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AARP’s weekly podcast The Perfect ScamSM tells the stories of people who find themselves the target of a scam. Host Bob Sullivan introduces listeners to those who have experienced scams firsthand, as well as professional con artists and leading experts who pull back the curtain on how scammers operate.
 
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Scam Goddess

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Scam Goddess

Earwolf & Laci Mosley

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“Scam Goddess is a podcast dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it! Each week host Laci Mosley (aka Scam Goddess) keeps listeners up to date on current rackets, digs deep into the latest scams, and breaks down historic hoodwinks alongside some of your favorite comedians! It's like true crime only without all the death! True fun crime!”
 
Underworld exposes the secret world of transnational criminal networks that have flourished since there were banks to bust, drugs to smuggle, and scams to run. Journalists Danny Gold and Sean Williams bring their experience reporting on dangerous people and organizations to take listeners on a global tour of mobsters, warlords and crooks - from Brooklyn to Beijing, from the streets to the boardrooms - and everywhere in between. Underworld is a show about heroes, villains, and the barely visi ...
 
Bitcoin, the Blockchain, Web3, NFTs...welcome to the Scam Economy. Host Matt Binder (The Majority Report w/ Sam Seder, DOOMED) dives into the world of cryptocurrency in order to reveal the frauds, grifts, and scams. And there's plenty because, really, the whole thing is a scam. It's the Scam Economy.
 
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Madness Madness!

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Madness Madness!

Erin Byrne & Amanda Clay

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Erin and Amanda are sisters, librarians, and sister librarians hailing from scenic central Oklahoma, and in this series they examine and rank clubs, cults, MLMs and more to determine which one they'd most like to join. Join us for math and questionable singing.
 
In 2018, Gerald Cotten, the founder of Canada's biggest Bitcoin exchange, died under mysterious circumstances during a honeymoon trip to India. His customers were told that the $215 million they'd deposited on the exchange was lost forever — because Gerry had forgotten to leave behind his passwords. But here's the thing: Not everyone believes he's dead. Exit Scam is about what really happened to Gerald Cotten and the fortune that disappeared with him.
 
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Scamtime

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Scamtime

Karen Johnson-Diamond and Stephanie Wolfe

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Stephanie Wolfe and Karen Johnson-Diamond gasp and giggle over the topic of frauds and phonies, Ponzis and pyramids plus hoaxes and hilarity.Got a scam you want to tell us about? Email us: Thebroadgap@gmail.com
 
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Grumpy Old Geeks

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Grumpy Old Geeks

Jason DeFillippo & Brian Schulmeister with Dave Bittner

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As one of the longest-running podcasts, "Grumpy Old Geeks" discovers what went wrong on the Internet, and who's to blame. Every week they cut through the BS from big tech and tell you what's really going on. With wide-ranging topics, this show has something for everyone. There is a reason Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg, and that crowd all hate this podcast. Listen and find out for yourself!
 
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The Sure Thing

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The Sure Thing

The Australian Financial Review

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The Sure Thing is the untold story of how two university friends hatched a near perfect crime, only to be undone by the desire for more. Angus Grigg pieces together Australia's biggest insider trading scam in a new six-part podcast from The Australian Financial Review. New episodes released every Monday 6am AEDT.
 
Chris Parker, the founder of WhatIsMyIPAddress.com, interviews guests and tells real-life stories about topics to open your eyes to the danger and traps lurking in the real world, ranging from online scams and frauds to everyday situations where people are trying to take advantage of you—for their gain and your loss. Our goal is to educate and equip you, so you learn how to spot the warnings signs of trouble, take quick action, and lower the risk of becoming a victim.
 
Smoke Screen is an investigative documentary series on people with complex motives and morals. Follow characters on the fringes of society — con artists, cult leaders, corrupt politicians — as they seduce their marks and bend communities to their will. Join us as we unravel their stories and bring justice to the people they’ve deceived. SEASON 4: Puppy Kingpin Americans are used to being on the lookout for a scam, but authorities are warning of a new kind of fraud. Puppy Kingpin shines a spo ...
 
