America’s DIY Phone Farmers
Ordinary Americans are using armies of phones to generate cash to buy food, diapers, and beer through ad fraud.
How Pornhub Enables Doxing and Harassment
Pornhub is hosting videos that have been viewed hundreds of millions of times. The women in them say they thought the videos would never reach the internet, and that being doxed has ruined their lives.
Trump Just Pardoned a Guy Who Wrote a Glowing Book About Him
“The traits that elevated Donald Trump to the White House are the traits of America,” the book began.
NASA Says $700 Million in Rocket Failures Caused by Fraudster Company
Aluminum supplier Sapa Profiles, Inc. will pay $46 million to NASA, the Department of Defense, and other victims of its fraud scheme.
Doctors Can Legally Inseminate Patients with Their Own Sperm in Most States
When Matt White learned that he shares DNA with his mother's former fertility doctor—and close to 50 half-siblings—he and his mother began pushing legislators to outlaw fertility fraud in Indiana. Now, victims in other states are following suit.
Thieves Somehow Stole 100 Car2Go Cars in Chicago
The company says it was not a “hack,” but Chicago police say that some of the carsharing cars may still be unaccounted for.
International Space Station
Former ISS Executive Charged With Allegedly Expensing Sex Workers to NASA
Charles Resnick, former chief economist for the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS), is accused of allegedly defrauding the government and misusing NASA money.
What It’s Like Writing Fake Essays for Wealthy International Students
College admissions fraud is a global industry. Just ask these 'tutors.'
Stephen K Hirst
Michael Avenatti arrested and charged with extortion and fraud in 2 separate federal cases
In one case, he tried to extort more than $20 million from Nike, according to prosecutors.
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Students Are Suing the Hell out of Schools Tied to the College Bribery Scam
One woman and her son are asking for $500 billion.
College admissions scam
9 wild wiretapped conversations of parents trying to scam their kids into elite colleges
"I'm not worried about the moral issue here," one parent said.
Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin among 50 charged in college admissions scam for unworthy kids, prosecutors say
Prosecutors said they engaged in “large-scale, elaborate fraud” to create a “rigged system” at elite American universities like Yale, Stanford, USC, and UCLA.