The 'Fyre Festival of French Press' Crowdfunded $3 Million But Never Delivered
After three fully funded campaigns, Rite Press says it's running out of money and just needs a little more.
Scammers Are Filing Fake Trademarks to Steal High-Value Instagram Accounts
Scammers don't only hack Instagram accounts. Sometimes they just provide Instagram with some paperwork.
A Scammer Used YouTube’s Copyright System to Ransom Creators
By submitting fake copyright “flags” a scammer demanded hundreds of dollars via Paypal or Bitcoin and even managed to get past YouTube’s anti-abuse team.
Scammers Threaten to Review Bomb a Travel Company Unless it Pays Ransom
Twitter bots, fake reviews, and Instagram comments are the tools of a black hat SEO extortion attempt.
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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.
Desus & Mero
This Woman Claims She Can Talk to Animals Like Dr. Dolittle
Meet the animal whisperer doing very little to convince people she can talk to animals.
How a Credit Card Scammer Makes Thousands in Cash a Day
VICE met up with a full-time scammer for a look inside the shady, lucrative world of stealing credit card info on the dark web.
Ethereum Scammers Posing as Tech Celebrities Are Running Rampant On Twitter
Not even Ethereum's founder, Vitalik Buterin, is immune.
The Self-Proclaimed Equifax Hackers Are Likely Nothing More Than Amateur Scammers
The alleged hackers already got their dark web site and email suspended over suspicions that they’re not really who they claim to be.
Don't Be A Fool
Scammers Are Targeting Naive Bitcoin Owners With Terribly Simple Trick
PSA: don’t give anyone your Bitcoin private key.
All the People You Meet When Looking for a New Roommate
House-hunting is just as hard as dating.
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A Porn Bot Sprung a Leak and We Got to See What Was Behind It
Porn bots are as much a part of Twitter as subtweets. Now, a leaky server provides a glimpse of what happens behind the scenes.