fraud

  • money packs

    Wife Fakes Kidnapping To Get Money From Husband

    In southern Nigeria kidnapping is so common it could be called an everyday occurrence. So when a women went missing, her husband quickly paid the 200,000 naira ($1200) ransom to get her back. But when police tracked the bank account where the money was sent, they found it belonged...
  • Woman Convinces Son He Has Cancer To Scam People

    In one of the most disgusting and disturbing case of fraud of late, a 35-year old New Jersey woman convinced her son he had cancer so she could scam people of money through benefit events for the child. Susan Stillwaggon has been charge by police in Pennsauken with theft...
  • Woman Pretends To Be Pregnant Teen, Goes To School, Assaults Principal

    Usually, when people finish high school they leave for good and continue with the rest of their lives. Not Diana Steely. The 28-year old woman enrolled in the second semester of high school, in the Young Mom’s program at Eastdale Secondary School in Welland, Ontario (Canada.) Using the pseudonym...
  • sawedhand

    Insurance fraud scam nets three men over $650,000…after they cut one of the men’s hand off

    Three South Carolina men were charged with various offenses, including insurance scam, following a 2008 incident where two of the men, one of which, Gerald Hardin, is pictured here, cut off a third man’s hand with a pole saw.  The injured man received $671,000 from a homeowner’s insurance policy...
  • FBI

    FAIL: Man poses as federal agent to dodge debt

    A man in St. Louis, Missouri faces six to twelve months in prison and owes a heap of money to his ex-girlfriend after claiming to be a federal agent to dodge repayment on the loan. Mark Chartrand borrowed more than $100,000 from his then-girlfriend.  In 2008, she asked for...
  • failsafe

    Disabilities recipient caught playing golf

    Chris Mowatt collected over $26,000 dollars from the British welfare system over the course of three and a half years; he claimed that a slipped disc in his back kept him from walking more than 25 yards at a time.  The best part: Mowatt suffered from no real disability....
  • Police charge phony massage parlor inspector

    A California man has been accused of pretending to be a massage parlor inspector in order to score himself a free massage and $200. Forty-seven-year-old Edward Justin LaPorte was charged with felony burglary and misdemeanor counts of impersonating a peace officer and firearm violations. It is alleged that the...