fee."

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