SCAM

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This Lonely Man Tricked a Couple into Buying Him a Steak for Valentine's Day

Stephen Bonser pretended to be stood up at a chain restaurant all night, tweeting about it the entire evening, to see if somebody would cover a sad person's bill.
Alex Norcia
11 hours ago
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
2.7.19
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Watch This Guy Allegedly Fake a Fall for Insurance Money and Fail Miserably

Is that really all you've got?
River Donaghey
2.1.19
Film

Behind the Scenes of Netflix's 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
1.17.19
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
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The Viral Homeless Vet GoFundMe That Raised $400K Was Allegedly a Scam

This story just keeps getting more messed up.
River Donaghey
11.15.18
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 I thought it might be fun to get some other people to do it instead.
Oobah Butler
Jake Lewis
10.17.18
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Racists Are Peddling Fake Nike Coupons for 'People of Color'

Apparently we've now reached the "racist 4Chan scam" phase of the controversy surrounding Colin Kaepernick's new ad.
Drew Schwartz
9.14.18
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Homeless Vet Says He Got Scammed Out of $200K Raised for Him on GoFundMe

After he used his last $20 to help a woman who ran out of gas on the side of the highway.
Drew Schwartz
8.24.18
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How Cherries Took Down America's Most Wanted 'Deadbeat Dad'

The scammer, who dodged child support for two decades, was just sentenced to two years in prison.
Mack Lamoureux
8.23.18
Tinder

This Girl Conned Dozens of Dudes 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
8.20.18
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These Lunch Ladies Allegedly Stole $500K from Their School Cafeterias

Cops believe the sisters scammed their schools unnoticed for years.
Drew Schwartz
8.14.18
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