scams

fyre festival

Ten Lessons We Took Away from Netflix's Fyre Festival Documentary

A lot of this is about the mouthwash scene.
VICE Staff
1.22.19
Our Blessed Year

The 11 Kinds of Untruths That Come Out of Trump's Mouth

If telling the truth means you don't have to remember anything, Trump has an awful lot to remember.
Harry Cheadle
12.26.18
americana

The Seven Wildest Scandals and Scams of 2018 That Don't Involve Trump

They exist, and they are kind of spectacular.
Matt Taylor
12.24.18
scams

How to Get a Friend Out of an MLM

There are definitely some giant mistakes you shouldn't make.
Caroline Thompson
10.22.18
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Scamming Amazon for Big Money

"To most people $230,000 is a lot of money, but for Amazon it probably doesn’t do anything to hurt its stock price."
Francisco Alvarado
10.11.18
housing market

I Used San Francisco’s Multi-Million-Dollar Open Houses as My Own Buffet

And was only mildly humiliated in the process.
Nick Greene
8.1.18
crime

The Insane Saga of the Fake Saudi Prince Who Scammed Miami's Rich and Famous

A career con-artist, Anthony Gignac got busted over and over again, but kept finding new prey in America's capital city of fraud.
Francisco Alvarado
7.18.18
scams

How to Deal with Your Shitty Landlord

More people are renting now than ever. It's important to know your rights.
Caroline Thompson
12.12.17
Internet

I Tried to Join the Illuminati and Got Scammed

I never knew how much I wanted to join the Illuminati until a (very obvious) scammer asked if I wanted in.
Mack Lamoureux
12.5.17
scams

People Told Us Their Most Insane Catfishing Stories

No, Lance Bass does not want to marry you.
Caroline Thompson
10.12.17
immigration

The Scammers Ripping Off Desperate Immigrants with Fake Legal Advice

'Notarios' promise green cards, but their clients get high bills—and sometimes they get deported.
Cole Kazdin
8.24.17
scams

I Hired a Hugh Grant Impersonator to Help Me Sneak into a Private Club

I've always wondered what luxury lies behind the doors of London's private members' clubs, so I decided, by hook or crook, I'd find a way in.
Oobah Butler
2.10.17
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