A Concerned Citizen
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.
Best Swindled Episodes
A Rhode Island conman rapes women, fakes his own death, & assumes a false identity in Scotland. Will he ever serve time for his crimes?
A German man moves to the U.S., murders some people, & claims to be a Rockefeller.
When the people of Love Canal, NY start suffering various health issues, they learn their environment is littered with chemicals from a now-defunct business.
A couple tries to scam people by sending them ineffective "gut tests" & overbilling their insurance.
A woman gets involved with a criminal who scams her vegan culinary students.
Two horrible explosions destroy their respective cities.
The statistics of how often people get those specific pieces were very interesting. Im one of those people who tried the Albertsons version of the monopoly game and now I feel silly for ever trying!
This is by far one of my favorite podcasts & this episode's story is no exception.
What a sad story for a young man whose own father carried on the scam for years after he recanted his story.
Terrifying stories of 2 men who created bombs in an effort to create change.