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Affidavit: Mom Told Deputies Balloon Saga Was Hoax
Society & Culture  (tags: hoax, lies, police, crime, law, felony, charges, scam )

- 3159 days ago -
DENVER - The mother of the 6-year-old boy once feared missing inside a runaway helium balloon admitted the whole saga was a hoax, according to court documents released Friday.
Lake Oswego Car Dealer Avoids Jail But Will Pay Victims More Than $300,000
Society & Culture  (tags: scam, con, cars, theft, car dealer )

- 3171 days ago -
A Lake Oswego luxury car dealer who cheated buyers and sellers will pay his victims more than $300,000 but will not go to jail. Charles J. Seaman pleaded no contest today in Lake Oswego Municipal Court to 16 counts of unlawful consignment practices.
Fake Advocate's Offer of Help Turns Into Horror Story as Woman Swindles Elderly Gent in $25G Scam
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, corruption, scam, dishonesty, women )

- 3220 days ago -
A Queens mom in a child support battle offered to help an elderly man with his own Family Court problem - and then stole the deed to his home and cleared out his bank account, officials said.
Mysterious Website Granting Wishes to Homeowners Facing Foreclosure?
Society & Culture  (tags: internet, foreclosure, scam, help, phishing?, privacy, society )

- 3686 days ago -
Ask thousands of American homeowners to name their single greatest wish this year and many would tell you they would like to save their homes from the grips of foreclosure. Does this press release announce a Web Saint or a Web Scam. . . You decide!
Adoption Scam and Child Abuse Stretched From NYC to Fla.
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, child, children, child welfare, crime, humans, Scam, adoption, torture, neglect, money )

- 3957 days ago -
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Adoption is supposed to be a refuge for parentless children, but for Stephen Wells it was a house of horrors. Since his adoption roughly 15 years ago, Wells says, he has been attacked with a stick and a can of evaporated milk. He

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