Scam Goddess

By Earwolf & Laci Mosley

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Reviews: 10


 Jul 7, 2021

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

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 90 Day Fake Fiancé with Clark Moore
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What's poppin' con-gregation? This week, Clark Moore joins us to discuss a particular scam involving the Ukrianian Marriage industry. Plus, we look into how scammers are taking advantage of billionaire MacKenzie Scott’s pledge to donate half her fortune. Stay schemin'!  Research by Kaeyln Brandt.  Sources: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-57358241 https://www.news18.com/news/buzz/british-man-duped-of-250000-on-pretext-of-marriage-to-a-ukrainian-3886691.html https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/24/business/mackenzie-scott-giving-scams.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/20/business/mackenzie-scott-philanthropy.html https://nyfights.com/worldwide/no-i-didnt-pull-a-cancer-scam-says-podcaster-jonathan-leir-aka-jonny-straws/ https://nyfights.com/worldwide/no-i-didnt-pull-a-cancer-scam-says-podcaster-jonathan-leir-aka-jonny-straws/
Jul 27, 2021
The Sham Spokesperson with Priscilla Davies
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What's poppin' con-gregation? This week, Priscilla Davies joins us to discuss the phony spokesperson for a company known as the "Uber of helicopters." Plus, a gun safety organization pulls off a powerful protest, scamming former NRA president David Keene. Stay schemin'!  Research by Kaeyln Brandt.  Sources: https://www.businessinsider.com/blade-helicopter-had-fake-spokesperson-2021-6# https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/06/24/former-nra-president-tricked-into-grad-speech-gun-violence-video/5334564001/ https://brs-apartments.flyblade.com/blade/production/uploaded-assets/1605626363.pdf https://www.blade.com/
Jul 20, 2021
The HiStudio Hype House with Chris Gethard
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What's poppin' con-gregation? This week, Chris Gethard joins us to discuss how a CEO created a Hype House style podcasting network that led to lawsuits and fallout. Plus, someone steals more than 42,000 pounds of pistachios in California. Stay schemin'!  Research by Kaeyln Brandt.  Note: The Hype House story was first reported by journalist Ashley Carman in her investigative piece published in the Verge entitled, "The Podcasting Hype House from Hell: How China's Biggest Audio Platform Funded One Man's Frat Boy Dreams." Much of this week's story is based around Ashley's original reporting. Sources: https://www.theverge.com/22526502/himalaya-histudios-notorious-llc-podcast-audio-hype-house https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2021/06/21/pistachio-theft-alberto-montemayor-touchstone/ https://www.instagram.com/notorious.llc/ https://notorious.llc/creators/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/colettecoleman/2020/10/19/with-the-dumpster-fyre-podcast-fyre-festivals-founder-is-back-with-an-audio-tell-all-from-prison/?sh=24d1c81b7cd3
Jul 13, 2021
The Invisible Sculptor Scam with JB Smoove
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What's poppin' con-gregation? This week, JB Smoove joins us to discuss an Italian artist who sold an invisible statue for thousands of dollars. Plus, a Florida man is charged with impersonating a doctor while injecting botox into patients while drinking. Stay schemin'!  Research by Kaeyln Brandt.  Sources: https://scrubsmag.com/fake-doctor-real-botox-and-lots-of-booze-jacksonville-man-arrested-in-fl/ https://www.republicworld.com/entertainment-news/whats-viral/artist-sells-invisible-sculpture-for-over-rs-13-lakh-says-the-vacuum-is-nothing.html https://www.art-rite.it/en/news/detail/14491 https://www.forbes.com/sites/augustinefou/2021/06/04/artist-sells-invisible-sculpture-adtech-sells-the-same-thing/?sh=1676ed0b67a0 https://hypebeast.com/2021/6/salvatore-garau-lo-sono-invisible-sculpture-18k-usd-sale
Jul 06, 2021
The Windling Water Park with Jenny Yang
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What's Poppin' con-gregation? This week, Jenny Yang joins us to discuss the story, Action Park, an amusement and water park that was extremely dangerous and the home to a series of money laundering schemes, shady money and scams. Plus, a man is accused of stealing expensive caviar meant for research for lunch among co-workers. Stay Schemin'!
Jun 29, 2021
The Real Hustlers behind Hustlers with Monique Heart
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What's Poppin' con-gregation. This week, Monique Heart helps us break down the real life story that inspired the hit 2019 film Hustlers starring Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu. Plus, a Florida man faces 104 felony counts after allegedly using 28 people's personal information to purchase expensive items in area stores.