Like heists, scams, and cons? I Can Steal That! is the true crime podcast that's never too heavy. Each episode tells the story of some of history's most outrageous heists, cons, and scams and the fascinating people behind them. Host Pete Stegemeyer breaks down the details of each case for a comedic guest and will change the way you look at banks, museums, and grifts.
 
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8th Layer Insights

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8th Layer Insights

Perry Carpenter | CyberWire Inc.

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Get ready for a deep dive into what cybersecurity professionals often refer to as the "8th Layer" of security: HUMANS. Welcome to 8th Layer Insights (8Li). This podcast is a multidisciplinary exploration into how the complexities of human nature affect security and risk. Author, security researcher, and behavior science enthusiast Perry Carpenter taps experts for their insights and illumination. Topics include cybersecurity, psychology, behavior science, communication, leadership, and more.
 
Scammers are targeting you and your loved ones. I know all too well. My mother spent $350,000 on a man she believed was her soulmate right before her death. The only way we can fight back is to arm ourselves with information. Scammer Warriors unite! These stories are from victims and their families. The details are so shocking that they're hard to believe.
 
1 phone call. 1 hour. No names. No holds barred. Thats the premise behind Beautiful Stories from Anonymous People, hosted by comedian Chris Gethard (the Chris Gethard Show, Broad City, This American Life, and one of Time Outs 10 best comedians of 2015). Every week, Chris opens the phone line to one anonymous caller, and he cant hang up first, no matter what. From shocking confessions and family secrets to philosophical discussions and shameless self-promotion, anything can and will happen! T ...
 
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Freakonomics Radio

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Freakonomics Radio

Freakonomics Radio + Stitcher

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Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers.
 
This is OhMyGoodens, from high school sweetheart anomalies of 14 years+, turned murried millenials Tiff & Drew. Every other week, tune in as we discuss the ins-and-outs of long-term blackity black love, living your best life in this scam called adulting and all the crazy shit in between. Don't forget to comment, rate, SHARE and subscribe. Follow us on Instagram @ohmygoodens and if you have questions or wanna hear some shit, shoot your shot in our inbox at ohmygoodens@gmail.com or if you real ...
 
What does it feel like to pick up the phone and scam someone out of $50 million? This is the story of Gilbert Chikli, one of the greatest con artists of all time. Host and award-winning journalist Evan Ratliff investigates how Chikli duped some of the world’s most powerful people into handing over their fortunes. He explores how Chikli evaded the law for years and became a Robin Hood-like hero. More than just a tale of criminal genius, this is a show about the moment we’re living in right no ...
 
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After many years in the corporate world, Lura decides to turn her passion for baking into a small business. She secures a loan, perfects her recipes and then, the day after her big launch, her bank calls. They tell her she’s been hacked and helpfully walk her through the steps to recover the funds. When she calls back the bank, though, she’s stunne…
 
Logically.ai UK editor Ernie Piper and Senior OSINT Analyst Nick Backovic join Matt Binder on Scam Economy to discuss the tech-based anti-misinformation firm's report on the QAnon influencers scamming their followers with crypto pump-and-dump schemes. We discuss the QAnon conspiracy theory and how its conspiratorial right wing beliefs fit perfectly…
 
The hills are alive with the sound of scammers Singing lies and deceits that are decades old. Their songs fill my heart with hopes of stardom, But they just steal my songs and leave me broke. Musicians that travel to Nashville, Los Angeles, New York, Austin and other music centers are looking for a break and scammers step right up to boost their eg…
 
When the Guardian’s UK technology editor Alex Hern was contacted on Twitter to ask if he was involved in a new cryptocurrency called Tsuka, he assumed they just wanted him to buy it. He ignored the messages. But soon after Alex realised that, without knowing it, he was already involved. What happened next reveals a lot about the strange world of ‘s…
 
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week we have comedian Nimesh Patel on to discuss James Hogue, named one of Time’s Top 10 Imposters, this runner turned bike thief fooled an Ivy League school into thinking he was a student but was really a 31 year old con man. Plus, the Red Power Ranger has been arrested by the FBI because of COVID fraud. Stay Sch…
 
