LaFranca Devon Hollins

I couldn’t help but notice a conversation between 2 loyal readers this morning in an old post I wrote about a confidence artist who impersonated a doctor in Atlanta.

A loyal reader, whose name I won’t reveal, updated the post 9 months ago with a story of her own about another confidence artist named LaFranca Devon Hollins.

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Juan Diaz Romero

A man duped a Brooklyn high school into going on a spending spree after he donated a $1.5 million check that turned out to be fake.

Teachers and staffers at Brooklyn’s High School for Enterprise, Business and Technology in East Williamsburg thought they hit the Lottery when Juan Diaz Romero came calling with a $1.5 million check in November.

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Police Arrest 31-Year-Old High School Student

A 31-year-old Texas woman posed as a 15-year-old high school student for 6 months before her true age was revealed.

Police say Charity Anne Johnson was living on the streets when a friend took her in and enrolled her at a private religious high school in Longview.

The friend, Tamice Lincoln and her boyfriend eventually suspected Johnson was using a fake identity. Lincoln said she called the police and went straight to the school.

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Rapper Tim Dog

Back in February, media outlets reported the death of long forgotten rapper Tim Dog who reportedly died of diabetes complications. But a Mississippi woman has stepped forward to say she doesn’t believe Dog is really dead, and that he may have faked his own death to avoid paying back $2 million in loans.

The woman, who spoke anonymously to WREG, said Dog is a con man who may have pulled off his biggest con yet.

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One of celebrity blogger Necole Bitchie’s BFF’s was busted this morning for grand theft. Now Necole is going into damage control mode to distance herself from her friend.

Apparently, Juanita Crimiel, 26, who passed herself off as a successful celebrity cook named Chef Juanita, befriended Necole who then introduced her to all of her industry friends.

Crimiel, as Chef Juanita, wove an intricate web of lies and deceit in order to scam Necole’s industry contacts out of $20,095.21!

One of the celebrity victims who fell for the so-called “Chef” Juanita’s lies was BET 106 & Park‘s co-host Rocsi.

Crimiel’s latest caper involved shaving her head bald and pretending to be a cancer patient. Two weeks ago, she used a bogus email account to email me claiming “Chef Juanita” was dying of cancer. Two days later, I received another email from Juanita informing me that “Chef Juanita” was dead.

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