May 16, 2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Jordan Carlos joins us to discuss how during the 1970’s the FBI hired Mel Weinberg, a career conman to tackle some of Washington’s biggest politicians. This story inspired the movie American Hustle. Plus, Late Night Talk Show Host John Oliver is scamming the scammers…Congress that is. Stay schemin’!
Research by Kaelyn Brandt.
November 23, 2023
Happy Fraud Fridays! This week, we revisit our show with Nava Kavelin and Sophie Ansari. They discuss William Mize, who created a family business of staging car accidents.
November 20, 2023
Guest Prentice Penny
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? For this holiday, we are revisiting our episode with showrunner for HBO’s Insecure, Prentice Penny. We discuss the viral meat connoisseur “Salt Bae,” and the accusations of scamming surrounding his restaurants.