In this episode, I address the most troubling statement yet from the Biden administration. News Picks: Hutchinson Fabricated Testimony About Conversation with WH Counsel. Do mask mandates work? Bay Area COVID data says no. Libs sound a lot like the Iranian terrorists when they call for censorship. Copyright Bongino Inc All Rights Reserved Learn mor…
 
Professor Gina Neff and Eva Blum-Dumontet investigate how individuals and tech companies should react to abortion becoming illegal in parts of the US. David Martin Ruiz from the Eurpoean consumer group BEUC explains what it calls Google's "fast track to surveillance" for its users, and making virtual reality sound immersive, with professor Mark Plu…
 
With the ghetto that is Amurrrrrica, we wanted to keep it light this week. Take a listen while we chat about how we de-stress and protect our energy in spite of the dumpster fire that is this country; from hacking the happiness chemicals in our brains to restore our peace and joy to bubble baths, yoga, love f*cking and all things in between. Follow…
 
Welcome to SCAMTIME, a true crime podcast where your hosts Stephanie and Karen talk about all sorts of cons and frauds, bamboozlers and hoodwinkers, and fun hoaxes. Sometimes the gals get too busy to dig deep into some real Scammy McScammersons, so in this episode they offer you some 'summer nuggets'; quick little peeks into the world of a bunch of…
 
Look, the IRA did some unforgivable things in response to some equally unforgivable things done by the Ulster Unionists and centuries of even worse things done by the fucking English. But when you kidnap a horse hailed as a national hero by the people of Ireland itself, you have officially gone too far. Today we hear the tale of Shergar, a horse wh…
 
This week Sarah tackles some heavy topics such as Jews participating in anti-semitism, how not to be resentful after a breakup, and some terrible comedy advice Sarah received as she was making her way as a comic. Please Support our Sponsors: Public Goods Receive $15 off your first Public Goods order with NO MINIMUM purchase! Just go to PublicGoods.…
 
Liz Cheney’s inquisition is falling apart, and Biden is selling out the country to the highest bidder. In this episode, I address Biden’s “Blackrock” problem. News Picks: Now the pardon claims are falling apart too. Liz Cheney should be embarrassed. Amazon 'all genders' group demands retailer terminate operations in pro-life states. The White House…
 
Multiple lawsuits now accuse Jolyn Noethe of creating rescues to sell commercially-bred puppies where they’ve been outlawed. Alex learns how the scheme reaches beyond the Midwest and meets Lizette Chanock. She claims her rescue’s name is being used to sell unhealthy puppies. A Neon Hum Media and Sony Music Entertainment production. Subscribe on App…
 
Last week, public health officials declared a ‘national incident’ after they found vaccine-derived poliovirus in London sewage samples. No cases of polio symptoms have been reported but there is evidence the virus is spreading. So what does it mean to have found the virus almost 20 years after the UK was declared polio-free? Ian Sample speaks to ep…
 
How do you tighten the purse strings when you've always been a big spender? Could your hang-ups be holding you back? And how could changing your mentality help your wallet and your mental health?Ruth Alexander and a panel of experts chat to listeners and find our just how to change your money mindset.Panel:Norma Cassius - Psychotherapist and Founde…
 
It doesn’t appear she’s telling the truth! In this episode, I address why the latest “scandal” surfacing at the January 6th star chamber hearing can’t possibly be true. News Picks: More credibility issues for Liz Cheney’s star witness. Why is Liz Cheney lying about January 6th? Another Food Processing Plant Closes amid Long List of Closures across …
 
All security is personal. It’s important for each individual to understand the risk of predators so we can protect ourselves, our data, and our finances. Today’s guest is Robert Siciliano. Robert is a security expert and private investigator, number 1 Amazon best-selling author of five books, and an architect of the CSI Protection Certification, a …
 
Aioli, a sophisticated sauce traditionally used with grilled poultry and fish, but could it be just common mayonnaise masquerading as some highfalutin condiment? Hi, listeners! SOOOOO This week, we’ve got our second of three throwback episodes for you and this one is from way back in the beginning, it’s our ninth episode ever! Are mayo and aioli th…
 
