Scams w/Journalist & Producer of FYRE Documentary Gabrielle Bluestone

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We discuss our favorite scams:

Fyre Fest - the luxury music festival that left people stranded on an island.

Blade - the helicopter company that created a fake spokesperson.

DashCon - a Tumblr fan convention gone terribly wrong.

Theranos - Elizabeth Holmes’ blood testing scam.

The Lakers twitter catfish story.

Gabrielle Bluestone, journalist and producer of the Netflix Fyre Festival documentary, joins to talk about how social media has exacerbated scams, Nickelback fans getting scammed on Facebook, and a restaurant scam she experienced recently.

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