Baltimore Ravens’ second-year quarterback Lamar Jackson has quickly proved that he’s more than capable being a QB in the NFL, despite the fact that some draft experts thought he’d be better served as a wide receiver. Not only that, Jackson has established himself as an MVP candidate and the stats from his first 16 NFL starts are utterly ridiculous.
As first pointed out by ESPN “Get Up” producer Paul Hembekides, through their 16 NFL starts, Jackson has more wins than Patrick Mahomes, more rushing yards than LaDainian Tomlinson, more yards per attempt than Aaron Rodgers, a higher passer rating than Tom Brady, and a better completion percentage than Drew Brees.
In his lating outing against the Cincinnati Bengals, the 22-year old QB completed 15–17 passes for 223 yards, three touchdowns and zero interceptions. He also rushed for 65 yards, including the Michael Vick-esque TD scamper shown below.
Ravens running back Mark Ingram described Jackson’s 47-yard touchdown run as the craziest thing he’s ever seen on the field.
“I think that was the craziest thing I’ve witnessed on the field with somebody,” Ingram said, per ESPN. “He just spun and took f and let me just escort him. That’s Lamar. That’s special.”
“He surprises you,” Ravens coach Harbaugh said. “They’ll be watching that run for decades and decades. That’s one everybody in the country’s going to see by tomorrow afternoon. That was something. That’s rare.”
As a result Jackson’s stellar play this season, Baltimore is sitting at 7-2 entering their Week 11 matchup against the Houston Texans.
Have you ever seen one these iPhone advertisements which are all over the place that say “taken on an iPhone” and questioned: “why do not my images appear to be that?” Well, Samsung has unintentionally answered that query by implicitly claiming the next photograph was taken on their Samsung Galaxy s8:
This photograph wasn’t taken on a Samsung telephone, it was taken by a pressional photographer utilizing an actual digital camera. Samsung apparently purchased the photograph by Getty s (the identical place the above photograph comes from and each different cowl photograph on this web site and most others). The photograph is used on Samsung’s web site to promote the Samsung A8 Star.
The discovery was made by Dunja Djudjic, the photographer. She was notified the acquisition one her images EyeEm by Getty photos and tracked down the place the photograph was used to Samsung’s Malaysian web site. The photograph has been retouched from Djudjic’s unique to promote the “portrait mode” on the brand new Samsung telephone.
Djudjic describes what Samsung did:
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith helped their longtime pals with a hefty mortgage which was subsequently utilized in a fraudulent method. Tisha Campbell, who’s most identified for her tv position on Martin, filed for Chapter 7 chapter together with her husband in January 2016. She and Duane Martin owed $65,000 in actual property and $258,000 in private property, their money owed completely roughly $15.1 million. According to authorized paperwork, Martin is believed to have hidden cash for years from a number of sources. He stored the earnings streaming in from a clothes retailer and actual property investments with out disclosing the knowledge to the chapter ficials.
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Martin’s rip-off began to crumble when Campbell filed for divorce in February. Officials found the “diverted worthwhile belongings,” together with the $1.four million mortgage obtained from Will and Jada. The mortgage was used by way of the Smiths’ firm to flip actual property “with the intention pocketing the gross sales.” The cash is now caught in a shady monetary scenario that may possible result in prison prices, although the Smiths should not thought of suspects.
Bankruptcy ficials are actually asking the courtroom to revoke the discharge debt granted to Duane in his chapter case. They are additionally asking the actor to provide within the cash he has been concealing.
Campbell has requested the courtroom to demand extra money from Martin throughout their divorce proceedings in June, claiming the person had hidden cash throughout their marriage. Sources say that Campbell tried to persuade her husband to come back clear to “keep away from jail and be there for his or her two kids.”
A live performance promotion firm referred to as Concert France introduced that 50 Cent shall be making a cease in Paris on New Years. They have been promoting the occasion since September. The live performance date appears to have gained sufficient traction to immediate 50 Cent to reveal the entire deal as a rip-off. According to the rapper, he’s not set to play any reveals in Paris on January 1, 2019.
The entrepreneur uploaded a message to his social media to alert his following the scenario. The textual content is sort in all caps, bringing readability to the misunderstanding with daring letters: “I am not going a present in Paris Jan. 1 2019. Fake Promotion. Do not purchase tickets.”
Even although Fifty in all probability has different issues on his thoughts, he felt the necessity to inform his followers the rip-off since he cares about their pockets. His caption specifies his intent: “I hate to see individuals who help me getting beat out their cash.”
