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Drive-Thru Theft
2 years ago

Drive-Thru Theft

Social media has been buzzing after cellphone footage of a customer confronting a Starbucks employee, whom she believes had stolen her credit card information, has gone viral. In the video …
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Five of the Worst Information Leaks of 2015
2 years ago

Five of the Worst Information Leaks of 2015

Less than 20 years ago, crooks looking to get their hands on quick cash would likely steal checks, snatch a purse or, if they were seeking a really big haul, …
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5 Bizarre Counterfeit Products
2 years ago

5 Bizarre Counterfeit Products

When we hear of counterfeit product rings, often we assume that they involve illegally reproducing high-ticket items such as designer handbags, consumer electronics and pirated DVDs. While these are all …
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The Rise and Fall of Mt. Gox
2 years ago

The Rise and Fall of Mt. Gox

In August of 2015, Mark Karpeles, CEO of one of the world’s largest bitcoin exchange websites was arrested in connection with defrauding users out of millions of dollars worth of …
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The Killer on TV
2 years ago

The Killer on TV

There are some relationships you know, right from the start, that they are going to hurt you as hard as they can. The one described below is not one of …
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A Life Stranger Than Fiction
2 years ago

A Life Stranger Than Fiction

On July 26, 2015 true crime fans the world over mourned the passing of one of the genre’s most famous authors, Ann Rule. While Rule’s career had humble beginnings, she …
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Girl Loves Girls. Man Kills Woman.
2 years ago

Girl Loves Girls. Man Kills Woman.

People are not always born happy. Their parents do not make them feel special, their older relatives do not spoil them, their lives are not meant to treat them good, …
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The Belle of Bienville
2 years ago

The Belle of Bienville

Bienville, Louisiana isn’t the kind of place you’d normally associate with multiple murderers. It’s a typical Southern town populated by typical Southern people, a place where old-school values and the …
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Cancer Scams
2 years ago

Cancer Scams

According to the CDC, nearly 14 million people worldwide are diagnosed with cancer annually. Of those 14 million, 8 million people will die. This catastrophic disease has taken the lives …
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The World’s Greatest Con Artist
3 years ago

The World’s Greatest Con Artist

Joseph Weil, best known by his alias “Yellow Kid”, was perhaps the world’s greatest con artist. Weil’s knack for duping wealthy businessmen earned him a reputation that many have longed …
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