Facebook Scam Results in Just the Saddest Story

Normally, if someone told me that they’d been conned out of thousands of dollars by Nigerian hucksters on Facebook, I’d probably tell them that they’d just given me the single most depressing example of human stupidity imaginable. Sure, I’d be…

Work From Home Opportunities And Scams

A rising number of Americans have found themselves so disillusioned with the traditional work landscape that they’re seeking far more flexible job opportunities. This includes specifically looking for work that can be done from one’s own home. The very words…

Weight Loss: What Is That One Weird Trick Anyway?

Weight loss is still the pot of gold at the end of the Internet rainbow. If a casual perusal of offers on the Internet is to be believed, Al Gore’s invention is mainly useful for selling three things: – Penis…

We Sure Hope This Red Hot Chili Peppers Fan Likes Bagpipes

Buying concert tickets online is always a scary proposition. Sure, most of the time it works out – most people out there are honest, right? But sometimes you’re left with a pair of tickets to see The Beagles. What, you…

Scammer Sells Online iPhone-Shopper Two ‘Apples’

Someone basically pulled the ol’ “Oh, so you want a new Apple for Christmas” dad trick on an unsuspecting online shopper in Brisbane, Australia last week. According to police, a 21-year-old woman was shocked to find that the two new…

Rite-Aid Scam Targets Elderly In “Sweepstakes”

Pennsylvania state police have issued an alert to residents about a phone scam that appears to be targeting the elderly. Officials say the scam involves the caller informing the victim that they’ve won $18,000 in a sweepstakes but have to…

Chili-Finger Lady: Wendy’s Scammer Is Going Back to Jail

An infamous fraudster is going back to jail for once again attempting to deceive law enforcement. Anna Ayala, better known as the “chili-finger lady,” is about to spend another two years in prison after lying to police to protect her…

Teacher Faces 44 Years for Fake Facebook Sex Scam

An Anaheim high school teacher is set to be arraigned on 60 felony counts stemming from charges that he used Facebook to obtain sexually explicit photos from over 100 underage boys over the past 3 years. 30-year-old Zachary Joshua Reader,…

‘Craigslist Killer’ Convicted of Murdering Victims of His Phony Labor Ad Scheme

In the conclusion to one of the stranger homicide cases to spring from a classifieds website that you’ll ever hear, 53-year-old Richard Beasley from Akron, Ohio, has been convicted of kidnapping and murdering three men that he found using a…

Facebook Phishing Scam Poses as Message from Mark ‘Zurckerberg’

Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is…