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The Art of a Good Con

Scott Terry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Terry

The further the con went, the deeper involved I became and the less willing I was to voice my concerns. Hossain had found the art of a good con.

Missing in Action: Mental Health Community Fails Fraud Victims

Bradley Foster | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

Major fraud cases grab the headlines for a few days or weeks, then forgotten until the next one comes along. We never have to wait long. Media typical...

WWII Veteran Allegedly Conned By 'Beautiful Scam Artist'

David Lohr | Posted 02.13.2014 | Crime

Police in Florida say they are searching for a young woman who allegedly bilked an 86-year-old World War II veteran out of several thousand dollars. ...

David Lohr

17-Year-Old Fired From Walmart Allegedly Scams Store Out Of $39,000 | David Lohr | Posted 02.11.2014 | Crime

A 17-year-old Oklahoma boy fired from Walmart for stealing scammed the superstore out of thousands of dollars, authorities said. "He's intelligent,...

HIGHLIGHTS: Brazil Dominates Spain

AP | By TALES AZZONI | Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The crowd at Maracana Stadium was noisy, hoping for and maybe even anticipating a triumph by Brazil. The Seleca...

The Best Street Art Of 2012

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 02.16.2013 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Of the 10,000 images he snapped of Street Art this year, photographer Jaime Rojo gives us 110 that represent some of the most compelling, interesting,...

The Mind-Blowing Deception My Husband Pulled Off

Lisa Arends | Posted 10.02.2012 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

My husband was a brilliant and talented man whose skills included creating and maintaining a separate existence.

Why I'm Glad I Was Swindled

Amy Reading | Posted 07.10.2012 | Money
Amy Reading

The con that ensnared me was a mundane one, which made it all the more undetectable. It wasn't an ungrammatical email promising fantastic riches, but a perfectly ordinary financial transaction with two very nice people.

David Lohr

FBI Warns 'Grandparent Scam' Is Back | David Lohr | Posted 04.10.2012 | Crime

The FBI is warning citizens to be aware of the resurfacing of the "Grandparent Scam" -- a con that targets elderly people and can cost them thousands ...

Janet Tavakoli: Wall Street Mortgage-Derivatives Trading Was 'A Massive Ponzi Scheme'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a "60 Minutes" segment last night, Morley Safer interviewed a number of "pigeons" -- what con artists call their victims -- of prominent scams. Amo...