53:05 | Mar 17th
A multi-level marketing company becomes a global success despite accusations of dangerous products and exploitation. Prelude: The peaks and valleys of Glenn W. Turner’s pyramid schemes.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
46:15 | Mar 3rd
The FBI turns to a career con artist to assist with an undercover sting operation that ensnares multiple members of the United States Congress. Prelude: Mel Weinberg’s lifetime of scams finally catches up with him.Learn more about your ad choices. Vi...Show More
43:12 | Feb 3rd
A prominent oral surgeon embarks on a new career path after an addiction to painkillers leads to the loss of his dental license. // Prelude: A horrifying discovery is made at the Tri-State Crematory in northwest Georgia.
24:23 | May 24th, 2018
An interview with Barbara Schroeder and Trey Borzillieri, the filmmakers behind Netflix documentary series Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist. The docuseries examines the 2003 "Pizza Bomber" bank robbery case in Erie,...Show More
47:10 | Apr 15th, 2018
Two Luzerne County judges, Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan, are accused of accepting over $2 million in kickbacks in exchange for imposing harsh sentences on juveniles to increase occupancy at for-profit detention centers.
41:24 | Apr 1st, 2018
An American company avoids accountability for its role in an accident at a pesticide plant in Bhopal, India. The effects of the tragedy have lasted decades, accounting for over 20,000 deaths and half a million injured.
37:11 | Mar 18th, 2018
A serial con man uses multiple aliases and his gift of gab to bilk his victims out of millions of dollars worth of hotel rooms, jewelry, clothes, and electronics. Best known for a Super Bowl ticket heist, Jimmy Sabatino's criminal resume also include...Show More
29:37 | Jan 7th, 2018
An incredible discovery of sunken treasure leads to a manhunt for the person who discovered it. Tommy Thompson, who investigators have called "one of the smartest fugitives ever", successfully evaded law enforcement and angry investors for years whil...Show More
30:14 | Jan 7th, 2018
An unclaimed, jackpot-winning Hot Lotto ticket purchased in Iowa leads to a cross-continent search for the winner, the uncovering of the largest lottery fraud in American history, and the arrest of long-time lottery employee, Eddie Tipton.