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Fyre festival founder burns again with fresh ticket fraud charges

The case of William McFarland is quite the embodiment of the old adage around “leading a horse to water.” Despite going down in flames over the notorious blunder that was Fyre Festival — which collected thousands of dollars from each upper-middle class ticket holder and then thrust them into FEMA-esque conditions — it seems he […]

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Fortnite Players Are Getting Fraudulent Charges For Hundreds Of Dollars

Dozens of Fortnite players say hackers have infiltrated their accounts. Over the last month, players have noticed fraudulent charges of up to hundreds of dollars on their Epic Games accounts. Epic says it’s aware of the problem and is working to resolve it.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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How to Block Your Fake Followers

Millions of Twitter users are actually fraudulent bots, sold to real Twitter users, including many celebrities and media personalities, to inflate their stats and make them look more influential. Last week the New York Times investigated one of the most influential bot sellers and called up their celebrity clients. In…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Buglaria Is Targeting Owners Of Expensive Cars To Crack Down On Fraud

Buying Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Maybachs and flaunting wealth seems like a good idea until Bulgaria, one of the most impoverished members of the European Union, decides to have police stop and check expensive cars and investigate owners for tax fraud and money laundering.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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White British Lord Sentenced To 3 Months In Prison For Mocking Colored Guyanese Woman

The West has reached a stage in its decline at which private individuals are able to criminalize other private individuals by taking offence at them. The obvious problem with this is that, although practically anyone can find someone to offend them for some reason, only those who are reputable and within reach of the law […]

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Blink 182 member blames his ‘pagan witchy ways’ for the demise of Fyre Festival

Blink 182‘s Matt Skiba has opened up and proclaimed that he may have had a hand in the demise of Fyre Festival, one of the biggest disasters since TomorrowWorld 2015. Statements from Skiba have surfaced, and he claims he used witchcraft to hex the festival into non-existence.“I’ll take responsibility and everyone can blame me. Shazam. […]

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Fyre Festival founder arrested for wire fraud

Billy McFarland has become one of the most infamous names on 2017 entertainment headlines after botching Fyre Festival to almost comically epic proportions. It became evident very quickly how incompetent he’d been at budgeting and organizing festivals when guests who’d spent upwards of $12,000 arrived to find cafeteria food, barren disaster relief tents, and general chaos […]

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Dubspot CEO resigns amid reports of fraud, provides statement

Dubspot was once hailed as a premier institution for aspiring DJs and producers to help kick their careers into action. However, academy’s reputation was swiftly burned to the ground once numerous students and teachers went public with claims regarding how the school had defrauded them.Many attendees claimed to have been scammed by the school, having paid for courses far in advance and […]

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Dubspot faces numerous accusations of fraud from both students and teachers

For years, Dubspot was one of the country’s most renowned electronic music production schools, with campuses in both New York and Los Angeles. However, it seems that recently, the academy’s operations have slipped below its reputation.Today, May 16, THUMP reports that a substantial number of former students and teachers have accused Dubspot (and its CEO, Dan Giove) of “fraudulent activities and […]

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