Tag: fake

There are no weapons that cost Ukraine 36 million

There are no weapons that cost Ukraine 36 million

In the war against Russia, Ukraine must also deal with another enemy that risks undermining its military efforts and the sacrifice of its soldiers: corruption. Kiev authorities have uncovered a major fraud involving senior defense officials who, with the complicity of a Ukrainian company, obtained a contract worth approximately 36.4 million euros. The money was […]

“Free travel all year round”: Fake offer valid on WhatsApp

“Free travel all year round”: Fake offer valid on WhatsApp

“Congratulations, you did it. You won a Trenitalia gift card for a year of free travel.” An article like this would make everyone happy. But it’s a shame that this is a scam, a fake promotion that has recirculated via WhatsApp in recent days, promising free travel for a year by answering a simple survey […]

“Imported millions of unusable masks from China”: Hearing requested for Irene Pivetti

“Imported millions of unusable masks from China”: Hearing requested for Irene Pivetti

Busto Arsizio (Varese) Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office closed the investigations against Irene Pivetti and requested her to be brought to court. The former speaker of the parliament is accused of fraud in public assets, embezzlement, money laundering and self-laundering. According to the judges’ theory, he purchased masks with a total value of €35 million during […]

EU Court of Auditors scolds Italy: Thousands of experts paid by Brussels but 80 are missing

EU Court of Auditors scolds Italy: Thousands of experts paid by Brussels but 80 are missing

More errors than last year and at least 14 possible frauds in European money spent by member states. This is what the European Court of Auditors reveals in its annual report on the 2022 EU budget: The increase in spending errors is serious, considering that it increased from 3 percent in 2021 to 4.2 percent. […]

He lived for two years in a luxury hotel without paying: 65 thousand euro fraud

He lived for two years in a luxury hotel without paying: 65 thousand euro fraud

He lived in a five-star hotel room for about two years, and when he checked out, he didn’t even pay the bill, leaving behind a debt of around 65,000 euros. The victim of this incredible scam is the luxurious Roseate House located near Indira Gandhi International Airport in the Aerocity Hospitality District in Delhi, India. […]

Disappearing scammer Unidentified Melissa: rotten foot found on beach

Disappearing scammer Unidentified Melissa: rotten foot found on beach

What happened to Melissa Caddick? That’s the question that’s been circulating in the Australian media and social media for two and a half years amid conflicting and sometimes exaggerated theses, controversial witnesses, and an eerie clue to the unsolved mystery: a rotting foot found on a beach. The only thing certain is that the woman […]

Fake fathers scam to grant residency to irregular immigrants

Fake fathers scam to grant residency to irregular immigrants

Up to 10 thousand liras were paid to allow illegal immigrant women to get a residence permit by pretending to be the father of their children. It’s happening in the UK and this is revealed by a BBC investigation that uncovered the ruse used by a few mothers who were desperately trying to obtain a […]

Journalist defrauding colleagues: They’re paying him for cancer treatment but it was bullshit

Journalist defrauding colleagues: They’re paying him for cancer treatment but it was bullshit

When he announced in the newsroom that he had brain cancer that required experimental and very expensive treatment, his colleagues did not back down and fundraising began. Too bad the money didn’t go to the clinic where Guillermo Valadés, one of the leading journalists in the sports section of Cope, the second Spanish radio station, […]

How Germany is helping fake honey get into Europe

How Germany is helping fake honey get into Europe

Weak and bland controls that help fake honey enter the European Union market. This is the main accusation that emerged at a meeting dedicated to honey organized by Copa-Cogeca, the European umbrella group that brings together farms and agricultural cooperatives. News a few weeks ago about the honey fraud scandal involving imports from non-EU countries, […]

Seduced and stole nearly $3 million from a thirty-year-old Holocaust survivor

Seduced and stole nearly $3 million from a thirty-year-old Holocaust survivor

The fraud, organized by 36-year-old American Peaches Stergo, who admitted to stealing $2.8 million from an 87-year-old Holocaust survivor, has been going on for years. The Florida resident met her victim in 2017 through a dating site she. Nazi concentration camp survivor “just looking for friends” reads case report. Through a series of solicitations and […]

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