Lawyer Sentenced to 6 Months in Prison for Defrauding Her Sorority Kept $235,000 in a Shoebox 

A 40-year-old South Carolina attorney has been sentenced to six months in prison for defrauding her sorority sisters of money meant to furnish a new house. Jennifer Elizabeth Meehan was convicted in July of defrauding the Gamma Phi Beta Sorority at the University of Alabama. Meehan testified that while she admittedly…

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A Ring of Scammers Is Trolling Adoption Websites and Duping Desperate Couples 

South Carolina’s Post and Courier has a bizarre and heartbreaking story today about adoption scammers, who are tricking desperate childless couples and then vanishing. The truly weird thing: some of them aren’t doing it for money, but instead, as the paper puts it, “for the sheer sport of breaking some stranger’s…