Scam Goddess

By Earwolf & Laci Mosley

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Subscribers: 1555
Reviews: 9

Lauren
 Nov 17, 2020
Scam Goddess Laci and her guests are hilarious and very fun to listen to. An excellent show to keep your energy up over the long days of COVID.

Ruth
 Sep 3, 2020
So funny. I've been burning thru episodes to cope with Covid-19. I love the tangents. Thank you for the serotonin.


 Dec 21, 2019


 Dec 9, 2019


 Nov 28, 2019

Description

“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!” 

 


Episode Date
The DWI Dude with Brandon Kyle Goodman
4178
What's poppin, con-gregation?  Brandon Kyle Goodman joins the show to discuss an attorney who went from defending drug possession cases to conning millions from Columbian drug lords. Plus, a lawsuit claiming Subway's sandwiches have no tuna or fish! Stay schemin!   Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2019/10/31/texas-dwi-dude-scammed-colombians-turned-into-feds/ https://www.justice.gov/usao-edtx/pr/central-texas-lawyer-guilty-swindling-colombian-drug-trafficking-clients https://www.washingtonpost.com/food/2021/01/27/subway-tuna-lawsuit/ https://www.eater.com/22254819/subway-lawsuit-alleged-fake-tuna   Brandon Kyle Goodman's Photo credit: Luke Fontana
Apr 13, 2021
Rent-A-Hitman Dot Con with Jamie Lee
3069
What's poppin, con-gregation? Jamie Lee joins the show to discuss an IT help website that accidentally turns into the go-to URL for people seeking murder for hire. Plus, a 50 year old man tricks twitter followers using FaceApp! Stay schemin!   Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/rent-a-hitman-wendy-wein-murder-for-hire-sting-operation-1066756/ https://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/it-expert-bob-innes-rent-a-hitman-murder-13086065.php https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5966845/DIY-detective-snared-string-killers.html https://www.vice.com/en/article/y3g88m/viral-japanese-biker-transformation-woman-faceapp https://twitter.com/Kai_97R/status/1360039242882187264?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1360039242882187264%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.vice.com%2Fen%2Farticle%2Fy3g88m%2Fviral-japanese-biker-transformation-woman-faceapp
Apr 06, 2021
The Three Timing Sheriff with Caleb Hearon
4135
What's poppin, con-gregation? Caleb Hearon joins us to discuss a cheating chief of police who falsified documents to hide his many affairs. Plus, a Texas resident scams millions of CARES Act money from Uncle Sam. Stay schemin! Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES: https://heavy.com/news/jason-collier/ https://www.dallasobserver.com/arts/three-timing-texas-police-chief-jason-collier-arrested-by-texas-rangers-11982954 https://abc7news.com/10385500/?ex_cid=TA_KGO_FB&utm_campaign=trueAnthem%3A+Trending+Content&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=facebook
Mar 30, 2021
The Bread Bamboozler with Sam Richardson
3743
What's poppin, con-gregation? Sam Richardson joins us to discuss a bogus UK baker with no oven and a fake government scam. Also, a Bruno Mars catfish story gone wrong. Stay schemin!   Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES: https://www.lancs.live/news/lancashire-news/dishonest-baker-who-warmed-freshly-19447322 https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/9524664/bruno-mars-impersonator-scams-texas-woman-out-of-100000 https://www.tmz.com/2021/02/10/bruno-mars-catfish-texas-100k-money/
Mar 23, 2021
The Blazin' Embezzler with Brendan Scannell
3556
What's poppin', con-gregation? This week, we have Brendan Scannell talking about an embezzling bookkeeper who attempted to cover up her thievery with arson. Also, a car shop employee fakes his own kidnapping to get out of work. Stay schemin!    Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES: https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2021/01/11/saratoga-bookkeeper-allegedly-broke-own-nose-set-office-ablaze-to-hide-1-million-embezzlement/ https://www.sccgov.org/sites/da/newsroom/newsreleases/Pages/NRA2021/Carlstrom.aspx https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/23/us/brandon-soules-fake-kidnapping.html
Mar 16, 2021
The Crazy Covid Vaccine Capper with Jason Concepcion
3971
What's good, con-gregation? This week we got Jason Concepcion analyzing the covid vaccine start-up that bamboozled a whole city. Come on now, you can't skip the doctor drip. Stay schemin!    Jason Concepcion is the host and executive producer of Crooked Media's Takeline and ALL CAPS NBA.   Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/01/29/962143659/in-philadelphia-a-scandal-erupts-over-vaccination-start-up-led-by-22-year-old https://www.tmz.com/2021/02/10/kevin-hart-personal-shopper-fraudulent-purchases-million-dollars/ https://variety.com/2021/film/news/kevin-hart-personal-shopper-fraud-charge-1-million-1234906758/