***Join THC+ for full uninterrupted 2 hour episodes, a dedicated Plus RRS feed, lifetime forum access, merch discounts, & other bonuses like free downloads of THC music.*** See detailed sign up options down below. About Today’s Guest: The great dystopia decoder and ritual analyzer, Chris Knowles, of the Secret Sun Blog returns for an 11th time. His…
 
Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, better known as Moosewala, was on the cusp of becoming a global superstar. Racking up billions of views on youtube, the Punjabi rapper heavily influenced by Tupac had blown up since arriving in Canada as an international student in 2016. His lyrics about gangsters, guns, and everything that went with it in rural Punjab struck…
 
In this episode, I address the disgusting new video evidence of the Biden family corruption. And I ask the critical question few in the media are addressing. News Picks: Joe Biden unwittingly helped finance Hunter Biden's trysts with Russia-linked escorts. State Attorney General Suggests Considering Applicants' Ideological Viewpoints in Denying Car…
 
At the helm of a company called Clean Green Fuel, Rodney Hailey claims to make biodiesel from recycled restaurant grease and takes part in an Environmental Protection Agency program meant to boost the production of renewable fuel and cut the U.S.'s dependence on foreign oil. And it pays well. He uses private planes for vacations and buys more than …
 
A married couple who recently became foster parents talk about what motivated them to foster and how it’s dramatically changed their lives. They open up about how everyday is "emotional limbo" because they don't know if the kids will return to their birth parents. They also share their love of D&D, revealing character names such as Trina Tinkleberr…
 
This week, we tell a story that starts differently from most of our episodes. Instead of being a renowned athlete, from an early age, he was a decent high school athlete, then joined the military, as a firefighter, where he did tours in Iraq. He also began fighting. His skills were just right for the burgeoning business of MMA, and he landed a spot…
 
The video clips of liberal attacks on democracy, after the Supreme Court’s Roe ruling, are a must-see. In this episode, I address the dangerous path we’re on, and how to correct it. News Picks: Merrick Garland's DOJ Is A Threat To The Republic. Troubling calls for Clarence Thomas’ assassination spread across social media after Roe reversed. Adam Sc…
 
On Classic Birthday Scam Monday, Sammy’s DAUGHTER is getting MARRIED and Sammy’s in charge of the DRESS, problem is the dress SHOP keeps pushing the DUE DATE back so she’s trying to put the PRESSURE ON! Well, Rog, the dress DELINQUENT, calls to say because Sammy RUSHED them the dress ended up getting BURNT…So it WON’T be ready for the wedding AND s…
 
As a new scam emerges in the south of France, investigators stumble upon a tantalizing new clue. Meanwhile, reports begin to circulate that some victims haven’t just talked on the phone to the Le Drian impersonator – they’ve spoken to him on video. Evan journeys to a medieval town in the heart of French wine country for new leads from a man who cam…
 
The United States will be turning 246 years old on July 4th. To celebrate, many of you out there will probably have some kind of get-together that will no doubt involve food. But food prices on this 4th of July are up 11 percent. And depending on what you plan on cooking for the holiday will really affect your wallet. So today, we're talking to Kar…
 
First up, we talked with Donald Trump Jr. about using tech to create a parallel economy, about the havoc Biden is causing in the country, and about the gun laws Republicans are trying to pass, Then we talked with Pete Hegseth, talking about his new book Battle for the American Mind, how the education system has been undermined for more than a centu…
 
This week, the chief executive of the energy regulator Ofgem warned the energy price cap could rise to £2,800 a year for a typical home. A few days later, the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, unveiled a £15 billion package to help households with their fuel bills - the second in three months. We'll discuss the details of what that means for pensioners with…
 
Breaking News! TikTok, COVID & coked-up shrimp; ad-targeting problems; Metaverse Standards Forum; designer clothes in the Metaverse; Tesla racial abuse; TikTok US data moved to Oracle; Twitter brings back Chirp, adds blogs; hail a Lyft with cash, sort of; crypto not so decentralized; tracking layoffs; beaver outage; the Orville; Crypto Critics Corn…
 
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