Swindled podcast

Swindled

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. Become a ValuedListener™ at ValuedListener.com

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. Become a ValuedListener™ at ValuedListener.com

 

#130

Bonus: The Studio (Carissa Carpenter)

A proposal to build a massive movie studio in Northern California signals the end of a 17-year-old scheme. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Jul 2024

34 MINS

34:26

14 Jul 2024


#129

113. The Satan Seller (Mike Warnke)

A reformed Satanic priest becomes America's most prominent Christian comedian and authority on the occult. Prelude: Cassette recordings of John Todd's conspiratorial seminars spread through Evangelical communities. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

30 Jun 2024

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:08

30 Jun 2024


#128

112. The Sugarpit (Indiana State Fair stage collapse)

Dedicated fans of country band Sugarland are crushed when a stage collapses during a storm at the Indiana State Fair. Prelude: A gust of wind destroys the stage at Ottawa Bluesfest while Cheap Trick performs. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

13 Jun 2024

1 HR 10 MINS

1:10:03

13 Jun 2024


#127

111. The Embattled (Jasiel Correia)

The arrest of Fall River's 23-year-old mayor ignites a political fiasco. Prelude: A popular Massachusetts State Senator is convicted of bribery. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

29 May 2024

1 HR 24 MINS

1:24:11

29 May 2024


#126

110. The Mess (Eric C. Conn)

The largest disability fraud case in United States history is linked to a flamboyant lawyer in a small Kentucky town. Prelude: The history and abuse of Social Security Disability Insurance. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

13 May 2024

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:08

13 May 2024


#125

109. The Machine (Tyson Foods)

A multinational meat processing company wreaks havoc on animals and people in pursuit of profits. Prelude: Cody Easterday's $233 million "ghost cattle" scheme. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

30 Apr 2024

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:48

30 Apr 2024


#124

108. The Commander (Bobby C. Thompson)

The eccentric director of a veterans charity goes on the run after being exposed as a fraud. Prelude: The downfall of a county commissioner in Florida. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

14 Apr 2024

1 HR 07 MINS

1:07:58

14 Apr 2024


#123

107. The Technology (Real Water)

A Nevada-based alkaline water company owned by a local politician is blamed for an outbreak of serious illnesses. Prelude: The events surrounding a Nevada state senator's resignation. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

31 Mar 2024

1 HR 04 MINS

1:04:03

31 Mar 2024


#122

106. The Tornado (Kim Neiman)

A village clerk in Nebraska leads the charge to rebuild after a catastrophic tornado and becomes the focal point of an international mystery. Prelude: Twin tornadoes devastate Pilger, Nebraska. –––-–---------------------------------------- [BUY THE SWINDLED SOUNDTRACK ON VINYL] (https://swindledpodcast.com/product/deformr-swindled-vinyl/) –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Mar 2024

1 HR 02 MINS

1:02:03

17 Mar 2024


#121

Rerun: The Ghost Writer (Anthony Godby Johnson)

A critically ill teenager writes a best-selling book about his abusive childhood. Prelude: New Horizons Youth Ministry opens a child reform program overseas. Originally published July 18, 2021. –––-–---------------------------------------- PATREON: [Patreon.com/Swindled] (http://www.patreon.com/swindled) DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.bla] (http://deformr.black/) [ck] (http://deformr.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram.com/SwindledPodcast] (http://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com/SwindledPodcast] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Facebook.com/SwindledPodcast] (http://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

12 Feb 2024

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:12

12 Feb 2024


#120

Rerun: The Brand (Procter & Gamble)

A multinational consumer goods corporation finds itself mired in controversy. Prelude: The Fenholloway River is classified as an "industrial waterway." Originally published June 20, 2021. –––-–---------------------------------------- PATREON: [Patreon.com/Swindled] (http://www.patreon.com/swindled) DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.black] (http://deformr.black/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram.com/SwindledPodcast] (http://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com/SwindledPodcast] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Facebook.com/SwindledPodcast] (http://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Additional writing and research on this episode by Jordan Rozansky. Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Jan 2024

1 HR 13 MINS

1:13:46

22 Jan 2024


#119

Rerun: The Treatment (Bayer AG)

A multinational pharmaceutical company with a dark past becomes the central figure of a contaminated blood product crisis. Prelude: Ryan White is banned from school after contracting HIV. Originally published August 16, 2020. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://www.anchor.fm/valuedlistener) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

07 Jan 2024

55 MINS

55:03

07 Jan 2024


#118

105. The Monopoly (Pacific Gas & Electric)

A utility company's neglected equipment ignites the deadliest wildfire in California history. Prelude: A natural gas leak destroys a neighborhood in San Bruno. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

25 Dec 2023

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:25

25 Dec 2023


#117

104. The Kepone Shakes (Life Science Products)

The manufacturer of a persistent pesticide endangers the people and environment of Hopewell, Virginia. Prelude: Two islands in the French West Indies are contaminated with chlordecone. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

26 Nov 2023

59 MINS

59:43

26 Nov 2023


#116

103. The Nose Doctor (Mark Weinberger)

A renowned sinus surgeon disappears after malpractice allegations surface. Prelude: Philip and Marcella Gabriele are accused of performing unnecessary eye surgeries. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

04 Nov 2023

55 MINS

55:37

04 Nov 2023


#115

102. The Other Woman (Vicki Morgan)

A mistress' 12-year-long affair with a wealthy department store heir ends in violence and conspiracy. Prelude: The collapse of Bernie Cornfeld's financial empire. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

