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Swindled

By A Concerned Citizen

Rank #29 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.

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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.

iTunes Ratings

922 Ratings
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Start with the McDonalds Lawsuit episode

By Gailcarol - Jan 19 2019
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Riveting!! The Lucky Winner is also fantastic.

Swindled

By Aledbetter72 - Jan 18 2019
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Just found my new favorite podcast!

iTunes Ratings

922 Ratings
Average Ratings
835
26
24
12
25

Start with the McDonalds Lawsuit episode

By Gailcarol - Jan 19 2019
Read more

Riveting!! The Lucky Winner is also fantastic.

Swindled

By Aledbetter72 - Jan 18 2019
Read more

Just found my new favorite podcast!

Top 10 Episode of Swindled

Rank #1: The Gigolo (Richard Bailey)

Jul 01 2018
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A smooth-talking con man becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of Helen Brach, a multimillionaire candy heiress.

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Rank #2: The Lawsuit (McDonald's Hot Coffee)

Sep 23 2018
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An elderly woman suffers severe burns after spilling McDonald's coffee into her lap.

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Rank #3: The Canoe Man (John Darwin)

Sep 09 2018
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An English man is presumed dead after he disappears while canoeing in the North Sea.

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Rank #4: The Tycoon (Allen Stanford)

Oct 07 2018
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The financial empire built by Allen Stanford, a mysterious man from Texas, is revealed to be a massive Ponzi scheme.

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Rank #5: The Hitman (Frank Howard)

Apr 29 2018
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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.

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Rank #6: The Association (FIFA)

Jun 14 2018
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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.

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Rank #7: The Pharma Bro (Martin Shkreli)

May 28 2018
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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".

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Rank #8: The Judges (Kids for Cash)

Apr 15 2018
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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.

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Rank #9: The Canal (Love Canal)

Jan 21 2018
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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.

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Rank #10: The Treasure Hunter (Tommy Thompson)

Jan 07 2018
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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".

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