SCAM

Australia Today

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.
Gavin Butler
4.2.19
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
3.26.19
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
2.11.19
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
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