PRETEND exposes the masterminds behind some of the most notorious scams and cons. From cult leaders to con artists and undercover FBI agents, this podcast pulls back the curtain on those who've pretended to be someone they're not.
Javier Leiva is a gifted storyteller — not only is "Pretend" well-written and well-reported, but Javier clearly thinks deeply about crafting a story so that it has the most impact on the listener. It helps that he's focusing on some pretty comp
An always interesting and compelling documentary podcast. Well researched and informative, this is the kind of true crime show I favor. Javier Leiva is a fantastic storyteller and seemingly always finds different stories to tell.
This is one of my favorite shows. I investigated frauds and corruption on an FBI Economic Crime squad and I can tell you no one else is out here conducting hard-hitting authentic interviews on the topic like Pretend Radio. This podcast is the r