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Millennial Scammers

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Scam and scammers have been around as long as time but they use to happen on the low. What captured our imagination previously was learning how they were able to stay under the radar while getting away with their grift. But what is infinitely more fascinating about this new generation of grifters is how present and publicly prolific they were about their scams. And it’s no coincidence that the millennial zeitgeist of influencer culture, #FOMO, social media, blended with the cultural cancer that is ‘WeWork’, hustle porn, and Forbes 30 under 30’s idea of success that our crop of scammers are so young, public, and overly ambitious. This issue is about them, and we’ll start off fully indulging ourselves with a Theranos K-hole. We’ll bite!