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Swindled

Swindled

A Concerned Citizen
55 Followers
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

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    Swindled
    Swindled • Jan 5th ’20Bonus: The Promotion (McDonald's Monopoly)
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    Swindled • Jun 20th ’21The Brand (Procter & Gamble)
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    Swindled • Jul 18th ’21The Ghost Writer (Anthony Godby Johnson)
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    Swindled • May 9th ’21The Bishop (John P. Tomkins)
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    Swindled • Jun 6th ’21The Bakery (Sandy Jenkins)

Recent Posts

E.J.
16d
A Rhode Island conman rapes women, fakes his own death, & assumes a false identity in Scotland. Will he ever serve time for his crimes?
E.J.
16d
A German man moves to the U.S., murders some people, & claims to be a Rockefeller.
E.J.
2mo
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.
E.J.
2mo
A 10-year-old boy dies on a water slide in Kansas in 2016.
E.J.
3mo
A couple tries to scam people by sending them ineffective "gut tests" & overbilling their insurance.
E.J.
3mo
A woman gets involved with a criminal who scams her vegan culinary students.
E.J.
3mo
A woman scams investors who fund her political aspirations.
E.J.
7mo
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.
Really good episode featuring a swindler who embezzled over $16 million from his employer.