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Instagram Car Collector and Self-Styled Billionaire Hushpuppi Gets 11 Years for Fraud
Instagram Car Collector and Self-Styled Billionaire Hushpuppi Gets 11 Years for Fraud

9 Nov 2022, 06:44 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Ramon Abbas used his social media following to flaunt his wealth and gain credibility to run his multi-million scam ring, is now behind bars

 
Nikola Used Ford F-150 Raptor Parts To Build the Fake Electric Truck Badger in 2020
Nikola Used Ford F-150 Raptor Parts To Build the Fake Electric Truck Badger in 2020

19 Sep 2022, 12:40 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / As Trevor Milton’s trial progresses, testimonies reveal that the Badger EV pickup truck Nikola unveiled in 2020 used parts stripped off a Ford F-150 Raptor

 
A Man Mistakenly Receives Over $450K, Doesn't Return It, Buys Two BMWs, Gets Jail Time
A Man Mistakenly Receives Over $450K, Doesn't Return It, Buys Two BMWs, Gets Jail Time

30 Mar 2022, 15:13 UTC · By: Monica Coman / A man mistakenly received over $450K in his account and refused to return the money. Instead, he purchased two BMWs and got jail time for it

 
Someone Embezzled a Lot of Money to Buy Expelliarmus, a Luxury Sea Ray 460 Sundancer Yacht
Someone Embezzled a Lot of Money to Buy Expelliarmus, a Luxury Sea Ray 460 Sundancer Yacht

27 Jan 2022, 06:51 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / William Kowalski confessed to his role in an embezzling scheme, which included a $190,000 loan to buy a boat with a Harry Potter-inspired name

 
New York Doctor Commits Disaster Relief Fraud to Purchase $1.7 Million Luxury Yacht
New York Doctor Commits Disaster Relief Fraud to Purchase $1.7 Million Luxury Yacht

18 Nov 2021, 06:22 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A doctor pled guilty to stealing government funds meant for disaster relief, just to purchase luxury items, including a superyacht, and he's now facing prison

 
Youtube Star Omi in a Hellcat Busted for Fraud, Over 50 of His Luxury Vehicles Seized
Youtube Star Omi in a Hellcat Busted for Fraud, Over 50 of His Luxury Vehicles Seized

24 Sep 2021, 05:07 UTC · By: Otilia Drăgan / A famous New Jersey vlogger, known for his spectacular luxury vehicle fleet, is facing life in prison for a complex fraud scheme that got him over $30 million.

 
The Lake-Drowned 2006 Bugatti Veyron Has Been Found, Is Officially Coming Back
The Lake-Drowned 2006 Bugatti Veyron Has Been Found, Is Officially Coming Back

31 Jul 2021, 05:26 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The world’s second most famous Bugatti is being restored in Las Vegas, will get second lease at life as a full custom build

 
Trevor Milton, Nikola CEO and Founder, Charged With Three Counts of Fraud
Trevor Milton, Nikola CEO and Founder, Charged With Three Counts of Fraud

30 Jul 2021, 09:11 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The U.S. Attorney’s Office New York indicts Milton over his false claims that boosted Nikola stock before and after the SPAC merger

 
The Strange Story of the Lake-Drowned Bugatti Veyron and Its Possible Comeback
The Strange Story of the Lake-Drowned Bugatti Veyron and Its Possible Comeback

1 Jul 2021, 09:55 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / The second most famous Bugatti to go swimming is a 2006 Veyron that an exotics salvage dealer used in an insurance scam; it’s currently being rebuild

 
A 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Paid for in PPP Money Gets You 6 Years in Jail
A 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Paid for in PPP Money Gets You 6 Years in Jail

15 May 2021, 04:33 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Miami playboy was facing a maximum of 70 years for all charges, pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud and got only 6 instead

 
PPP Fraudster Has No Shame, Solid Taste in Cars: Lambo, Ferrari, Bentley Seized
PPP Fraudster Has No Shame, Solid Taste in Cars: Lambo, Ferrari, Bentley Seized

12 May 2021, 04:28 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Federal grand jury indicts California man on several counts of fraud and theft after he obtained $5.1 million in forgivable loans, spent it on himself

 
A Porsche 911 Turbo, 3 Rolexes and 2 Home-Printed Checks Land Floridian in Jail
A Porsche 911 Turbo, 3 Rolexes and 2 Home-Printed Checks Land Floridian in Jail

5 Aug 2020, 08:46 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Police have in custody a 42-year-old man who used cashier’s checks printed on his home printer to buy a Porsche and then three Rolexes

 
Socialite Uses Relief Money to Treat Himself to a 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo
Socialite Uses Relief Money to Treat Himself to a 2020 Lamborghini Huracan Evo

28 Jul 2020, 11:08 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / David Hines claimed he ran four businesses with 70 employees, received $4 million in emergency funds from the PPP. Uncle Sam now owns a brand new Lambo

 
Abandoned in the Desert: The Vehicle Jilting Phenomenon in Dubai
Abandoned in the Desert: The Vehicle Jilting Phenomenon in Dubai

10 Dec 2019, 14:51 UTC · By: Alex Carausu / The problem faced by Dubai inhabitants is very special, one can say unique, as this city is choking on abandoned luxury cars that are covered in dust

 
Man Pulls Over And Asks Stranger to Marry Him, Faces 30 Years in Jail
Man Pulls Over And Asks Stranger to Marry Him, Faces 30 Years in Jail

11 Mar 2019, 14:04 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Man and woman are charged with marriage fraud after roadside agreement, while woman’s boyfriend is being held on conspiracy charges

 
Man Pretends to be a Cop to Sleep With Women, Rent Expensive Cars, Extort Money
Man Pretends to be a Cop to Sleep With Women, Rent Expensive Cars, Extort Money

29 Nov 2018, 12:09 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / A 21-year-old man from Indonesia has been living as a fake police officer for a month, to impress the ladies and get them to fund a lifestyle he couldn’t otherw

 
70YO Florida Driver Uses Bond Plate-Cloaking Device to Defraud Toll System
70YO Florida Driver Uses Bond Plate-Cloaking Device to Defraud Toll System

28 Nov 2018, 13:20 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Robert Craig Davis has been driving around in his Chrysler Pacifica fitted with a cloaking device for the license plate, so he wouldn’t have to pay the toll roa

 
SEC Wants Elon Musk’s Head on a Plate
SEC Wants Elon Musk’s Head on a Plate

28 Sep 2018, 09:56 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The SEC says Elon Musk must be barred from serving as officer or director of a public company following accusations of fraud.

 
The People vs. Elon Musk: Tesla CEO Charged with Fraud by SEC
The People vs. Elon Musk: Tesla CEO Charged with Fraud by SEC

27 Sep 2018, 21:00 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A CNBC report claims Elon Musk is being taken to court by the Securities and Exchange Commission over his August tweets, accusing him of fraud.

 
Passengers Complain Miami Uber Drivers Are Using “Vomit Fraud” to Scam Them
Passengers Complain Miami Uber Drivers Are Using “Vomit Fraud” to Scam Them

25 Jul 2018, 11:28 UTC · By: Elena Gorgan / Scam has already been reported in New York and California, is now being widely reported among Uber drivers in South Florida