What We’ve Always Known About Nigerian Scams, Now In Study Form

Microsoft has done some research on of all things, the reason why Nigerian scammers always claim to be Nigerian royalty caught in outlandishly ridiculous situations. There’s a lot to read here if you’re into that sort of thing, but the main takeaway seems to be this. The key here is reducing “false positives.” Basically, scammers […]

Who Needs A Security System When You’ve Got A Perfectly Good Fence

This is the kind of thing that keeps a guy like me on the straight and narrow, far away from a life of crime. Police in Sweden released a picture of a heavyset attempted burglar who wound up wedged in a fence as he tried to make his getaway. Stockholm police said a homeowner called […]

It’s Time To Take Out The Trash…Whether You Want Me To Or Not!

Update: On November 26th, 2012, Warren was sentenced to a year of probation and 20 hours of community service after pleading guilty to a charge of attempted burglary. No word on whether dropping in for surprise house cleanings counts as community service. Original post: Well…this is different. Last month, a break and enter took place […]

The Jonathan Riches Lawsuit Factory Is Back In Business

Oh dear. Jonathan Lee Riches is out of prison and promising to “flood the universe with more lawsuits.” If you don’t know what that means, find that search box up there and punch Jonathan Riches into it. It would take me too long to link everything…and we’ve only scratched the surface here! Here’s one of […]