Jun 22, 2021
Flamin' Hot Good Will Hunting with Dawn Richard
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What's poppin, con-gregation? Singer and Songwriter Dawn Richard, joins us to discuss the controversy surrounding who really invented the Flamin' Hot Cheeto. Plus, a former FBI agent cons $800,000 out of a Texas woman. Stay schemin'!  Research by Kaeyln Brandt.  SOURCES: https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2021-05-16/flamin-hot-cheetos-richard-montanez https://www.newsweek.com/flamin-hot-cheeto-movie-true-story-creator-richard-montanez-1456377 https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/05/20/origin-flamin-hot-cheetos-might-be-hot-lie-millions-will-still-gobble-it-up-anyway/ https://jezebel.com/turns-out-lying-about-inventing-flamin-hot-cheetos-is-a-1846922951 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/31/us/fbi-drug-scheme-charge.html?searchResultPosition=1
Jun 15, 2021
The Hot Girl Scammer with Naomi Ekperigin
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What's poppin, con-gregation? Naomi Ekperigin joins us to discuss how a sexy credit card con artist stole one million dollars out of the ex- wife of a former NBA star. Plus, an Italian hospital worker gets paid for doing nothing for 15 years. Stay schemin'!  Research by Kaeyln Brandt.  SOURCES: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/15/style/serial-con-artist-tracii-hutsona.html https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/serial-con-artist-charged-embezzlement-scheme https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/press-release/file/1368996/download https://www.docketbird.com/court-documents/USA-v-Vician/JUDGMENT-AND-COMMITMENT-by-Judge-Gary-A-Feess-as-to-Defendant-Tracii-Lynne-Show-Vician-1-Count-s-1-10s-13ss-1s-6s-1ss-6ss-7s-9s-7ss-12ss-On-the-Government-039-s-motion-all-remaining-count-of-the-underlying-indictment-information-are-ord-ered-dismisse/cacd-2:2008-cr-00058-405099-00097 https://media.local10.com/document_dev/2019/07/17/Bacon%20Bitch%20vs%20Breakfast%20Bitch_1563388524609_22109233_ver1.0.pdf https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/23/world/europe/italy-hospital-worker-15-years.html https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/crime/san-diego-restaurant-owner-arrested-accused-of-stealing-more-than-1m-joumana-kidd-breakfast-bitch-jason-kidd/509-1c9e5ae8-c727-436b-9e73-f65b364b78c6
Jun 08, 2021
The Bamboozling Beau with Tracie Morrissey
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What's poppin, con-gregation? Tracie Morrissey joins us to discuss a man caught defrauding 35 of his "girlfriends" in Japan. Also, a former senior advisor in the federal government is accused of stealing from New York City public schools. Stay schemin! Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES  https://www.mbs.jp/news/ https://www.vice.com/en/article/dyv8xk/japanese-man-arrested-35-girlfriends-fake-birthday https://japantoday.com/category/crime/man-arrested-for-defrauding-his-35-girlfriends https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/27/us/seth-andrew-fraud-money-laundering-charter-school.html
Jun 01, 2021
The Fake Aretha Franklin with Yvonne Orji
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What's poppin, con-gregation?  Yvonne Orji joins us to discuss the Aretha Franklin impostor who found herself performing as the Quasi Queen of Soul.  Plus, a woman is finally arrested after twenty-two attempts to sneak on flights. Stay schemin!   Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/counterfeit-queen-soul-180969340/ https://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2020/04/the-bizarre-story-of-the-imitation-queen-of-soul/ https://www.sfgate.com/travel/article/Woman-with-history-of-airliner-stowaways-arrested-16033015.php
May 25, 2021
The Poisonous Beauty Product Peddler with Alaska Thunderfuck
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What's poppin, con-gregation? Alaska Thunderfuck joins us to discuss a Victorian era beauty influencer who peddled deadly beauty products. Plus, a bride and groom plan a wedding at a venue they don't own or rent because the Lord said so. Stay schemin! Research by Sharilyn Vera.  Sources:  https://apnews.com/article/bride-groom-crashers-illegal-wedding-130c7270d0d206f61e08f1b197779815 https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/who-was-madame-rachel-scam https://www.express.co.uk/expressyourself/170084/Victorian-con-artist-Madame-Rachel-Fortune-from-fake-beauty-products
May 18, 2021
The Real Housewives of Scams, Shams and Fraud with Anna Hossnieh
