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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.”
  5. scams
    The Harvard Professor Scam Gets Even WeirderSix other men describe their encounters with the same mysterious Frenchwoman.
  6. 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.
  7. scams
    Vogue Grifter Gets Probation for Stealing $50,000 From Creative DirectorYvonne Bannigan pleaded guilty to stealing from Grace Coddington.
  8. college admissions scandal
    Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty Over College ScamShe appeared in court on Monday.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. atypical
    What It’s Like to Lose $1 Million in an Online Dating ScamAs dating sites and social apps proliferate, so, too, do scams.
  12. 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?
  13. celebrity
    Elizabeth Holmes Attempts to Go IncognitoBut bystanders said her signature voice gave her away.
  14. science of us
    What Does It Mean That Elizabeth Holmes Doesn’t Blink?An expert on con artists explains her blinking.
  15. scams
    The Most Bizarre Moments From the Elizabeth Holmes DocumentaryThere’s more to learn about the disgraced blood-testing entrepreneur.
  16. 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.”
  17. college admissions scandal
    The Most Bizarre Details From the College Cheating ScandalAn alleged scheme involving an email from Felicity Huffman that reads, “Ruh Ro!”
  18. 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.
  19. scams
    At Last, Jax Taylor Weighs in on the College Cheating Scam“Oh wow.”
  20. satire
    My Yale College Application (Based on Real Achievements)Submitted without fraud for your approval.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. scams
    Don’t Believe Anything Elizabeth Holmes Tells You About Her DogFirst of all, he’s not a wolf.
  24. books
    The Best Character in the Wild Literary Scammer StoryNo, not the cups of urine.
  25. fyre festival forever
    Fyre Festival Is Dead, But Its Chaotic Energy Lives OnCompeting documentary alert.
  26. scams
    J. K. Rowling’s Assistant Reportedly Scammed the Hell Out of HerShe allegedly spent thousands on candles and luxury cats.
  27. 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.
  28. bruuuuuuce
    Bruce Springsteen Impersonator Scams Woman Out of $12,000A cautionary tale.
  29. scams
    This Literary Scammer Story Includes the World’s Most Hilarious LieWhat.
  30. scams
    Scott Pruitt Reportedly Tried to Get Aides to Find His Wife a $200,000 JobD.C.’s greatest scammer is at it again.
  31. 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.
  32. crime
    Anna Delvey Wants to Make a Plea DealThe scammer wore her Céline glasses to court.
  33. 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.
  34. niche drama
    Wildlife Photographer of the Year Disqualified for Using a Stuffed AnimalAnteater drama!!!
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. scams
    Please Do Not Follow This Woman’s Terrible Financial Advice“The universe” will not get mad at you for paying off your bills.
  39. 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.
  40. 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?
  41. 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.
  42. scams
    Child Genius Uses Sleeping Mom’s Thumb to Unlock Phone and Order PresentsResourcefulness at its best.
  43. scams
    7 Plead Guilty to Stealing Millions in Nigerian ‘Romance Scams’They found their victims on online dating sites.
  44. scams
    This Former Sorority Girl Was Jailed for Scamming Gamma Phi Beta Out of $500KMore like Scam-ma Phi Beta.
  45. scams
    Weird That a Woman Named DKNY Swarovski Might Not Be All That She SeemedYou don’t say.
  46. l'amour
    Woman Made Up Kidnapping to Test If Her Boyfriend ‘Truly Cared About Her’Sounds pretty reasonable.
  47. scams
    At Least Your Last Tinder Date Didn’t Scam You Out of $10,000 Like This GuyThe “Tinder Grifter” strikes again.
  48. 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.
  49. bad diets
    The Shadiest Weight-Loss Scams This YearRuled on by the Federal Trade Commission.
  50. Why Smart People Fall for Weight-Loss ScamsThe most knowledgeable people can often be the most gullible.
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