Initial Coin Offering-Backed Startup Confido Goes Dark After Getting $374,000 From Investors

A few weeks ago, Jordan Belfort—the notorious “Wolf of Wall Street” and convicted financial scam artist—warned the entire internet not to get into sketchy cryptocurrency-backed startups. Specifically, he warned that initial coin offerings, a form of almost completely unregulated investment vehicle where crypto-backed…

Equifax's Troubles Grow With News of Prior Breach, DOJ Investigation Into Stock Trades

Equifax, the credit reporting agency which recently lost said credit information on up to 143 million people to hackers, experienced another security breach months before it has already disclosed—and this news broke on the same day it was reported senior Equifax executives are being investigated for selling off stock…

Woman Gets Plastic Surgery to Escape $3.7 Million Debt—and the Story Only Gets Worse From There

China has a debt problem. More specifically, Chinese citizens are suddenly drowning in debt after the country opened the door to personal lending in 2014. Now people are borrowing money so recklessly that at least one woman literally rearranged her face in order to avoid paying back her $3.7 million debt. It almost…

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Wells Fargo Banker Says She Drank 'Bottles' of Hand Sanitizer to Cope With Sales Tactics

Since Wells Fargo’s practice of opening bogus accounts in customers’ names was first exposed, reports of the boiler room-like sales culture that led to the scheme have leaked out of the bank. In recent weeks, that trickle has turned into a flood as more and more bankers have come forward, including one former employee…