World’s Dumbest Bitcoin Scammer Tries to Scam Bitcoin Educator, Gets Scammed in The Process

Ben Perrin is a Canadian cryptocurrency enthusiast and educator who hosts a bitcoin show on YouTube.…

Investigation Into 170 U.S. Stem Cell Clinics Finds Some Scary Trends

Photo: Getty Images Medical clinics that provide largely unregulated stem cell treatments are popping up all…

Look Out for Fake Equifax Websites That Are Trying to Steal Your Data, FTC Warns

Image: Mike Stewart (AP) As you may have heard, Equifax—the company responsible for a poorly handled,…

Jerks Tried Extorting BitCoin From Bagel-Loving Granny With Porn Scam

All 86-year-old Arlene Kaganove wanted was a free bagel from Panera on her birthday. Instead, after…

‘Soho Grifter’ Anna Delvey May Not See Her Netflix Series Payday

Anna Sorokin leaves after sentencing at New York State Supreme Court, in New York, Thursday, May…

Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Clockwise from top left: Jim Cooke; Chelsea Beck; Benjamin Currie; Angelica Alzona (all Gizmodo). Lying, tech…

Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Has Trial Date Set for Summer 2020

Photo: Jeff Chiu (AP) Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder of catastrophically failed blood testing startup Theranos,…

Investigators Say Late Owner of QuadrigaCX Crypto Exchange Siphoned Client Holdings

Photo: Kin Cheung (AP) The late founder of catastrophically failed Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX (QCX) “took…

Hospitals and Patients Are Being Plagued by Robocalls

A specialist doctor for casualty surgery managing patients by phone at Martin Luther University in Halle,…

Fraud Ring Scams a Massive $19 Million Worth of iPhones

Photo: Alex Cranz (Gizmodo) iPhones are expensive, so it makes sense that they’d be easy targets…