How does a man with no education convince everyone he is a priest, professor and doctor?
Student loan defaults have risen sharply, and the number-one reason is deceptive and misleading practices by for-profit institutions.
Lifestyle gurus define themselves in opposition to experts — but can we really trust what they tell us?
Cryptocurrency fraudsters have swindled their victims out of hundreds of millions – even billions – of dollars. What do they do to earn people's trust and then take their money?
Michael Cohen wants you to know that throwing your kid a ball doesn't make you a Red Sox pitcher. So he told lies, he says, but that doesn't make him a liar. A rhetoric scholar dissects his argument.
Two new documentaries about the disastrous 2017 Fyre fail to fully acknowledge the exploitation of the people of the Exumas.
The enthusiasm for business creation is not without negative consequences, especially for the many who fail. However, the "all entrepreneurs" discourse remains predominant.
The highly controversial Bible Museum in Washington, D.C., has just announced the withdrawal of five manuscripts deemed counterfeit. Where did these fragments come from and how did they get there?
Adopting best practices like making it easier for staffers to blow the whistle when they observe wrongdoing can help.
There is a science to the art of the scam. If you can spot the fraudster's 'tells', you can avoid becoming a victim.
It's becoming easier to steal big licks of money through the financial system. We'll have to be less trusting.
One person should not bear sole responsibility for a loss of US$2.3 billion at a global financial institution employing 65,000 people.
Donations from the Donald J. Trump Foundation to Charities Hosting Events at Mar-a-Lago violate the spirit but not the letter of federal tax law.
Australians have lost more than $76 million to fraud so far this year. These are the tactics that online offenders use to dupe their victims.
The world's largest financial scandal has toppled a government, threatened a currency, and revealed deeply problematic failings at a buccaneering Swiss bank.
As younger generations spend more time interacting with people online and less time in real life, they are more likely to experience catfishing – both as victims and instigators.
Scam emails and phone calls are on the rise as it becomes ever easier to orchestrate fraud from anywhere in the world. New research sheds light on what makes some of us more susceptible than others.
Elizabeth Holmes has been charged with 'massive fraud'. She maintains her innocence but what lessons can boards take away from the whole affair?
Millions of dollars are lost each year by Australian's caught in romance scams. But one Australian grandmother now faces paying a much higher price: she's been sentenced to death.
The amount of money lost to fraud in Australia continues to rise, and scammers are developing new ways to target victims. It's a warning to all to be on the lookout for anything suspicious.