Posts Tagged: scams


This Is What It Looks Like When You Get Scammed For Red Hot Chili Peppers Tickets

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A Redditor just shared with caption, "My friend paid $228 for two Red Hot Chili Peppers tickets, and got this in the mail..."

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A Man Convinced Investors Canada Was Making 'Star Trek' Medical Tricorders

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Apparently there are people out there who think "Canada's funding Star Trek tricorders" sounds totally plausible...

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A Criminal Genius In Buffalo Stole More Than $200,000 In Quarters From Parking Meters

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Parking really is a rip-off in Buffalo, thanks to James Bagarozzo.


Amazon Has A Massive Security Problem

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Fortunately, your credit cards are safe. It's just that Amazon's customer service team is entirely too trusting.


Those Airline Giveaway Instagram Accounts? They're Fake.


Yes, those airline accounts trending on Instagram are pretty much crap. But at least they're quickly outed crap.

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FTC: Bring Me The Head Of Rachel From Card Services!

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The FTC wants robocalls dead, and they're willing to pay to get it done.

Shockingly, Americans Are Ripe Suckers For Online Scams


<a href=""></a>While we all like to believe the majority of the country is stupid, thanks to [INSERT YOUR OWN POLITICAL JOKE HERE], it is a little embarrassing when we get solid proof.

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Smurfs Week In NYC Promises To Be Nothing Like Shark Week


Because I'm a cynical prick, anytime I hear of a municipality entering into some sort of marketing campaign with some sort of corporate behemoth that stands to benefit greatly from it, I automatically assume that a slimeball politician is getting his pocket greased in one way or another, and 9 times out of 10 that is exactly the case.

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The Epic Scam Behind “Cowboys and Aliens”


In something that may shock and surprise you, the original comic book that they decided to base a huge Hollywood movie on, and was insanely obscure before, costs a lot of money on eBay now.

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