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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.

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.

 

#91

The Perfect Trigger (Remington Arms)

America's oldest gun manufacturer denies that its most popular product is defective and dangerous. Prelude: A deadly toy gun is recalled by Family Dollar. –––-–---------------------------------------- BECOME A VALUEDLISTENER™ [Spotify] (https://www.anchor.fm/valuedlistener) [Apple Podcasts] (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/swindled/id1308717668) [Patreon] (http://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.com] (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

21 Jun 2022

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:30

21 Jun 2022


#90

The Crusader (Nicholas Alahverdian)

The untimely death of an outspoken advocate for foster children reveals his despicable double life. Prelude: A tragedy occurs after a woman in Rhode Island adopts eight children with developmental issues. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.com] (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

05 Jun 2022

1 HR 19 MINS

1:19:47

05 Jun 2022


#89

The Standoff (Ed & Elaine Brown)

After refusing to pay taxes, a New Hampshire couple engages in a months-long standoff with federal authorities. Prelude: The Montana Freemen perpetrate a massive fraud scheme under the guise of sovereignty. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.com] (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

22 May 2022

1 HR 17 MINS

1:17:51

22 May 2022


#88

The Rockefeller (Christian Gerhartsreiter)

A lifelong impostor is accused of murdering a couple in California and kidnapping his daughter. Prelude: Chris Rockefeller is revealed to be French con artist Christophe Rocancourt. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.com] (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

08 May 2022

1 HR 00 MINS

1:00:33

08 May 2022


#87

Bonus: The Canal (Love Canal) [Redux]

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. Prelude: James Denney, a Missouri farmer, makes a deal for a local chemical company to bury its waste on his property. Watch Swindled Video on Spotify: [https://sptfy.com/8dFX] (https://sptfy.com/8dFX) Watch Swindled Video on YouTube: [https://www.youtube.com/c/SwindledPodcast] (https://www.youtube.com/c/SwindledPodcast) –––-–---------------------------------------- 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.com] (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

01 May 2022

42 MINS

42:20

01 May 2022


#86

The Verrückt (Schlitterbahn)

The quest to build the world's tallest water slide ends in tragedy. Prelude: A 14-year-old boy dies after falling from an amusement ride in Florida. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.com] (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

17 Apr 2022

1 HR 09 MINS

1:09:47

17 Apr 2022


#85

The Pioneer (uBiome)

A revolutionary microbiome testing company often described as "the 23andMe of poop" is accused of illegal billing practices. Prelude: A former music pirate transitions to a healthcare fraud scheme. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.com] (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

03 Apr 2022

54 MINS

54:47

03 Apr 2022


#84

The Vegan (Sarma Melngailis)

A popular vegan restaurant is destroyed when its beloved owner falls for the wrong man. Prelude: The PlantLab culinary academy cancels classes after the CEO disappears. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.com] (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

16 Mar 2022

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:36

16 Mar 2022


#83

Bonus: The Hero (Candace Clark)

The State of Illinois' newly appointed Director of Special Investigations is exposed as a lifelong con artist and notorious property squatter. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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.com] (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

06 Jan 2022

25 MINS

25:38

06 Jan 2022


#82

The Explosion (Port of Beirut disaster)

A massive explosion in Lebanon's capital city is revealed to be a symptom of a corrupt system. Prelude: A fertilizer plant explosion destroys the small town of West, Texas. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.com] (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

06 Dec 2021

1 HR 05 MINS

1:05:47

06 Dec 2021


#81

The OB-GYN (Javaid Perwaiz)

An anonymous tip leads to the arrest of a beloved gynecologist in Chesapeake, Virginia. Prelude: Dr. Roger Beyer is investigated for improperly reusing a rectal pressure device. –––-–---------------------------------------- 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) WATCH: [SwindledVideo.com] (http://www.swindledvideo.com/) –––-–---------------------------------------- MUSIC: [Deformr.com] (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

11 Nov 2021

59 MINS

59:17

11 Nov 2021