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  1. okay!
    Anna Delvey Is Still Convinced She’s Not a Con Artist“I never told any senseless lies. Unless they were, like, a bank,” she said on Call Her Daddy.
  2. scams
    Is Anna Delvey About to Be Deported?Despite reports that she was sent back to Germany, her lawyer says she’s still in ICE detention.
  3. theranos
    Everything to Know About Sunny BalwaniThe former Theranos president secretly dated Elizabeth Holmes for years. His fraud trial starts this month.
  4. scams
    Who Is Anna Delvey Beefing With on Instagram?She and former friend Rachel DeLoache Williams are at odds over Inventing Anna.
  5. from the archives
    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.
  6. soho grifter
    Anna Delvey Won’t Be Watching Inventing AnnaIn an essay, she painted a grim picture of her confinement in an upstate ICE facility.
  7. cut opinion pages
    Turtlenecks Are Not That GreatI can no longer live under the tyranny of these oppressive garments.
  8. culture
    This Professor Reportedly Claimed to Be Indigenous for YearsCarrie Bourassa has been accused of faking her Indigenous heritage.
  9. recommendations
    These Leggings May Ruin Your LifeWomen say LuLaRoe sold them a lie. A new docuseries explores the MLM’s rise and spectacular implosion.
  10. impostors
    Can You Spot the Real Elizabeth Holmes?Only one of them is the real deal, but maybe all of them are fakes.
  11. crime
    Bernie Madoff Has DiedThe architect of a towering Ponzi scheme passed in prison at the age of 82.
  12. crime
    ‘Soho Grifter’ Anna Delvey Has Been Released From PrisonThe notorious scammer, born Anna Sorokin, was released after serving nearly four years.
  13. all work no pay
    Hey, Hun!In women’s joblessness, multi-level marketers saw opportunity.
  14. psa
    Who Knows How Many ‘Fake Brad Pitts’ May Be Out ThereA Texas woman claims the actor approached her online and swindled her out of tens of thousands of dollars.
  15. scams
    The Seeds Are EverywhereMysterious, unasked-for packets of seeds are showing up in mailboxes nationwide.
  16. whoops
    Oh No, Someone Planted the Mystery SeedsAn Arkansas man now has a large, squash-looking plant laying siege to his garden.
  17. celebrity
    Kendall Jenner to Repay Some of Her Fyre Fest FeeShe reportedly settled for a much smaller sum than the one she was paid to promote the now-notorious fiasco.
  18. scams
    Damn, This Influencer (Almost) Pulled Off One Huge ScamKayla Massa, 22, is accused of stealing $1.5 million from her social-media followers and local businesses.
  19. close friends
    The Story of Caroline Calloway & Her Ghostwriter NatalieSeven years after I met the infamous Instagram star, I’m ready to tell my side of the story.
  20. college admissions scandal
    Olivia Jade Embraces Her Destiny“Olivia has no plans to return to USC. She never wanted to attend USC to begin with, and now she is sure that USC isn’t the place for her.”
  21. scams
    The Harvard Professor Scam Gets Even WeirderSix other men describe their encounters with the same mysterious Frenchwoman.
  22. college admissions scandal
    Who Will Play Lori Loughlin in the College-Scandal Lifetime Movie?Lifetime has announced it will be making a movie based on the college-admissions scandal involving Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman.
  23. scams
    Vogue Grifter Gets Probation for Stealing $50,000 From Creative DirectorYvonne Bannigan pleaded guilty to stealing from Grace Coddington.
  24. college admissions scandal
    Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty Over College ScamShe appeared in court on Monday.
  25. help wanted
    Lori Loughlin May Already Be Planning Her ComebackTwo crisis-management experts say they’ve been approached by the actress and her husband, Mossimo Giannulli.
  26. college admissions scandal
    Wait, One Family Paid $6.5 Million in the College Cheating Scandal?After months of remaining elusive, the family has been identified.
  27. atypical
    What It’s Like to Lose $1 Million in an Online Dating ScamAs dating sites and social apps proliferate, so, too, do scams.
  28. college admissions scandal
    Excuse Me But What Did Olivia Jade Know?“She would have never gone along with it if she thought this would happen,” a source said. Oh?
  29. celebrity
    Elizabeth Holmes Attempts to Go IncognitoBut bystanders said her signature voice gave her away.
  30. science of us
    What Does It Mean That Elizabeth Holmes Doesn’t Blink?An expert on con artists explains her blinking.
  31. scams
    The Most Bizarre Moments From the Elizabeth Holmes DocumentaryThere’s more to learn about the disgraced blood-testing entrepreneur.
  32. college admissions scandal
    Mom Sues Scammer Parents for $500 Billion for Taking Son’s College Spot“My only child was denied access to a college … because wealthy individuals felt that it was OK to lie, cheat, steal and bribe.”
  33. college admissions scandal
    The Most Bizarre Details From the College Cheating ScandalAn alleged scheme involving an email from Felicity Huffman that reads, “Ruh Ro!”
  34. college admissions scandal
    I Was a College Admissions Officer. This Is What I Saw.Even when it’s done legally, the process is a scam.
  35. scams
    At Last, Jax Taylor Weighs in on the College Cheating Scam“Oh wow.”
  36. satire
    My Yale College Application (Based on Real Achievements)Submitted without fraud for your approval.
  37. college admissions scandal
    Imagine Committing Fraud for a Kid and Then She Just Starts VloggingLori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade does dorm room spon-con and party makeup tutorials.
  38. fraud
    Get a Load of This Fake Sex Doctor’s Unhinged GriftDr. Damian Sendler got academic journals to print studies about “butt-fisting” and bestiality.
  39. scams
    Don’t Believe Anything Elizabeth Holmes Tells You About Her DogFirst of all, he’s not a wolf.
  40. books
    The Best Character in the Wild Literary Scammer StoryNo, not the cups of urine.
  41. fyre festival forever
    Fyre Festival Is Dead, But Its Chaotic Energy Lives OnCompeting documentary alert.
  42. scams
    J. K. Rowling’s Assistant Reportedly Scammed the Hell Out of HerShe allegedly spent thousands on candles and luxury cats.
  43. 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.
  44. bruuuuuuce
    Bruce Springsteen Impersonator Scams Woman Out of $12,000A cautionary tale.
  45. scams
    This Literary Scammer Story Includes the World’s Most Hilarious LieWhat.
  46. scams
    Scott Pruitt Reportedly Tried to Get Aides to Find His Wife a $200,000 JobD.C.’s greatest scammer is at it again.
  47. 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.
  48. crime
    Anna Delvey Wants to Make a Plea DealThe scammer wore her Céline glasses to court.
  49. niche drama
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year Disqualified for Using a Stuffed AnimalAnteater drama!!!
  50. 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.
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