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Apr 2014

James Strauss and his Fake Writing Credits

Posted by / in Scams / 80 comments

A year ago, I published a blog post here titled “Easily Fooled” about being on a TV writing panel at a mystery conference with a guy whose writing credits were all fake.  I omitted his name to save him embarrassment. I was being too kind, because the guy is still hoodwinking conferences and the paying […]

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07

Oct 2013

The Mail I Get – Big Fat Liar Edition

Posted by / in The Mail I Get / 6 comments

If you’re fattening up your credits with fakery, I’m probably one of the last people you want to contact. This tale of lame fraud began as a typical, badly-written solicitation for a blurb with the usual flattery at the beginning (I’ve taken out anything that might identify the author). The miss-spellings, awkward sentence structure, etc. […]

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