Americans lose millions of dollars to scams every year -- and that's just those who come forward and admit to having been a victim. I’m obsessed with scammers and grifters. It takes a lot of organization to keep a good scam together, month in and month out. Then again, I’m sure I’d feel differently if I ever got out of my hard earned money by someone I trusted.
Today, we have a story about a scam of a spiritual nature. A con artist who preyed on those who sought a higher path and used all the tricks in the book to get money out of honest people. So get into corpse pose!
Elena Simon, a comedian and performer, enlightens us with a tale of a yoga grifter who took her and other students for a ride. Priya Anand, a reporter for Marketwatch (now at Buzzfeed) who covers fraud, tells us how to avoid getting grifted.
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