Swindled

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The FBI turns to a career con artist to assist with an undercover sting operation that ensnares multiple members of the United States Congress. Prelude: Mel Weinberg’s lifetime of scams finally catches up with him.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A young politician ruins a promising career with numerous financial and sexual scandals. Prelude: The unsolved murder of Tamara Greene.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A prominent oral surgeon embarks on a new career path after an addiction to painkillers leads to the loss of his dental license. // Prelude: A horrifying discovery is made at the Tri-State Crematory in northwest Georgia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
An international boycott ensues after a multinational corporation is accused of contributing to the deaths of millions of infants around the world.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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
A law enforcement officer goes beyond the call of duty in order to steal money from an elderly woman.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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
A British Army major and his wife devise a plan to cheat the popular television game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
The president of a mortgage company is taken hostage by a paranoid loan customer after allegations of mistreatment. Special thanks to Alan Berry & Mark Enochs, the directors of Dead Man's Line. Visit DeadMansLine.com for more information.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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
The financial empire built by Allen Stanford, a mysterious man from Texas, is revealed to be a massive Ponzi scheme.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
An elderly woman suffers severe burns after spilling McDonald's coffee into her lap.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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
Season 2 of Swindled begins on September 9th, 2018.
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
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
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
An interview with Barbara Schroeder and Trey Borzillieri, the filmmakers behind Netflix documentary series Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist. The docuseries examines the 2003 "Pizza Bomber" bank robbery case in Erie, Pennsylvania.   Website: SwindledPodcast.com Twi…
A popular evangelical preacher's financial and sexual scandals topple his Christian entertainment empire.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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
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
An American company avoids accountability for its role in an accident at a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India. The effects of the tragedy have lasted decades, accounting for over 20,000 deaths and half a million injured.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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
An honest, hardworking politician reaches his breaking point after becoming entangled in a bribery scandal.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
A pharmaceutical company looks the other way as its promising new birth control product, the Dalkon Shield intrauterine device (IUD), endangers the lives of more than 2 million women around the world.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Podcast Details
Started
Nov 7th, 2017
Latest Episode
Mar 3rd, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
32
Avg. Episode Length
43 minutes

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