PHILADELPHIA – At around 10:15 this morning, Judge Frank Blumberg of Room 504 of the Criminal Justice Center at 13th and Filbert streets in Philadelphia sauntered into his courtroom, ready to begin the day’s hearings.
On his docket for the day: a woman asking for a murder charge in which no one had been killed Read More
The long, strange saga of the hipster grifter, aka Kari Ferrell, appears to be coming to a close—or at least a game-changing pause. We admit that the notion of Ms. Ferrell eluding capture for months, even years, befriending twentysomethings in tattooed enclaves across the country while she insisted that she had been framed (or Read More
We reached hipster grifter Kari Ferrell’s Salt Lake City bail-bond agent—who has been working on the Kari Ferrell, a.k.a. the Hipster Grifter, case since last June—this afternoon, and agreed to grant anonymity because the agent had safety concerns (bail-bond agents are not exactly popular with a certain demographic that is demonstrably prone to crime, Read More
Since we published our story about the hipster grifter Kari Ferrell yesterday, the Internet has been buzzing with information, speculation and sightings. Gothamist reported she’d been spotted Friday night at the Alligator Lounge in Williamsburg. Vice got an email from someone saying they’d seen her on Saturday in Read More
It’s likely that when Kari Ferrell walked into the Vice magazine offices in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, last month to interview for an administrative assistant job, they thought they’d hit the jackpot. Ms. Ferrell—petite, 22 years old, of Korean heritage—had a huge tattoo of a phoenix across her chest and a cute pixie haircut. She was talkative, Read More