Scam

Beware of scams

1 month ago   |   Annette Ragone Hall

There have been scammers preying on artists for ages. The internet age has made it possible for them to scam artists even more. 1340art is another of those scams, it seems...
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Fake Crab

1 month ago   |   Tommy Kane

An enormous seafood scam was recently uncovered. A certain company sold a whopping 398,000 pounds of Chesapeake blue crab mixed with cut-rate crab, which wasn't even the same...
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Fyre Festival Organizer Pleads Guilty to Selling Fraudulent Tickets

1 month ago   |   NY Times

The authorities said the organizer, Billy McFarland, got involved in the scam while out on bail on charges related to the festival.
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Fiction: It's 1988 and Philip Marlowe Is Retired. But Not for Long

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

Lawrence Osborne's novel “Only to Sleep” jolts Raymond Chandler's P.I. out of his quiet Mexican lair and back into the world of scams and seductions.
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Kodak Bitcoin Mining ‘Scam' Killed by SEC

Kodak Bitcoin Mining ‘Scam' Killed by SEC

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Back in January, the tech world balked when a Kodak-branded Bitcoin miner called the Kodak KashMiner was unveiled at the CES trade show in Las Vegas. It seems that photography...
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Scammers Are Pretending to be Known Photographers in Instant Messages

Scammers Are Pretending to be Known Photographers in Instant Messages

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Scammers have been known to pose as famous photographers in emails offering jobs that are actually 419 scams. But some scammers are now taking things to the next level by...
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I Almost Ignored a Photo Sale to the US Govt Because I Thought It Was a Scam

I Almost Ignored a Photo Sale to the US Govt Because I Thought It Was a Scam

3 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

This post is about a photo print purchase that sounded like just like a scam, and I blame “Nigerian Prince” 419 scammers for almost having missed a real sale. But my photos now...
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Nonfiction: How One Company Scammed Silicon Valley. And How It Got Caught

4 monthes ago   |   NY Times

In “Bad Blood,” John Carreyrou tells of the rise and incredible fall of Theranos, the biotech company that was going to revolutionize blood testing.
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This Camera Store Receipt Will Make You Mad

This Camera Store Receipt Will Make You Mad

6 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Like many other types of businesses, camera equipment stores can make a lot of money by upselling, or convincing a customer to also purchase additional products and services...
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Man Says He Ordered a $6,000 DSLR on Amazon But Got Rocks, Then Bricks

7 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

A popular YouTube personality with over 780,000 subscribers has caused a stir by claiming that he ordered a $6,000 DSLR from Amazon but received a camera box filled with rocks...
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