Mar 09, 2021
LonelyLiar15 with Diona Reasonover
3866
What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Diona Reasonover is on the show to break down the OG influencer. And can we just say, it's an honor to be part of The Order. Also, check out Diona's new podcast with co-host Gillian Jacobs, Periodic Talks. (Note: Formerly If/Then as mentioned in the episode). These two explore their curiosities with real-life astronauts, astrophysicists, science artists, mathematician-types and other really smart people. Stay schemin!  Photo taken by Kim Newmoney. Research by Sharilyn Vera.  Sources: https://www.lancs.live/news/lancashire-news/dishonest-baker-who-warmed-freshly-19447322 https://www.billboard.com/articles/news/9524664/bruno-mars-impersonator-scams-texas-woman-out-of-100000 https://www.tmz.com/2021/02/10/bruno-mars-catfish-texas-100k-money/
Mar 02, 2021
Ma The Mobster with Fat Tony
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What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Fat Tony is on the pod to break down an old lady gang leader. PLUS the man who stole food at gunpoint. Winner, winner chicken dinner! Stay schemin!
Feb 23, 2021
The Stealing Starlets with Matt Rogers
4016
What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Matt Rogers is on the pod breaking down the aspiring comedian who couldn't steal the spotlight, so stole cash instead. Stay schemin! 
Feb 16, 2021
Ze French Falsifier with Gary Curtis
3226
Bonjour, con-gregation! On zis week of Scam Goddess Gary Curtis breaks down ze French scammer who maybe shouldn't have bet on himself. Le stay schemin! 
Feb 09, 2021
The Swindling Snitch with Hari Kondabolu
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What's poppin con-gregation? Hari Kondabolu is on the pod this week to break down the nark who was also a shark. Stay schemin!
Feb 02, 2021
The Hilaria Hoax with Ira Madison III, Oscar Montoya, and Siobhan Thompson
4461
¿Que está poppin, con-gregation? This semana Ira Madison III, Oscar Montoya, AND Siobhan Thompson are ALL here to discuss Spain's Sweetheart Hilaria Baldwin. Stay schemin. Chao! 
Jan 26, 2021
The Maga Manipulator with Tahir Moore
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What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Tahir Moore is on the pod to break down the patriot who puts the fake in fake news. Stay schemin!      Content warning: this episode is more explicit than most, so maybe don't listen to it with yo kids!
Jan 19, 2021
The Perfidious Princess with Ron Funches
3178
Hear ye, hear ye con-gregation! This week Ron Funches is on the pod to expose the "princess" who was taken hostage by pirates and also her imagination. Stay schemin!
Jan 12, 2021
The Confederate Counterfeiter with Ashley Nicole Black
3616
"Mess Detective" Ashley Nicole Black is on the podcast today. She and Laci break down the man who capitalized on creating fake capital. Stay sabotaging the confederacy, stay schemin!
Jan 05, 2021
The Science Grant Grifter with Aparna Nancherla
3913
Happy new year, con-gregation! This week Aparna Nancherla is on the show to dissect the scientist who hypothesized that if he stole grant money, then no one would know. His hypothesis was incorrect. Stay schemin!
Dec 29, 2020
The Fake French Minister with Baron Vaughn
4242
Bonjour, con-gregation! Baron Vaughn is on ze podcast today to discuss ze French imposter who scammed his way into millions. Très wild, non? Hon hon hon. Stay schemin!
Dec 22, 2020
The Deutschland Duper with Rhea Butcher
3935
What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Rhea Butcher is on the pod to break down a German man and his frauline who treated scamming like its own art form. Stay schemin!
Dec 15, 2020
Bluffing Bertha with Nore Davis
4129
What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Nore Davis is on the podcast talking about the Big Bertha who took her scams to the stage. Stay schemin! 
Dec 08, 2020
Scam Gumbo with Solomon Georgio
3466
What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Solomon Georgio is on the podcast listening to YOUR listener letters. Heads up, venmo does not text you! Stay schemin! 
Dec 01, 2020
The Career Conman Jeremy Wilson with Nicole Byer (Re-Release)
2958
What's poppin, con-gregation? This holiday week we're thankful for Nicole Byer and this episode she recorded with Laci before the pandemic. Stay safe, con-gregation! 
Nov 24, 2020
The Insurance Fraud Fibber with Jacquis Neal
3661
What's poppin, con-gregation? This week is an encore performance from Jacquis Neal. He and Laci break down the lone star state criminal who showed us everything's bigger in Texas- including insurance fraud.   Research by Sharilyn Vera.   Sources: https://www.texasmonthly.com/articles/it-was-never-enough/?utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=Book%20Social&utm_content=TRWrightInsuranceFraud  https://www.flyingmag.com/young-entrepreneur-and-pilot-faces-decades-in-prison-for-insurance-fraud/ https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-news/t-i-sec-flik-fraudulent-cryptocurrency-scheme-1058728/amp/
