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Swindled

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Rank #26 in Business category

Business
History
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Utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to explore true stories of white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. From corruption and fraud to Ponzi schemes and environmental disasters, these financially motivated crimes have shaped our world in unimaginable ways. All in the name of greed.

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Utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to explore true stories of white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. From corruption and fraud to Ponzi schemes and environmental disasters, these financially motivated crimes have shaped our world in unimaginable ways. All in the name of greed.

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Addicting

By pprib - Mar 22 2019
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I am actually happy about my commute now that I know about this podcast. Love.

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By Nancymesaaz - Mar 19 2019
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Great exposure. Everyone should listen to this podcast.

iTunes Ratings

1419 Ratings
Average Ratings
1256
48
32
33
50

Addicting

By pprib - Mar 22 2019
Read more

I am actually happy about my commute now that I know about this podcast. Love.

My my my

By Nancymesaaz - Mar 19 2019
Read more

Great exposure. Everyone should listen to this podcast.

Cover image of Swindled

Swindled

Updated 6 days ago

Rank #26 in Business category

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Utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to explore true stories of white-collar criminals, con artists, and corporate evil. From corruption and fraud to Ponzi schemes and environmental disasters, these financially motivated crimes have shaped our world in unimaginable ways. All in the name of greed.

Rank #1: The Gigolo (Richard Bailey)

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A smooth-talking con man becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of Helen Brach, a multimillionaire candy heiress.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jul 01 2018
55 mins
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Rank #2: The Pharma Bro (Martin Shkreli)

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A young pharmaceutical company CEO raises the price of a drug for a rare disease and becomes the "most hated man in America".Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 28 2018
59 mins
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Rank #3: The Treasure Hunter (Tommy Thompson)

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An incredible discovery of sunken treasure leads to a manhunt for the person who investigators have called "one of the smartest fugitives ever".Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 07 2018
33 mins
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Rank #4: The Televangelist (Jim Bakker)

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A popular evangelical preacher's financial and sexual scandals topple his Christian entertainment empire.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

May 13 2018
59 mins
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Rank #5: The Psychic (Sylvia Browne)

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A self-proclaimed psychic makes a fortune by using her supernatural powers to help solve missing persons cases.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Dec 02 2018
51 mins
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Rank #6: The Hitman (Frank Howard)

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A quintessential family man embezzles millions of dollars from his employer to fund a love affair and the attempted murder of his wife.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 29 2018
44 mins
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Rank #7: The Canal (Love Canal)

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Once envisioned as a model community, the neighborhood of Love Canal in Niagra Falls, New York, became the victim of a massive, man-made environmental disaster.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 21 2018
43 mins
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Rank #8: The Fyre Festival (Billy McFarland)

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A technology entrepreneur defrauds investors in order to build a luxury music festival in the Bahamas.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Oct 21 2018
50 mins
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Rank #9: The Judges (Kids for Cash)

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Two Luzerne County judges are accused of accepting over $2 million in kickbacks in exchange for imposing harsh sentences on juveniles to increase occupancy at for-profit detention centers.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Apr 15 2018
50 mins
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Rank #10: The Lawsuit (McDonald's Hot Coffee)

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An elderly woman suffers severe burns after spilling McDonald's coffee into her lap.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 23 2018
40 mins
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Rank #11: The Association (FIFA)

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A culture of corruption at the international governing body of soccer has plagued the world's most popular sport for decades.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jun 14 2018
56 mins
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Rank #12: The Mogul (Lou Pearlman)

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An aviation entrepreneur creates the boyband craze of the nineties and one of the longest running Ponzi schemes in American history.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Jan 06 2019
56 mins
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Rank #13: The Canoe Man (John Darwin)

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An English man is presumed dead after he disappears while canoeing in the North Sea.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Sep 09 2018
48 mins
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Rank #14: The Impostor (Jimmy Sabatino)

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A serial con man uses multiple aliases and his gift of gab to bilk victims out of millions of dollars worth of hotel rooms, jewelry, clothes, and electronics.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mar 18 2018
40 mins
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Rank #15: The Delivery Man (Brian Wells)

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A bizarre bank robbery in Erie, Pennsylvania involving a pizza delivery man and an improvised collar bomb leads to a scavenger hunt full of explosions, bodies, and double-crosses.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Feb 04 2018
42 mins
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