Man fakes kidnapping to avoid girlfriend

A Brooklyn man looks set for a lengthy spell in the dog house after faking his own kidnapping to avoid the wrath of his girlfriend. Imaginative Rahmell Pettway concocted his bizarre plan after going AWOL for two weeks from his home in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Terrified of admitting the truth to his partner, the 36-year-old told police … [Read the full story]

Apple scam in Adelaide

An IT business in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs has become the second victim of a smooth talking conman, who’s so far made off with $13,000 dollars in cash. He offers Apple computer products at rock-bottom prices, but delivers nothing more than boxes of newspaper, flour and sugar. Police say the scammer also went to a restaurant … [Read the full story]