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Swindled

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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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The Implants (Poly Implant Prothèse)
A French breast implant manufacturing company's method of cutting costs incites a global health scare. Prelude: Concerns over safety issues related to silicone breast implants leads to a moratorium on sales in the United States. Support the show by becoming a ValuedListener™ at Patreon.com/Swindled. Buy something at SwindledPodcast.com/Shop. Original music by Trevor Howard (The Lungs).Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Match (Simon Leviev)
An international fraudster posing as a wealthy CEO utilizes a popular dating app to scam women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Prelude: Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto, an Australian grandmother, meets the man of her dreams online. Support the show by becoming a ValuedListener™ at Patreon.com/Swindled. Buy something at SwindledPodcast.com/Shop. Original music by Trevor Howard (The Lungs). Link to the VG report: https://www.vg.no/spesial/2019/tindersvindleren/english/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The Socialite (Anna Delvey)
A Russian-born con artist posing as a wealthy German heiress scams businesses and acquaintances in an attempt to develop her own art foundation in New York. Prelude: Kari Ferrell's Brooklyn exploits earn her the nickname "The Hipster Grifter". Support the show by becoming a ValuedListener™ at Patreon.com/Swindled. Buy something at SwindledPodcast.com/Shop. Original music by Trevor Howard (The Lungs). Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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ELGreco reviewed this podcast on Jun 24th, 2019
"Currently the best podcast if your looking into white collar crime, loved "The Mayor" episode on Kwame Kilpatrick"
KitaHoshi reviewed this podcast on Mar 11th, 2018
"Interesting cases of White collar crime instead of the usual true crime stories. Well researched!"
imonaboat reviewed this podcast 24 days ago
"Could not finish. Wanted to like it, but the host's voice is so monotone and flat I just couldn't listen."

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Podcast Details
Started
Nov 7th, 2017
Latest Episode
Aug 4th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
38
Avg. Episode Length
44 minutes
Explicit
Yes
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