Posts tagged "scams"

3 Telltale Signs Your Online Girlfriend Is A Scam

Finding love in this post-Friendster era isn’t easy. Just ask 68-year-old University of North Carolina physics and astronomy professor Paul Frampton, who was recently sentenced to five years of house arrest for transporting a suitcase full of cocaine out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, and into the United States.

What compelled the Oxford-educated scholar…

By: Cracked / December 2, 2012

Girl Talk: I Was The Victim Of An Internet Nanny Scam

About a year ago, the ad agency I worked for let me go and while I looked for another job in advertising, I started babysitting to pay the bills. It was somewhat surprising to me how much I liked working as a babysitter: the hours are flexible, the pay is under the table, and you…

By: Lauren Hunter / July 30, 2012

Salon Owner Accused Of Swindling Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Cher

Maria Gabrielle Perez styles the hair of Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Cher, Liv Tyler, and Melanie Griffith at the beauty salon Chez Gabriela Studio. Naturally, her services are expensive. But this is just ridiculous. After paying with credit cards at the salon, these stars’ information was skimmed and, afterwards, mysterious charges began showing up o…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 19, 2010