This week’s list features stories from Melissa del Bosque, Jeff Maysh, Nathan Munn, Katherine Rundell, and Tom Lamont.
“But he did let slip that he’d kept his lottery charts and spreadsheets—and that he still believed his system worked.”
Tens of thousands of people from across Asia have been coerced into participating in well-organized schemes that defraud people in the U.S. and around the world out of millions of dollars. Cezary Podkul’s investigation takes us deep into both sides of the operation: He tells the harrowing account of Fan, a young man from China, […]
In the early days of the pandemic, Hiam Kaplan tried to move massive amounts of PPE for money. But, as Amanda Chicago Lewis writes in this story about supply chain hustling, he found so much more. It’s been a humbling time to be a hustler. After thousands of hours of work, through all his pandemic […]
“So suddenly you’re not just meeting some guy—you’re meeting a fellow right-of-centre Christian and outdoor enthusiast who also loves dogs or basket weaving or your favourite country song.”
“At least 442 service members across almost every branch of the armed forces had been conned—by prisoners—out of a total of more than half a million dollars.”
Oh by the way, Airbnb makes money on cancellations, too.
Some people, like self-proclaimed experts Matt Behdjou and Mike Gazzola, claim to make thousands of dollars selling cheap products from China on Amazon. But not everyone is successful.
When it comes to telling how women how they should feel about their bodies, brands should remain silent.