Scams

Former reps and clients share tales of faulty products, predatory practices and money they'll never make back.
No, Justin Bieber won’t donate $10,000 if you follow this Instagram account.
Today she’s sitting in a prison cell in Los Angeles County probably wondering how she became the victim of one of her own victims.
Gen Z’s favorite app is dealing with an elaborate NSFW scam.
Scammers let phones ring once. If people call back, they’re connected to a number that charges per-minute fees.
Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, also known as Anna Delvey, has joined a long list of famous scammers.
Anna Sorokin, aka Anna Delvey and "The SoHo Grifter," had scammed hotels, friends and banks for big bucks.
The suspect allegedly showed the victim the recording after he complained of money missing from his account.
Johnny Bobbitt, who admitted to tricking people into donating $400,000, will also enter a drug treatment program.
Experts weigh in on what makes us interested in fraudsters like Billy McFarland and Elizabeth Holmes.
Johnny Bobbitt and Kate McClure pleaded guilty for their parts in a wild GoFundMe scandal that prosecutors say they made up.
Torrential rain is making life even harder for California’s tent city residents who lost their homes in the Camp Fire.
Nothing kills the holiday spirit like getting conned out of your hard-earned money. Here’s what to look out for to protect yourself from fraud.
Nothing kills the holiday spirit like getting conned out of your hard-earned money. Here’s what to look out for to protect yourself from fraud.
The GoFundMe campaign, which raised more than $400,000, "was predicated on a lie," a prosecutor said.
A judge dubbed the 26-year-old a "serial fraudster" for scams that cost investors and ticket-holders millions.
Fake gold, stolen paintings, forged checks — it sounds like something out of the movies, but it happened to me.
Victims of the ride-hail scheme claim they were bilked out of money after drivers falsely accused them of upchucking.