What if your sub-par for-profit college doesn’t go bankrupt, and instead continues to pilfer billions of dollars in federal money and put you in debt despite being sued or investigated by prosecutors in your state?
Who here has had a run-in with the Craigslist Money Order Scam? Today Rebecca Watson at Skepchick writes about how she fought back against this scam.
Hey Canadians, did you ever notice any weird changes in the price of your chocolate in the last few years?
How much is your social media identity worth on the black market, and what are people willing to pay for it? That varies depending on what kind of following you have, but a package with your name, social security number, credit card number, and mother’s maiden name will go for about $5.
On my home from the office last night, a kid, about 10 years old or so, got on my subway car and announced that he was selling packages of cookies for a dollar to raise money to buy school supplies.
I’ve heard this song and dance before, of course: A kid gets on the subway car and announces that he or she is selling M&Ms for his or her basketball team, or so that he or she can stay off the street and go to college. It’s an easy story to fall for if you haven’t already heard it a million times, which I have, and why I’ve come to train myself to ignore the announcement, burying my head into my book, or whatever I’m reading on my phone.