Concert France’s Facebook occasion for the pretend present has garnered over 7k “” clicks. It is unclear what the corporate is or was planning on fering concertgoers in January. A Jeremih-style doppelganger may need been entertaining, however probably a silly transfer contemplating how Fifty’s followers have adopted his motto.
16-year-old Treasure Richards precipitated a stir final week when she went on Dr Phil and claimed that she is white and doesn’t like black folks (Richards is black). As some might have guessed, it seems that the Dr Phil phase was pretend and that Treasure and her mom went on the present to make some cash and get an all bills paid journey to California, in keeping with a younger girl who claims to be Treasure’s sister.
For some context, an excerpt Treasure’s remarks on Dr Phil that come f as satire in the identical method because the “transracial” skit from season one Donald Glover’s Atlanta:
Here is a video Treasure on Dr Phil:
After discovering out that her sister was on the present, a 25-year-old girl went on Instagram Live claiming to be Treasure’s sister and systematically debunking all Treasure, her brother and her mom’s claims that Treasure identifies as a white racist.
Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled are being sued for allegedly participating in an unlawful cryptocurrency rip-off that weaseled tens of millions out buyers. The tech agency on the heart the controversy is an organization referred to as Centra Tech.
According to courtroom paperwork obtained by the almighty , Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled are being grouped into the lawsuit because of their roles as celeb endorsers for the agency. As social media would recommend, Floyd even started referring to himself as “Floyd Crypto Mayweather.”
Khaled is quoted as calling Centra Tech a “sport changer” in an Instagram submit unearthed by the crew. Whether they have been inspired to participate in Centra Tech’s unlawful actions, stays a degree curiosity to the claimants the swimsuit.
The SEC or Securities and Exchange Commission as it’s recognized extra formally, claims the corporate was working illegally, and even listed “pretend executives” of their worker registry. According to the courtroom docs, the rubbished buyers are going after the celeb endorsers in addition to the corporate founders who have been arrested in April, and are looking for a reimbursement their multimillion-dollar funding + damages.
After the arrest, the worth Centra Tech’s crypto coin plummeted to $zero.02 per unit, after as soon as rising to $1 per unit in February this 12 months.
William McFarland, in any other case often called Billy, has turn into one probably the most notorious pageant promoters all time. McFarland and his friends have been set to placed on an epic pageant on a Bahamian island dubbed the Fyre Festival. Advertisements for the occasion boasted performances by artists similar to Migos and Major Lazor, luxurious tenting grounds and amenities along with catered meals ready by world renown restaurateur Steven Starr. The pageant was found to be a rip-off, and after an FBI investigation, Mcfarland was served with felony expenses. Mcfarland has pleaded responsible and accepted a plea deal.
Ahead his sentencing on October 11th, the pageant founder’s legal professional has written a letter to U.S. District Judge Naomi Buchwald asking for leniency in his shopper’s sentencing on the idea his psychological well being. The legal professional detailed his shopper’s varied struggles writing that he was recognized with bipolar dysfunction, alcohol abuse, and ADHD. He went on to assert his sicknesses prompted McFarland to conduct himself in a “disorganized” method, expertise “manic or hypomanic” episodes, in addition to “delusional beliefs having particular and distinctive skills that may result in fame and fortune.”
The legal professional defended his shopper stating, “Nothing on this case speaks to any malicious intent on his half. Just a sea unhealthy judgment, poor choices, and the sort core instability that may solely be defined by psychological sickness.”
Will and Jada Smith have unfortunately been dragged into Duane and Tisha Campbell Martin‘s divorce and bankruptcy. According to The Blast Will and Jada once loaned Duane over $1 million and now their names are being drawn since Duane is being accused hiding $2.6 million under a company named Roxe LLC.
According to the publication, the trustee alleges that Duane set up Roxe LLC to get ownership a mansion. After paying $900,000 in 2006 for the home, he then borrowed over a million from the bank for construction on the house. He allegedly defaulted on his loan, then used his company to buy back his home using the money borrowed from Will and Jada. Roxe LLC then owned the home, and Duane and Tisha entered into a deal with their own company to rent the mansion for $5,000 a month.
Earlier this year, the Above The Rim actor listed the home for $2,695,000 with intention keeping the prit, including the money owed to Will and Jada that would total $1.3 million if sold at asking price.
The trustee believes the lease by Roxe LLC was a scam and urges Duane to turn over his assets to pay his creditors.
Tens thousands dollars was scammed from over 45 women who booked their travel and accommodation through Nakesia Washington to attend Essence Festival 2018. According to WSDU, police in Jefferson Parish, Louisianna are investigating OBL Travel L.L.C. after numerous reports the scam was published to The Better Business Bureau.