17 Oct 2023

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:44

17 Oct 2023


#114

Bonus: The Oven (Bumble Bee Foods)

A worker (Jose Melena) at a canned tuna factory becomes trapped in an industrial oven and burns to death. A worker (Alan Catterall) at a plastic kayak company becomes trapped in an industrial oven and burns to death. Two workers (Ian Erickson and David Mayes) at a bakery become trapped in an industrial oven and burn to death. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

06 Oct 2023

26 MINS

26:21

06 Oct 2023


#113

101. The Missing (Melissa Caddick)

A Sydney-based financial advisor disappears hours after federal agents raided her house. Prelude: $60 million is lost as a result of Brad Sherwin's Ponzi scheme. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

22 Sep 2023

1 HR 21 MINS

1:21:28

22 Sep 2023


#112

100. The Side Door (Operation Varsity Blues)

Rick Singer is exposed as the leader of a widespread college admissions bribery conspiracy. Prelude: A digital bank and Swiss asset manager work together to conceal dozens of illegal pump-and-dump stock schemes. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

31 Aug 2023

1 HR 23 MINS

1:23:26

31 Aug 2023


#111

99. The Skywalks (Hyatt Regency disaster)

More than one hundred people are killed when two overhead walkways collapse in the lobby of a Kansas City hotel. Prelude: The failure of a much-needed pedestrian bridge at Florida International University. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

02 Aug 2023

1 HR 06 MINS

1:06:37

02 Aug 2023


#110

98. The Lottery Lawyer (Jason Kurland)

A nationally-known attorney specializing in lottery winnings rips off those who entrusted him. Prelude: Winning the lottery ruins Billie Bob Harrell Jr.'s life. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

10 Jul 2023

56 MINS

56:49

10 Jul 2023


#109

97. The Jeweler (Nicolas Shaughnessy)

A popular Austin, Texas, jeweler is murdered in his home on the same day a serial bomber begins terrorizing the city. Prelude: Erik Charles Maund reacts to an extortion attempt. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

25 Jun 2023

58 MINS

58:54

25 Jun 2023


#108

96. The Islanders (John Spano)

A fledgling Long Island professional hockey team is revived when sold to a Texas-based con artist. Prelude: William "Boots" Del Biaggio III purchases a minority stake in the Nashville Predators. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

06 Jun 2023

1 HR 01 MINS

1:01:36

06 Jun 2023


#107

95. The Captive (SeaWorld)

Tragedy at a marine animal amusement park illuminates the issues surrounding keeping killer whales in captivity. Prelude: A campaign to save Keiko, the orca whale star of 'Free Willy.' –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

21 May 2023

1 HR 15 MINS

1:15:36

21 May 2023


#106

94. The Messenger (Kevin Trudeau)

A series of infomercials lands a TV pitchman in federal prison. Prelude: The founder of Hooked on Phonics is criticized over dubious advertising claims before he settles a sexual assault lawsuit with his corporate attorney, who then purchases a ranch from a phony French noblewoman who faked her own death. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

01 May 2023

1 HR 22 MINS

1:22:55

01 May 2023


#105

93. The Teenager (Malachi Love-Robinson)

An 18-year-old boy in Florida is caught masquerading as a medical doctor. Prelude: A 17-year-old boy in Florida is caught masquerading as a physician assistant. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/valuedlistener/subscribe) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

16 Apr 2023

55 MINS

55:33

16 Apr 2023


#104

92. The Phantom (Imperial Food Products)

Workers at a chicken processing plant in North Carolina become trapped inside a burning building. Prelude: Tragedy at the Triangle Waist Company in Manhattan leads to worker safety reforms. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://www.anchor.fm/valuedlistener) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

02 Apr 2023

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:37

02 Apr 2023


#103

91. The Balloon Boy (Richard Heene)

A botched backyard science experiment sends a 6-year-old boy soaring through the Colorado sky on a balloon. Prelude: Lawn Chair Larry fulfills a lifelong dream. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://www.anchor.fm/valuedlistener) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

19 Mar 2023

1 HR 20 MINS

1:20:18

19 Mar 2023


#102

Rerun: The Switch (Flint Water Crisis)

A cost-cutting decision to switch municipal water sources leads to a public health crisis in Flint, Michigan. Prelude: The discovery and response to the lead contamination of Washington, D.C. drinking water. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://www.anchor.fm/valuedlistener) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

08 Feb 2023

1 HR 14 MINS

1:14:06

08 Feb 2023


#101

Rerun: The Vigilante (Pat Johnson)

A towing industry watchdog patrols the streets of Austin, Texas in search of a serial rock thrower. Prelude: Joe Stack exacts revenge against the Internal Revenue Service. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://www.anchor.fm/valuedlistener) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (https://www.patreon.com/swindled) –––-–---------------------------------------- DONATE: [SwindledPodcast.com/Support] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/support) CONSUME: [SwindledPodcast.com/Shop] (http://www.swindledpodcast.com/shop) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr] (https://deformr.bandcamp.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- FOLLOW: --- [SwindledPodcast.com] (https://www.swindledpodcast.com/) --- [Instagram] (https://www.instagram.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [Twitter.com] (http://www.twitter.com/SwindledPodcast) --- [TikTok] (https://www.tiktok.com/@swindledpodcast) --- [Facebook] (https://www.facebook.com/SwindledPodcast) Thanks for listening. :-) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit [podcastchoices.com/adchoices] (https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices) ... Read more

21 Jan 2023

56 MINS

56:22

21 Jan 2023