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Jul 17, 2014 09:18 AM ET
Lost your job? Feeling depressed? Such emotion-packed situations might put you in the cross hairs of an online scammer. Tara explains.
Sep 27, 2013 06:05 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A young man's mysterious story of living alone in the German wilderness captured the world's attention, and now he's been sentenced for fraud. Continue reading →
Sep 16, 2013 05:55 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An Ohio mother has been arrested for allegedly faking her young son's cancer. Continue reading →
Apr 30, 2013 12:57 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
It took years and many deaths for anyone to realize the devices were fakes; here's why. Continue reading →
Jan 11, 2011 07:02 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Just when it seems the scandal surrounding Andrew Wakefield can't get any worse, it does.
Jul 6, 2010 04:16 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Contrary to popular belief, simply being old does not make a person more vulnerable to scams.
Aug 12, 2010 01:46 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Why would a young Canadian woman fake cancer and cancer treatments?
Jul 17, 2012 06:48 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A federal judge has struck down an ordinance banning fortunetelling, palm reading and astrology.
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