scams

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
Stuff

This Guy Says He'll Teach You How to Beat the House at Craps for Just $1,600

Everyone knows that the house has an unbeatable edge when it comes to craps. What "dice controllers" presuppose is... maybe it doesn't.
Dan Hernandez
10.9.16
tech

The Burgeoning Industry of 'Breakup Counselors' Who Promise to Help You Get Your Ex Back

Entrepreneurs like Byro Zoltan say they can help you repair a broken relationship. But it will cost you.
Luke Winkie
10.5.16
Health

The Tangled Web of Lies Behind Many Restaurant Menus

You might want to wait till after lunch to read this.
Markham Heid
7.27.16