Scams

Money
If you have to buy your own inventory up front, run.
U.S. News
People's emails are being harvested and inundated by fearmongering grifters.
Tech
As people desperately seek ways to help, grifters are ready to meet their demand.
Politics
Facebook has made millions of dollars off a shady gun group that cons its customers — potentially into breaking the law.
Politics
The former Fox News host boosted a get-rich-quick company that promised to make you a millionaire and stop cancer, too.
Money
It's time to start paying much closer attention to permissions.
Environment
This weird gadget from Treepex was supposed to be satirical. But then people actually wanted to buy it.
Money
Former reps and clients share tales of faulty products, predatory practices and money they'll never make back.
Tech
No, Justin Bieber won’t donate $10,000 if you follow this Instagram account.
HuffPost Personal
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.
Tech
Gen Z’s favorite app is dealing with an elaborate NSFW scam.
U.S. News
Scammers let phones ring once. If people call back, they’re connected to a number that charges per-minute fees.
Videos
Fake heiress Anna Sorokin, also known as Anna Delvey, has joined a long list of famous scammers.
Crime
Anna Sorokin, aka Anna Delvey and "The SoHo Grifter," had scammed hotels, friends and banks for big bucks.
Crime
The suspect allegedly showed the victim the recording after he complained of money missing from his account.
Crime
Johnny Bobbitt, who admitted to tricking people into donating $400,000, will also enter a drug treatment program.
Wellness
Experts weigh in on what makes us interested in fraudsters like Billy McFarland and Elizabeth Holmes.
Crime
Johnny Bobbitt and Kate McClure pleaded guilty for their parts in a wild GoFundMe scandal that prosecutors say they made up.
Videos
Torrential rain is making life even harder for California’s tent city residents who lost their homes in the Camp Fire.