The publication says losses have been valued at $80,000. “We expect the number cases and the monetary losses to grow as additional cases come in,” Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Lt. Jason Rivarde said. One woman named Kerry Gouff explained how she was forced to cough up $1,200 after she arrived at a hotel that was supposed to be booked for her and her group where she already paid $1,000. “We were looking forward to a great time booked some travel and things didn’t go as planned,” she said.
Essence Festival is an annual celebration in New Orleans dubbed “the party with a purpose” that’s based on the magazine the same name primarily towards African-American women.
Nakesia has reportedly been arrested and charged for theft more than $25,000, theft valued between $5,000 and $24,999, and two counts computer fraud.
In the late 80’s, Jermone Jacobson came up with a master plan. Jacobson was the director security at Simon Marketing, which was the company behind McDonald’s Monopoly promotion. His job was simple, Jacobson was tasked with transporting the peel f tickets from their production site to packaging factories. He came up with a scheme to steal winning tickets while they were in transport, and started a criminal enterprise that sold winning tickets to the highest bidder. Jacobson and his team won almost every McDonald’s Monopoly prize for twelve years before they were caught in 2001.
According to Deadline, after a monstrous bidding war, Fox won the rights to a film based on the McDonald’s Monopoly scam. Ben Affleck is set to direct the film, while Matt Damon will star. Apparently, the film was the hottest thing in Hollywood, with several studios and producers fighting to get their hands on the move rights. Universal Studios for Kevin Hart, Warner Bros for John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, and Steve Carell, and Netflix alongside Robert Downey Jr and Todd Phillips were just a few the big names caught in the bidding war for the film. The script will be written by Deadpool scribes Paul Wernick & Rhett Reese based on the article written by Jeff Maysh and published by Daily Beast.
If you bought a ticket to the ultra-exclusive Fyre Festival last year, you experienced firsthand how badly you played yourself. If you were one the spectators on the sideline, you likely shared a laugh with the rest the world at how badly the supposed luxurious event was organized. With photos cheese sandwiches and unsafe tents going viral on social media, the legal problems have caught up to founder Billy McFarland and one year later, he’s about to go broke because the scam he had organized.
According to Complex, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced that the Fyre Festival founder had agreed to pay $27.4 million after admitting to defrauding over 100 investors. The press release reveals that McFarland had lied about his personal and business financial success, stating that he had over $2.5 million in personal stock holdings when, in reality, he only had about $1,500 worth. Catering to a crowd people who wanted to experience a lavish experience in the Bahamas, McFarland strategized to get investors on his side to fund the festival. The SEC wrote, “McFarland used investor funds to bankroll a lavish lifestyle including living in a Manhattan penthouse apartment, partying with celebrities, and traveling by private plane and chauffeured luxury cars.”
Some may view the man as successful in his mission to manipulate some the most successful media companies in the world to invest in his project but with him now agreeing to pay upwards $27 million, his luck seems to have ficially run out.
Last month, McFarland was arrested on fraud charges, catching yet another L in the wake all the Fyre Festival drama. Over a year in the past, it seems as though the fiasco is not ending anytime soon.
The Gothamist has learned that a up-and-coming New York rapper by the name Young Ash has been leading a check fraud racket for some time now. The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office announced the indictment 6 individuals including herself, in connection with the check forging scheme, responsible for at least 52 fake signatures totaling $62,500.
Young Ash, who goes by Ashley Bautista in her regular life, is accused to being the bait-and-switch for the operation, by soliciting individuals on Social Media. Some her online activities included posting misleading ads on Snapchat, and fering fast cash to to unsuspecting individuals in exchange for access to their check books and bank account information.
Gabriel Molina, the brains behind the operation, would photograph rent checks he would receive from tenants living in an Upper West Side apartment complex he worked at as a concierge. Under false pretenses, Molina would then forward those photographs to Fraylius Henriquez, whose role was to create the forgery in writing.
Justin Simon, Jarod Bailey, and a third entity known by the alias “JD Glasses” worked under Molina as runners, collecting ATM cards on the ground level. Law enforcement was quick to dismantle this operation before things got out hand. Just last year The Manhattan District Attorney’s Office thwarted a $2.5 Million scheme involving the same techniques.
Below is a link to Young Ash’s Instagram and her SoundCloud can be perused right here, sadly under these circumstances.
Telemarketing scams are getting a little ridiculous these days. Perhaps they’re adapting to hearing “NO” all the time and starting to step their game up. Watch what happens when Gary gets an fer too good to refuse…