Nov 17, 2020
The Manipulating Manager with Priscilla Davies
4627
Pop the champagne, con-gregation! Priscilla Davies is on the show this week, AND Leg 2020 was a success. Plus we get to ze german mastermind behind Milli Vanilli. Stay voting, stay schemin!
Nov 10, 2020
The Hoodwinking Hipster with Lilan Bowden
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What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Lilan Bowden is on the podcast to break down the hipster who started scamming before it was cool. Plus, Soulja Boy up in that copyright infringement. Stay schemin!   Research by Sharilyn Vera. Sources: https://observer.com/2009/04/the-hipster-grifter https://www.nylon.com/articles/nyfw-refinery-29-scammer-hipster-grifter https://twitter.com/kariferrell?lang=en  https://www.thedailybeast.com/catching-up-with-the-hipster-grifter https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2019/01/01/soulja-boy-soulja-game-copyright-infringement/ 
Nov 03, 2020
The Lupine Liar with Conan O'Brien
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Breaking news, con-gregation! No, not that there's water on the moon. Conan O'Brien is on the show to welcome Scam Goddess into the Team Coco podcast family! Conan and Laci talk through Jordan Belfort of Wolf of Wall Street fame, and Laci teaches Conan how to sound less like a cop. It doesn't work. Stay schemin!    Research by Sharilyn Vera.   Sources:  https://www.businessinsider.com/revisiting-jordan-belfort-the-wolf-of-wall-street-2010-3#who-is-jordan-belfort-1  https://www.investopedia.com/investing/who-is-jordan-belfort/#:~:text=Belfort%20has%20been%20accused%20of,months%20before%20he%20was%20released [investopedia.com] https://wealthlab.co/pump-and-dump-explained  https://www.investopedia.com/ask/answers/05/061205.asp  https://www.crimemuseum.org/crime-library/white-collar-crime/jordan-belfort/  https://www.canstar.com.au/investor-hub/investment-scams-wolf-wall-street/ https://www.historyvshollywood.com/reelfaces/the-wolf-of-wall-street.php
Oct 27, 2020
The Perfidious Professor with Langston Kerman
4051
What's poppin, con-gregation? Langston Kerman is on the show this week to unpack the associate professor who thinks white is the new black. No tanks, boiiiiii. Stay schemin!
Oct 20, 2020
The Lying Lover with Lala Milan
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What's poppin, con-gregation? Lala Milan is on the show this week to unpack a man who stole dozens of women's hearts... and also their wallets. Stay vigilant! Stay schemin! 
Oct 13, 2020
The Dirty Dentist with Nora McInerny
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What's poppin, con-gregation? This week Nora McInerny is brushing up on her dentistry scams with the story of a doctor (dentist) who rode his hoverboard around the office and then straight into a courtroom. Stay schemin! 
Oct 06, 2020
The Sha*n K*ing Episode with Ashley Ray-Harris
4902
What's poppin, con-gregation? You know what episode this is. Buckle up, because Ashley Ray-Harris is on the pod to talk about a true scamming King. Stay schemin!  @DocMellyMel @MalaikaJabali @OsopePatrisse @janaya_khan @SistaDrTabatha @aliciagarza @culturejedi@israhirsi @angela_rye @TamikaDMallory @Maryhooks @AshleeMPreston @CatsCommentary @lateefahsimon @monifabandele @rosaclemente @diprimaradio @Slausongirlnews @idabeewells @Jasmyne @thethandi_way @OgeTheYogi
Aug 25, 2020
Feed Drop: Guru on Wondery Podcasts
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It's a feed drop, con-gregation! We're talking about a new scammer, James Arthur Ray. He built a following of devotees who were promised a path to wealth and happiness. Yeah. Scam! But we all just want to belong. So drink the Kool-Aid and subscribe to Wondery's new mini series "GURU: the dark side of enlightenment."
Jul 02, 2020
The Famous Femme Fibber (w/ Oscar Montoya)
4055
Happy New Year Con-gregation! Scams are all about hindsight so we got together with our good friend Oscar Montoya (Spanish Aquí, Bless The Harts) to look at our favorite scammer of the decade, habitual political line-stepper and possibly my soulmate, Mina Chang!    Research: Sharilyn Vera Sources: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1080356 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIhWGIUGboE https://www.thecut.com/2019/11/unfortunately-i-love-mina-chang-state-department-scammer.html https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/gyze3b/this-senior-state-department-officials-resume-was-extremely-bogus https://www.businessinsider.com/who-is-mina-chang-from-state-department-career-2019-11 https://twitter.com/ksieff/status/1194342219664232454?s=20 https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/how-did-mina-chang-get-state-department-job-first-place-n1091516    This episode is brought to you by Buffy Comforters.
