Posts Tagged: scams

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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.

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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.

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Those Airline Giveaway Instagram Accounts? They're Fake.

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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

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/total_idiot.jpg"></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

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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”

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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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