Tag Archive for: fraud

Scamming Attempts on Writers Rise to Pulitzer Level

As faithful readers will no doubt recall, several weeks ago I recounted on this blog the tale of Jack Schmidt, who chose this obscure business writer as the target of an attempted $4,000 scam. Clearly unfazed by their failure to bag me, Jack and his gang have recently tried upping their game. Their latest target […]

Who Wants to Scam a Writer?

How far has the bar been lowered? Perhaps the all-time greatest scammer in history, Bernie Madoff, made a fortune by fleecing the rich and famous. That was over a decade ago. Today, the scammers are no longer setting their sights so high. They actually went after me, a content writer and editor whose earnings have […]