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What's poppin, con-gregation? Anna Hossnieh joins us to talk about the arrest of Jen Shah, a The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City cast member accused of money laundering. Plus, a thieving travel agent who promises Hawaiian dream getaways that turn into vacation nightmares.  Stay schemin!   Research by Sharilyn Vera.  Resources:  https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2021/04/after-jen-shahs-arrest-how-can-we-keep-enjoying-real-housewives https://nypost.com/2021/03/31/jen-shahs-infamous-shah-ski-chalet-may-be-a-fraud-too/ https://www.travelpulse.com/news/impacting-travel/woman-scams-travelers-out-of-hundreds-of-thousands.html http://www.thepostgame.com/features/201202/utahs-sharrieff-shah-goes-reporter-coach  https://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/a34620733/jen-shah-husband-sharrieff/
May 11, 2021
The L. Ron Ex-Con with Cody Ziglar
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What's poppin, con-gregation? Cody Ziglar joins us to talk about an ex-convict claiming to be the reincarnation of Scientology founder, L. Ron  Hubbard. Plus, a teen allegedly steals nearly $1 million from a Kroger grocery store. Stay schemin! Research by Sharilyn Vera.  Resources SOURCES  https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=962&v=9z8AVci97SI&feature=youtu.be https://www.vice.com/en/article/3kgkwv/this-guy-claims-to-be-the-reincarnation-of-l-ron-hubbard https://www.businessinsider.com/craziest-scientology-facts-leah-remini-2017-1#there-are-at-least-two-mansions-in-california-that-are-maintained-staffed-and-stocked-with-food-in-the-event-of-hubbards-return-wright-says-18 https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/atlanta-area-teen-stole-nearly-1m-kroger-grocery-store-over-n1255199 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JR03drjMuIU
May 04, 2021
Feed Drop: May I Elaborate: Daily Wisdom from JB Smoove
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It's a feed drop Con-gregation! Check out a new Team Coco podcast called May I Elaborate: Daily Wisdom from JB Smoove. Every morning, JB breaks down an inspirational quote, like only he can, to help you achieve your highest potential.  Plus, he’s not even asking for money! So, enjoy the show and Stay Schemin!
May 03, 2021
The NFT Banksy Con Artist with Aida Osman
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What's poppin, con-gregation?  Aida Osman joins the show to discuss how an elusive artist used a Banksy inspired NFT to earn millions. Plus, an Australian line - dancing scheme gone wrong. Also, Scam Goddess has been nominated for Best in Crime and Justice in the 25th Annual Webby Awards. Vote here to support the podcast. Stay schemin! Research by Sharilyn Vera.  Resources: Webby Awards : https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2021/podcasts/general-series/crime-justice https://entrepreneurshandbook.co/how-an-nft-artist-used-banksys-popularity-to-make-1-million-in-sales-e7ef4b2209d https://nftartreview.medium.com/the-pseudo-banksy-nft-and-intriguing-aspects-of-appropriation-art-b29a4258f611 https://ycharts.com/indicators/ethereum_price#:~:text=Basic%20Info,from%20156.82%20one%20year%20ago https://pestcontroloffice.com/faq.asp https://twitter.com/Brinkster0x/status/1362683886174498819?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1362683886174498819%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.embedly.com%2Fwidgets%2Fmedia.html%3Ftype%3Dtext2Fhtmlkey%3Da19fcc184b9711e1b4764040d3dc5c07schema%3Dtwitterurl%3Dhttps3A%2F%2Ftwitter.com%2Fbrinkster0x%2Fstatus%2F1362683886174498819image%3Dhttps3A%2F%2Fi.embed.ly%2F1%2Fimage3Furl3Dhttps253A252F252Fabs.twimg.com252Ferrors252Flogo46x38.png26key3Da19fcc184b9711e1b4764040d3dc5c07 https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/apr/02/line-dancing-scam-queensland-police-pursue-father-and-son-over-alleged-120000
Apr 27, 2021
The Thieving Thespian with Jack O'Brien
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What's poppin, con-gregation?  Jack O'Brien joins the show to discuss an actor who hoodwinked millions from movie investors.  Plus, MAGA supporters get conned by the Trump campaign. Stay schemin!   Research by Sharilyn Vera.  SOURCES https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2021-04-06/hollywood-actor-zach-avery-ponzi-scheme-arrest https://www.imdb.com/name/nm4878976/ https://www.cnn.com/2021/04/07/business/zach-avery-actor-alleged-ponzi-scheme/index.html https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/04/trumps-campaign-scammed-donors-auto-checked-box.html
Apr 20, 2021
The DWI Dude with Brandon Kyle Goodman
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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¿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 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 Sha*n K*ing Episode with Ashley Ray-Harris
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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
The Famous Femme Fibber (w/ Oscar Montoya)
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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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