Sears and Kmart have also dropped Ivanka Trump’s collection of Trump Home items, because no one wants to buy them.
Last month, so-close-but-so-far almost-Kardashian Blac Chyna posted and then deleted an unmarked advertisement for a “student loan forgiveness” plan that was quickly and roundly revealed as a predatory scam. But less than three weeks later, she’s back to pushing the scam again on her more than 10 million Instagram…
If you have a secret list of ways to scam $1 million, you can scratch off “Hand Bag Insta,” because this lady has already done it.
Well this is pretty embarrassing for journalism. After 140 days of not holding a press conference, President-elect Donald Trump found a creative way to continue his streak by talking to a select group of reporters on topics unknown off-the-record for 30 minutes Sunday evening.
On Thursday, lawyers for Donald Trump requested that the civil fraud suit against him and his for-profit real-estate seminar scheme be delayed until after his January inauguration. The trial is set to start in California district court on November 28.
The noble citizens of Philly are being terrorized by a scammer, a scammer who almost came up with the perfect con—but then they got greedy.
Need to make a quick buck and don’t care about conducting business that’s either illegal or—at the very least—ethically reprehensible? Love the rush you get after screwing over some common sucker with a good con? Here’s an idea: buy a few pot-bellied piglets from a senile farmer who doesn’t ask questions, wrap a…
The Department of Justice told CNN they’ve finally shut down a long, well-known, and very colorful mail scam, featuring a self-proclaimed French psychic named Maria Duval. Over two decades, the scam is said to have netted $200 million. But just who’s raking in that cash remains somewhat murky: Duval’s son said she…
On Monday evening’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, host Samantha Bee, joined by a snazzily-dressed Patton Oswalt, investigated crisis pregnancy centers that claim to offer pregnant women counseling services, although their primary goal is to discourage these women from seeking abortions.
Around 68 million Americans are unbanked or underbanked—either living without a bank account, or relying on “alternative,” predatory financial institutions like payday loan shops, check cashers, and prepaid payroll cards. One product on the last category, the Russell Simmons-founded Rushcard—which puts people in a…
Almond Breeze is facing a class action lawsuit for false advertising because it turns out that its special almond milk recipe is essentially just almond-flavored water.
A woman who sent an online stranger more than a million dollars without ever having met him is desperately trying to keep her positive thinking intact. Even though her boyfriend's voice has differed and he keeps asking for money despite the fact that he has no plans to meet her, she is hoping against hope that he's a…
There are a lot of vulnerable elderly people in America, and they are favorite targets of scammers. One popular trick: the "grandparent scam," where fraudsters dial numbers and pose as grandkids who've stumbled into trouble and need money wired, right away. It's pretty loathsome!
Scammers called "click fraudsters" are setting up fake Facebook pages of victims of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 to defraud unsuspecting Internet users.
According to anonymous sources, there is a mountain of evidence that proves the story of the three-year-old girl who was asked to leave a KFC because of her scars is a hoax.
A New Jersey woman lost her entire life savings to a con man she met on the dating site Match.com.
There is a gross new Facebook malware scam using fake news alerts and videos about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to target unsuspecting readers.
An NFL cheerleader-turned-sports journalist was in for a shock when she found out that the promising Olympic reporting job for which she spent four months interviewing was probably something way scarier: a scam designed to trap her in the Russian sex trade.
Did you know you can buy a soy candle with a surprise "diamond" ring inside it? Because you can. And that the women who buy the candles burn them down excitedly and then patiently extract the treasure-filled gold foil pouches like they're removing the still-beating heart of a cobra, then post "reveal" videos on…
Remember our good, viral acquaintance, Dayna Morales, the Pinocchio waitress/ex-Marine from New Jersey who falsely claimed that she'd received an anti-gay message from an allegedly no-tipping couple, then began accepting donations from supporters who wanted to help wounded vets, then began allegedly hoarding that money