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Alec Baldwin got taken for a ride when trying to visit the Statue of Liberty with his family.

Alec Baldwin says he was tricked into a Statue of Liberty tour that took him to New Jersey. Here are 10 common scams to watch out for when traveling.

From fake tickets to too-good-to-be-true currency-exchange deals, there are a number of travel scams around the world to keep an eye out for.
Natalia Grace

A Ukrainian orphan at the center of an adoption scandal might be an adult. Here are 8 adults who were caught posing as children.

The actual age of Natalia Grace, the Ukrainian orphan at the center of an adoption scandal in Indiana, remains unknown. But there are several documented stories of adults posing as children.
eBay alleged that Amazon engaged in "racketeering behavior."

These are the 8 biggest scams people are most likely to fall for online

Fraudulent online purchases, fake tech support schemes, and employment scams are among the most successful methods of online grifting.
If you don't do your research, the products you buy online could wind up being counterfeit.

7 things you should never buy online without doing your research first

Online shopping presents risks that brick-and-mortar retailers don't. Here are the products you should watch out for.
Caroline Calloway at her workshop earlier this year.

Caroline Calloway’s story is a Fyre Festival-like drama playing out in real time, and we can’t stop paying attention to see how far it goe...

The internet can't stop watching Calloway as things plays out in real time, much like Fyre Festival: a viral sensation that people want to see fail.
Genexe Health reportedly said a cheek swab test could determine whether patients were likely to be diagnosed with cancer.

A Medicare scam claiming to spot cancer diagnoses is bilking seniors out of thousands of dollars

Senior citizens told CBS News that the company, Genexe Health, is billing them thousands of dollars for tests they never saw the results for.

Robocalls are a growing problem for Americans everywhere — here’s when you’re most likely to get spammed

Insider analyzed FCC data to figure out the exact times when you're most likely to get annoyed by a robocall.
Scammers are using dating apps to build trust with strangers before stealing their money.

A woman thought she met her soulmate online until he stole her credit card and drove off with her car

Scammers have been taking advantage of online dating. Here is how one woman thought she found love online until her car and credit card were stolen.

Dating apps have become a hotbed for scammers trying to trick investors into making risky trades

Australian regulators are cracking down on "contracts for difference," a risky derivative product that often leveraged 200 to 500 times.

From selling literal snake oil to a frat house Ponzi scheme, these are the 9 strangest scams of the last year

A lot of scams have been investigated in the last year. INSIDER reviewed court documents to find the strangest ones.