Tag Archives: scams

DeVos Freezes Obama Regs On Scam For-Profit Colleges

The Associated Press reports: The Trump administration is further delaying Obama-era protections for students defrauded by for-profit colleges, saying it needs more time to write new regulations. Tuesday’s announcement renewed criticism by Democrats and advocacy groups that the administration favors the interests of for-profit universities over students. The Education Department posted a notice in the Federal Register saying it wants ...

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Anne Graham Lotz: God Sends Hurricanes, Forest Fires, And Earthquakes To Warn The Rapture Is “Imminent”

Anne Graham Lotz writes for Charisma News: Within weeks, we have experienced record-breaking fires in the Northwest, record-breaking hurricanes in Texas and Florida and a record-breaking earthquake in Mexico. What is happening? Are these disasters random? Just freaks of nature? Or is something more significant intended? The answer may be found in an incredible biblical story. God used the earthquake, ...

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Charities Are Still Waiting For Promised Donations Of Leftover Money From Trump’s $107M Inauguration Fund

The Associated Press reports: President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee raised an unprecedented $107 million for a ceremony that officials promised would be “workmanlike,” and the committee pledged to give leftover funds to charity. Nearly eight months later, the group has helped pay for redecorating at the White House and the vice president’s residence in Washington. But nothing has yet gone ...

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Jim Bakker Was Invited To The White House [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: Jim Bakker, the disgraced former televangelist who reinvented himself as an End Times prepper pitchman following his time in prison, was among the dozens of evangelical leaders who were brought to the White House recently to meet with members of President Trump’s administration. Bakker revealed on his program today that he and his ...

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Ark Encounter Sells Land Under Park To Itself For $10 To Evade Tax To Pay For Police And Fire Protection

The International Business Times reports: The group that owns the theme park Ark Encounter have sold the park to their nonprofit affiliates for 10 dollars to avoid paying taxes, according to a report Monday by the Lexington Herald-Leader. The Christian theme park in Williamstown, Kentucky is owned by creationist Ken Ham and features a life-sized recreation of Noah’s Ark. Ark ...

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Scamvangelical Jim Bakker: The Apocalypse Has Totally Already Started Thanks To Trump’s Critics [VIDEO]

And you know what you’ll totally need now that the apocalypse is upon us? Food buckets! Brian Tashman reports at Right Wing Watch: Last week on “Revelation in the News,” televangelist Jim Bakker repeated his claims that criticism of Donald Trump is inciting violence and bringing about the Apocalypse and End Times, and asserted that conservative media pundits are being ...

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“Mexican” Judge OK’s $25M Trump U Settlement

Politico reports: A federal judge has approved a $25 million settlement President Donald Trump agreed to late last year in a bid to head off a civil fraud trial over his Trump University real estate seminar program. U.S. District Court Judge Gonzalo Curiel issued a 31-page ruling Friday deeming the deal fair and overruling claims from some former Trump University ...

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Emboldened By Their White House Access, Dominionists Gather To Plot Turning America Into Christian Theocracy

Peter Montgomery reports at Right Wing Watch: The dominionist prayer warriors of POTUS Shield, a project launched by Trump-supporting “apostles” and “prophets” immediately after his election victory, met in Ohio last week to further their plans to take full advantage of their new high-level access. Among their goals: “sweeping” the federal courts of any judges whose rulings are not to ...

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Family Research Council: Pray That White Jesus Stops George Soros And His Army Of “Paid Operatives”

“May God open the eyes of the American people to see organized rabble-rousers for what they are: paid progressive operatives taking orders from the likes of George Soros and the former president. Amid the fray, may God give our Congressmen and women the courage and strength of character to stand up to their lawless adversaries and champion what is right. ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Feds File Charges In $81M Ponzi Scheme Involving Resale Of Tickets To Hamilton

Via press release from the SEC: The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced fraud charges against two New York City men accused of running a Ponzi scheme with money raised from investors to fund businesses purportedly created to purchase and resell tickets to such high-demand shows as Adele concerts and the Broadway musical Hamilton. The SEC alleges that Joseph Meli ...

