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These might be the most ridiculous ways people have been scammed

Some scams are difficult to recognize, but others... not so much. Plus more stories and experiences of being scammed.

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    People Share the Dumbest Ways They've Been Scammed

    People Share the Dumbest Ways They've Been Scammed

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    We Spent Months Scamming a Scammer into Doing Our Work for Us

    We Spent Months Scamming a Scammer into Doing Our Work for Us

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    VICE - Mishka Henner

    Scam-baiting is a form of internet vigilantism in which the vigilante poses as a potential victim to expose a scammer. The cover of the issue you're looking at is a trophy from the most elaborate bait I've ever been involved in. Scam-baiting is a form of internet vigilantism in which the vigilante …

    How To Get Free Stuff On Your Birthday In London

    How To Get Free Stuff On Your Birthday In London

    I'm not proud, but it worked. Whether it’s Anna Delvey swindling the New York elite, Fyre Festival, or self-scanning a rib-eye steak as a banana, everyone loves a good scam (unless they’re the one being ripped off, of course). The biggest con of them all, though, has got to be birthdays. Not only is …

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