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J. K. Rowling’s Assistant Reportedly Scammed the Hell Out of Her
She allegedly spent thousands on candles and luxury cats.
How One ‘Sugar Daddy’ Scammed at Least Three Women
details the saga of a ‘sugar dater’ who cheated women out of thousands of dollars.
Fyre Fest Fraudster Billy McFarland Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison
The judge called him a “serial fraudster.”
Bruce Springsteen Impersonator Scams Woman Out of $12,000
A cautionary tale.
This Literary Scammer Story Includes the World’s Most Hilarious Lie
Scott Pruitt Reportedly Tried to Get Aides to Find His Wife a $200,000 Job
D.C.’s greatest scammer is at it again.
Fyre Festival Organizer Allegedly Sold Fake Met Gala Tickets While Out on Bail
He’s accused of selling fake tickets to events like the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and Coachella.
Anna Delvey Wants to Make a Plea Deal
The scammer wore her Céline glasses to court.
How an Aspiring ‘It’ Girl Tricked New York’s Party People — and Its Banks
Somebody had to foot the bill for Anna Delvey’s fabulous new life. The city was full of marks.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Disqualified for Using a Stuffed Animal
The Guy Who Scammed His Tinder Dates Out of Money Is Going to Prison
Brandon Kiehm’s lies got his dates to hand over almost $50,000.
Woman Who Allegedly Drugged and Robbed Rich Men Avoids Jail Time
Alexandra Martinez, who allegedly made off with several Rolex watches, took a plea deal.
The Lisa Vanderpump Dog-Rescue Drama You Didn’t Know You Needed
A sketchy dog-rescue organization claims Vanderpump scammed them out of $32,000.
Please Do Not Follow This Woman’s Terrible Financial Advice
“The universe” will not get mad at you for paying off your bills.
Miranda Kerr Seems to Have Landed Herself in the Middle of a Diamond Scam
The U.S. government is attempting to seize millions of dollars worth of diamonds given to her by her ex, Malaysian billionaire Jho Low.
This Story Has Everything: Joe Biden’s Niece, C.O. Bigelow, and a $100K Scam
How much body wash could Caroline Biden have possibly bought?
Gwyneth Paltrow Has No Idea What Goop’s Deal Is Either
“I don’t know what the f*ck we talk about,” she admitted.
Child Genius Uses Sleeping Mom’s Thumb to Unlock Phone and Order Presents
Resourcefulness at its best.
7 Plead Guilty to Stealing Millions in Nigerian ‘Romance Scams’
They found their victims on online dating sites.
This Former Sorority Girl Was Jailed for Scamming Gamma Phi Beta Out of $500K
More like Scam-ma Phi Beta.
Weird That a Woman Named DKNY Swarovski Might Not Be All That She Seemed
You don’t say.
Woman Made Up Kidnapping to Test If Her Boyfriend ‘Truly Cared About Her’
Sounds pretty reasonable.
At Least Your Last Tinder Date Didn’t Scam You Out of $10,000 Like This Guy
The “Tinder Grifter” strikes again.
Looking for Love on the Internet Often Ends in Fraud
According to the FBI, victims of online-romance scams were swindled out of more than $80 million last year.
The Shadiest Weight-Loss Scams This Year
Ruled on by the Federal Trade Commission.
Why Smart People Fall for Weight-Loss Scams
The most knowledgeable people can often be the most gullible.
Pinterest Hacked, Butt Photos Abound
Three Witches in a Walmart Parking Lot Offer to Cleanse Souls
For just a few hundred dollars! What could go wrong?
Scam Beauty Schools Targeted Poor Women
To get federal financial aid.
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.
the dark underbelly
Fashion Week Ticket Fracas: Meet Your Scammers
A look at the “rogue agents” who may have defiled the purity of Fashion Week.