Adam Joiner promised Chinese investors that Don Murphy, who produced several films in the 'Transformers' franchise, would be attached to the film.
Rick Koerber, who became infamous in Utah for his "Free Capitalist" real estate investment seminars, has been given 14 years in federal prison for running what prosecutors called a Ponzi scheme.
The suspect, who went by the name "Eva Maria," had convinced several people who lived near her that she had psychic powers.
The GoFundMe page said homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt gave Katelyn McClure his last $20, when her car suddenly ran out of gas on the highway.
CEO Mitch Lowe reportedly ordered employees to change the passwords of users without their knowledge last year when the company temporarily ran out of funds.
The man's victims included a police officer and a San Diego state attorney, local media reported.
The alleged fraud cost the tech giant some $900,000.
"The bottom line: Republicans sold the tax scam as a way to create jobs and help workers. They lied," Bernie Sanders tweeted
Jessica Henry, 31, and Gregory Dushan, 28, were charged last week for conning more than $50,000 and property from a DeLand veteran.
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Yvonne Longmire, 58, used another man—Maurice Ford, 22—to pose as her son to steal cash, police allege.
A Miami University student in Ohio reports being the latest victim of nationwide extortion scams in which international students are threatened with deportation if they don't transfer thousands of dollars to illicit solicitors.
When Teresa Gostomski opened a box that she thought was a Google Home device gifted to her by her daughters on Christmas Day, she saw in its place a shrink-wrapped bag of sand.
Mark D'Amico and Kate McClure both claimed that Johnny Bobbitt Jr. gave McClure his last $20 so that she could buy gas.
The ruling is meant to help cut down on spam and robotexts.
Jeffrey Yohai was booked last week in Los Angeles and faces charges for a grift that took unsuspecting real-estate investors for millions of dollars, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Los Angeles.
"We had hoped the testing would render different results," the museum said.
Twitter: "We're testing new measures to challenge accounts that use terms commonly associated with spam."
The culprits—who threaten to release footage to the victims' contacts—have made around $125,000 from the scheme.
"Your Netflix Membership is on hold," the phishing email warns. Of course, cyber-crooks are just after your details.
Bitcoiin brand ambassador Steven Seagal was granted Russian citizenship by Putin in 2016.
The price of bitcoin tumbled to under $10,000, half of what it was worth only three months ago.
Move over Nigerian email scam, fraudsters have a new sneaky trick.