Dec 31, 2019
The Nigerian Ne'er-do-well with Jonathan Braylock
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What's good Con-gregation! Thanks to you Scam Goddess is catching that SHINE, scamming our way into Spotify Pick of the Year! What better to celebrate than with our hilarious friend Jonathan Braylock (Astronomy Club on Netflix December 6th!) as we uncover a legend from the birthplace of fraud, Nigeria's own Emmanuel Nwude!     Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera   SOURCES:  https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmanuel_Nwude https://www.bosshunting.com.au/hustle/nigerian-fake-airport-scam  https://www.unilad.co.uk/life/nigerian-scammer-sold-fake-airport-for-242-million-to-international-bank/ https://www.flyertalk.com/articles/nigerian-scammer-sold-fake-airport-to-international-bank.html https://www.ladbible.com/community/interesting-emmanuel-nwude-carried-out-the-biggest-scam-in-nigeria-20180825   This episode is brought to you by Pretty Litter (www.prettylitter.com code: SCAM) and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/scam).
Dec 03, 2019
The Ukrainan Adoption Switcheroo with Jacquis Neal
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How we living, Con-gregation? Welcome back to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci chops it up with actor, comedian, & podcaster Jacquis Neal (Culture Kings, UCB). Together they discuss the curious case of the family who adopted a 9 year old Ukrianian orphan who might have secretly been a 22 year old adult.   Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera Sources:  https://www.thecut.com/2019/10/kristina-barnett-adopted-child-real-life-orphan.html [thecut.com] https://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/a29205646/kristine-barnett-natalia-grace-adoption/ [elle.com] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMDBTcYo-ho https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7479061/Mom-claims-Ukrainian-daughter-9-adopted-really-22-year-old-dwarfism.html [dailymail.co.uk] https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7512143/Adoptive-parents-Ukrainian-girl-dwarfism-appear-court.html [dailymail.co.uk] https://nypost.com/2019/09/23/couple-claims-their-abandoned-child-is-actually-a-scam-artist-with-dwarfism/ [nypost.com] https://www.wishtv.com/news/crime-watch-8/parents-accused-of-abandoning-adopted-child-in-apartment-mom-says-its-a-scam/ [wishtv.com] https://www.insider.com/ukrainian-orphan-natalia-barnett-new-family-report-2019-9 [insider.com] https://www.oxygen.com/crime-time/michael-kristine-barnett-plead-not-guilty-in-ukranian-dwarf-adoption-case [oxygen.com] https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/clarissajanlim/natalia-grace-ukranian-adoption-orphan [buzzfeednews.com] This episode is brought to you by Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/scam code: SCAM).
Nov 05, 2019
The Career Conman Jeremy Wilson with Nicole Byer
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Welcome back Con-gregation to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci is joined by stand up, actress, & podcaster Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Best Friends Podcast) for a look at the many scams & lives of (fraudulent) “international” guy of grift-stery, Jeremy Wilson. Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera Sources:  https://www.gq.com/story/the-petty-grifter https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/08/nyregion/jeremy-wilson-con-artist-convicted.html https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/manhattan/fake-army-vet-man-stiff-prison-sentence-nyc-judge-article-1.3148604 This episode is brought to you by Upstart (www.upstart.com/goddess) and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/scam code: SCAM).
Oct 08, 2019
Scam Heiress Anna Sorokin with Paul F. Tompkins
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What’s up Con-gregation & welcome Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! In this initial episode comedian, actor, and podcast papi Paul F. Tompkins joins host Laci Mosley for a deep dive into Anna Delvey aka Anna Sorokin the scam heiress; a fake German heiress turned Manhattan socialite who swindled dozens of people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.   Research assistant: Sharillyn Vera     This episode is brought to you by Pretty Litter (www.prettylitter.com code: SCAM).
Oct 01, 2019
Scam Goddess Trailer
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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! Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 1st.
Sep 09, 2019
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