April 11, 2022

EP. 133 — ‘Girls Trip’ Gone Bad w/ Danielle Pinnock

What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Danielle Pinnock joins us to discuss Nakesia Washington, a scamming travel agent who specialized in planning trips for the Essence Festival, only to leave clients high and dry. Plus, romance fraud is on the rise and one man sends nearly $500,000 to a love interest he never met. Stay Schemin’!

 

Research by Kaelyn Brandt. 

Sources: 
https://www.blackenterprise.com/travel-agent-arrested-essence-festival/

https://www.nola.com/news/courts/article_1966499c-9d9e-11e9-874b-9b8a792ac22f.html

https://www.wdsu.com/article/she-hurt-a-lot-of-people-bbb-says-about-obl-travel-owner-after-getting-45-complaints/22692013

https://www.lipstickalley.com/threads/essence-fest-scam-obl-travel-many-claimed-they-have-lost-thousands.1688299/

https://alwaysalist.com/?p=15543

https://abcnews.go.com/Lifestyle/wireStory/romance-fraud-love-wrong-place-proves-costly-82958741

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