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Scams

  1. scams
    J. K. Rowling’s Assistant Reportedly Scammed the Hell Out of HerShe allegedly spent thousands on candles and luxury cats.
  2. scams
    How One ‘Sugar Daddy’ Scammed at Least Three WomenThe Times details the saga of a ‘sugar dater’ who cheated women out of thousands of dollars.
  3. scams
    Fyre Fest Fraudster Billy McFarland Sentenced to 6 Years in PrisonThe judge called him a “serial fraudster.”
  4. bruuuuuuce
    Bruce Springsteen Impersonator Scams Woman Out of $12,000A cautionary tale.
  5. scams
    This Literary Scammer Story Includes the World’s Most Hilarious LieWhat.
  6. scams
    Scott Pruitt Reportedly Tried to Get Aides to Find His Wife a $200,000 JobD.C.’s greatest scammer is at it again.
  7. scams
    Fyre Festival Organizer Allegedly Sold Fake Met Gala Tickets While Out on BailHe’s accused of selling fake tickets to events like the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and Coachella.
  8. crime
    Anna Delvey Wants to Make a Plea DealThe scammer wore her Céline glasses to court.
  9. money
    How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and Its BanksSomebody had to foot the bill for Anna Delvey’s fabulous new life. The city was full of marks.
  10. niche drama
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year Disqualified for Using a Stuffed AnimalAnteater drama!!!
  11. scams
    The Guy Who Scammed His Tinder Dates Out of Money Is Going to PrisonBrandon Kiehm’s lies got his dates to hand over almost $50,000.
  12. scams
    Woman Who Allegedly Drugged and Robbed Rich Men Avoids Jail TimeAlexandra Martinez, who allegedly made off with several Rolex watches, took a plea deal.
  13. niche drama
    The Lisa Vanderpump Dog-Rescue Drama You Didn’t Know You NeededA sketchy dog-rescue organization claims Vanderpump scammed them out of $32,000.
  14. scams
    Please Do Not Follow This Woman’s Terrible Financial Advice“The universe” will not get mad at you for paying off your bills.
  15. scams
    Miranda Kerr Seems to Have Landed Herself in the Middle of a Diamond ScamThe U.S. government is attempting to seize millions of dollars worth of diamonds given to her by her ex, Malaysian billionaire Jho Low.
  16. scams
    This Story Has Everything: Joe Biden’s Niece, C.O. Bigelow, and a $100K ScamHow much body wash could Caroline Biden have possibly bought?
  17. scams
    Gwyneth Paltrow Has No Idea What Goop’s Deal Is Either“I don’t know what the f*ck we talk about,” she admitted.
  18. scams
    Child Genius Uses Sleeping Mom’s Thumb to Unlock Phone and Order PresentsResourcefulness at its best.
  19. scams
    7 Plead Guilty to Stealing Millions in Nigerian ‘Romance Scams’They found their victims on online dating sites.
  20. scams
    This Former Sorority Girl Was Jailed for Scamming Gamma Phi Beta Out of $500KMore like Scam-ma Phi Beta.
  21. scams
    Weird That a Woman Named DKNY Swarovski Might Not Be All That She SeemedYou don’t say.
  22. l'amour
    Woman Made Up Kidnapping to Test If Her Boyfriend ‘Truly Cared About Her’Sounds pretty reasonable.
  23. scams
    At Least Your Last Tinder Date Didn’t Scam You Out of $10,000 Like This GuyThe “Tinder Grifter” strikes again.
  24. cruel things
    Looking for Love on the Internet Often Ends in FraudAccording to the FBI, victims of online-romance scams were swindled out of more than $80 million last year.
  25. bad diets
    The Shadiest Weight-Loss Scams This YearRuled on by the Federal Trade Commission.
  26. Why Smart People Fall for Weight-Loss ScamsThe most knowledgeable people can often be the most gullible.
  27. Pinterest Hacked, Butt Photos AboundSpam rumps.
  28. dubious cleanses
    Three Witches in a Walmart Parking Lot Offer to Cleanse SoulsFor just a few hundred dollars! What could go wrong?
  29. frauds
    Scam Beauty Schools Targeted Poor WomenTo get federal financial aid.
  30. scams
    Inside Iceland’s Nightmare ‘Fashion Week’The first red flag went up when they found their accommodations — not a hotel, but a former NATO military base, abandoned in 2006.
  31. the dark underbelly
    Fashion Week Ticket Fracas: Meet Your ScammersA look at the “rogue agents” who may have defiled the purity of Fashion Week.