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How This Fake Financial Expert Tricked Outlets Into Publishing Her Advice

Patricia Russell seemed to appear out of nowhere. A certified financial planner and graduate of several prestigious colleges, Russell has recently been quoted in major publications such as Newsday, MarketWatch, Consumer Reports, Business Insider and U.S. News, as well as sites that recirculate content on MSN and other websites. She has also written columns for personal finance blogs, including Moolanomy and Think Save Retire. The only problem? She’s not a real person. ... Read More »