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Swindled Episodes

Recent Episodes

The Contestant (Charles Ingram)

  • 3 days ago

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 Hostage (Tony Kiritsis)

  • 16 days ago

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

The Fyre Festival (Billy McFarland)

  • about 1 month ago

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 Tycoon (Allen Stanford)

  • about 1 month ago

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

The Lawsuit (McDonald's Hot Coffee)

  • about 2 months ago

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

The Canoe Man (John Darwin)

  • 2 months ago

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 Trailer

  • 3 months ago

Season 2 of Swindled begins on September 9th, 2018.

The Gigolo (Richard Bailey)

  • 5 months ago

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

The Association (FIFA)

  • 5 months ago

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

The Pharma Bro (Martin Shkreli)

  • 6 months ago

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

Bonus Interview: Barbara Schroeder & Trey Borzillieri (Evil Genius)

  • 6 months ago

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 Twitter: @SwindledPodcast Facebook: fb.com/SwindledPodcast Instagram: @SwindledPodcast     SUPPORT THE SHOW Gain access to exclusive bonus episodes, early access to new episodes, and free merch by contributing a few bucks a month. For more details, visit: https://www.patreon.com/swindled   SUBSCRIBE Apple Podcasts Google Play Stitcher TuneIn Spotify   MUSIC All songs performed by Ethan Helfrich (Rest You Sleeping Giant)  

The Televangelist (Jim Bakker)

  • 6 months ago

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

The Hitman (Frank Howard)

  • 7 months ago

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

The Judges (Kids for Cash)

  • 7 months ago

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

The Leak (Bhopal Gas Disaster)

  • 8 months ago

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

The Impostor (Jimmy Sabatino)

  • 8 months ago

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

The Treasurer (Budd Dwyer)

  • 9 months ago

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

The Contraceptive (Dalkon Shield)

  • 9 months ago

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

The Delivery Man (Brian Wells)

  • 10 months ago

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

The Canal (Love Canal)

  • 10 months ago

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

The Treasure Hunter (Tommy Thompson)

  • 11 months ago

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

The Horse Queen (Rita Crundwell)

  • 11 months ago

A municipal employee embezzles over $50 million from the city of Dixon, Illinois, to support her extravagant lifestyle and expensive hobby.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Lucky Winner (Eddie Tipton)

  • 11 months ago

An unclaimed, jackpot-winning lottery ticket purchased in Iowa leads to a cross-continent search for the winner.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Trailer

  • 11 months ago

White-collar and corporate crime is a worldwide epidemic.   Whether it's a corrupt politician stuffing their pockets or a negligent corporation fattening their bottom line, these financial misdeeds are a far greater threat to society than any ordinary street crime.   From simple embezzlements, frauds, and Ponzi schemes to devastating environmental disasters and economic depressions, white-collar and corporate crime has shaped our world in unimaginable ways. All in the name of greed.   Website: SwindledPodcast.com Twitter: @SwindledPodcast Facebook: fb.com/SwindledPodcast Instagram: @SwindledPodcast     MUSIC Chris Zabriskie - Brethren, Arise Mathieu Lamontagne & Emmanuel Toledo - Tension Superficielle

Swindled: A Podcast About White-Collar and Corporate Crime (Trailer)

  • about 1 year ago

White-collar and corporate crime is a worldwide epidemic.   Whether it's a corrupt politician stuffing their pockets or a negligent corporation fattening their bottom line, these financial misdeeds are a far greater threat to society than any ordinary street crime.   From simple embezzlements, frauds, and Ponzi schemes to devastating environmental disasters and economic depressions, white-collar and corporate crime has shaped our world in unimaginable ways.   All in the name of greed.   Website: swindledpodcast.com Twitter: @SwindledPodcast Facebook: fb.com/SwindledPodcast Instagram: @SwindledPodcast   Music Chris Zabriskie - Brethren, Arise Mathieu Lamontagne & Emmanuel Toledo - Tension Superficielle

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