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John Lambert has been accused of pretending to be a lawyer.

The co-founder of Students for Trump has pleaded guilty to posing as a lawyer and scamming clients out of $46,000

Lambert was arrested in April for posing as a powerful New York attorney despite never having gone to law school. He was actually an undergraduate student based in North Carolina at the time.
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign found 14 total students who followed the pattern of transferred guardianship between 2019 and 2018.

Wealthy parents are giving up custody of their children to get need-based financial aid from colleges: ‘It’s a scam’

Dozens of families in Chicago have reportedly been transferring guardianship of their children so they'll qualify for need-based financial aid.
Travelers should always beware of bookings that seem too good to be true.

11 signs the trip you’re planning could be a scam

From grammatical mistakes on travel websites to requiring early payment, there are tons of suspicious things to look out for when planning a trip.
John Martin Hill

Police say a man scammed a Georgia woman out of $80,000 after agreeing to marry her within a week of meeting on Match.com

35-year-old John Martin Hill was arrested by Tennessee authorities on suspicion of scamming a Georgia woman out of $80,000 in a romance scheme.
William Blackmore married Andi Potamkin in 2015. Or so he thought.

A celebrity hairstylist has accused his heiress wife of faking a marriage for ‘attention’

In 2015, Jordan Blackmore married Andi Potamkin in a lavish desert wedding with a celebrity guest list. In a new lawsuit, he says it was all fake.
Travis Tritt, left, and the man described in the Facebook post as Billy Lee Eldridge.

Police in Ohio say a viral Facebook post about a man impersonating country star Travis Tritt is a hoax

Capt. Debby Brewer of the Portsmouth police told INSIDER there were no warrants out for Billy Lee Eldridge and no court records of such an incident.
First, there was iBackPack. Then, there was iBackPack 2.0. Neither of them were delivered.

The FTC has taken legal action against iBackPack for raising $800,000 and never delivering products in ‘a deceptive crowdfunding scheme’

In a complaint filed Monday, the FTC accused Douglas Monahan and his iBackPack of operating "a deceptive crowdfunding scheme."
David Bossie speaking at the Freedom Summit at The Executive Court Banquet Facility in 2014.

Trump’s former deputy campaign manager reportedly scammed elderly voters who believed they were donating to pro-Trump conservative candidates

A former Trump deputy campaign manager raised millions of dollars by claiming that his group was spending that money for pro-Trump candidates.