Scams & Cons
Why would anyone give thousands of dollars to a Nigerian prince? Or play a well-known scam like Three Card Monte? Scammers and con artists convince people to do it every day. We will tell you why people become suckers and how it is done.
Cults: I know what's best for you. Give me your money and abandon your family. You'll be glad you did.
September 22, 2022
Blackmail: I know a guy who knows a guy. Know what I mean?
September 08, 2022
A quick look at voter registration fraud
August 25, 2022
Awww... I've missed you guys
August 11, 2022
Summer break! We'll be back in the fall!
July 14, 2022
Music scams: Both musicians and listeners can be off-key
June 30, 2022
Sweepstakes scams: You may already be a loser!
June 16, 2022
Credentials scams: Not worth the paper it's written on
June 02, 2022
May 19, 2022
Long cons: Patience is the reward
May 05, 2022
April 21, 2022
Art scams -- the play's the thing!
April 07, 2022
March 24, 2022
The Pigeon Drop: No dry cleaner required. Scammers will clean you for free.
March 10, 2022
Pet scams: Karma's a bitch
February 24, 2022
Valentine's Scams: I love you, but I love your money more.
February 10, 2022
We're back Feb. 10, but first, a warning about QR codes
January 27, 2022
Scams & Cons is back in February, but first ...
January 06, 2022
As Season 1 ends, it's beach time!!! Season 2 begins in February.
December 02, 2021
Tools of the con artist's trade
November 18, 2021
House stealing: No good deed is scam-proof
November 04, 2021
Blinded by scam science
October 21, 2021
The grave undertakings of con artists
October 07, 2021
Parking lot scams: Why you give money to strangers even when you know you're being conned
September 23, 2021
Scams vs Hoaxes
September 09, 2021
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