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Trump Pays Out $25M “University” Fraud Settlement

But it’s still not completely over: Days before President-elect Donald Trump is set to take the oath to uphold the Constitution, he has followed through on a more painful obligation: coughing up $25 million to settle litigation over his defunct Trump University real estate seminar program. Trump University — now known as the Trump Entrepreneur Initiative — transferred the funds ...

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Trump Hotel Hit With $5M In Liens For Unpaid Work

The Washington Post reports: In the frenzied final six weeks of work at the hotel, while Trump touted the project on the campaign trail, AES of Laurel, Md., claims it assigned 45 members of its staff to work 12-hour shifts for nearly 50 consecutive days to get the lights, electrical and fire systems prepared on time. “We had people there ...

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Scamvangelist Paula “Resurrection Life Seeds” White Named To Trump’s Invocation Ceremony Team

Back in September 2015 a caravan of cuckoo Christian crackpots careened into Trump Tower in midtown Manhattan where notorious mascara addict Jan Crouch and other Bellevue escapees laid hands upon His Holy Donaldness, totally guaranteeing that Christ His Damn Self and millions of other white people would vote for him. Most prominent among those seen fondling Hair Furor’s golden lapel ...

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Nutbag Ted Cruz’s Latest Scam: Support Defunding The United Nations By Sending ME Your Donations

Via email: Dear Joe, Unfortunately, the disgraceful anti-Israel resolution passed by the United Nations Security Council was apparently only the opening salvo in the Obama administration’s final assault on Israel. Senator Ted Cruz is helping lead the fight in the U.S. Senate to ensure the United States stands unshakably with Israel – and he’s also fighting to ensure no U.S. ...

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Breitbart Features Sponsored Post From “Christian Healthshare” As Major Advertisers Stay Away

Late last month Breitbart called on their millions of readers to boycott Kellogg’s after the cereal giant declined to continue advertising with them. Unsurprisingly, Breitbart’s “advertise with us or else” threat did not sit well with other major brands, virtually all of whom have since abandoned the site. Today Breitbart’s front page contains yet another attack on Kellogg’s, below which ...

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Tony Perkins: Show White Jesus How Thankful You Are For Donald Trump By Sending Me Lots Of Money

Via email from hate group leader Tony Perkins: God gave America a reprieve in 2016 from judgment. Will you thank Him with me? With Christmas only three days away, will you pause from the busyness for a few minutes? Will you take time now or tonight to stop? I’m an ordained pastor, as well as President of Family Research Council ...

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Conway Erupts When Grilled About Trump Spawn’s Scam In Selling Access To Daddy For $1M [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Top Donald Trump aide Kellyanne Conway on Thursday morning had a heated exchange with CNN’s Chris Cuomo over the president-elect’s sons’ ties to charity organizations. In a contentious interview on CNN’s “New Day,” Cuomo accused Conway of making the same defense that Hillary Clinton made about her ties to the Clinton Foundation, which Conway emphatically denied. Conway ...

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Trump Spawn Sell Inauguration Access To Daddy For Up To $1 Million, Money Goes To Unnamed “Charities”

Uday and Qusay have yet another grifting racket. Via Mediaite: Donald Trump‘s adult sons are apparently behind a new nonprofit organization that’s offering access to the president elect – if you’re willing to pay up. The Center for Public Integrity reports that Donald Trump Jr. and Eric Trump are board members for the Texas-based Opening Day Foundation, which will be ...

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WHO’S SORRY NOW: Woman Who Lost Her Home To Bankster Steve Mnuchin Regrets Voting For Trump

The Associated Press reports: When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink. She had voted for the president-elect on the belief that he would knock the moneyed elites from their perch in Washington, D.C. And she knew Trump’s pick for Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, all too well. OneWest, a bank formerly owned by a group of ...

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Trump Advisor Steve Bannon Took Huge Salary From “Nonpartisan” Charity While Running Breitbart News

The Washington Post reports: Donald Trump’s chief White House strategist Stephen K. Bannon accepted $376,000 in pay over four years for working 30 hours a week at a tiny tax-exempt charity in Tallahassee while also serving as the hands-on executive chairman of Breitbart News Network. During the same four-year period, the charity paid about $1.3 million in salaries to two ...

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