July 4, 2024

EP. 249.5 — Fraud Fridays: The Perfidious Princess w/ Ron Funches

Hear ye, hear ye con-gregation! It’s Fraud Friday and this week we revisit our episode with Ron Funches where we expose the “princess” who was taken hostage by pirates and also her imagination. Stay schemin’!

 

This episode was originally released 01/12/2021.

 

Pre-Order Laci’s book “Scam Goddess: Lessons from a Life of Cons, Grifts and Schemes” here: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/laci-mosley/scam-goddess/9780762484652/?lens=running-press

 

On Sunday, Sept. 22nd, Laci will be hosting the Scam Goddess Live: 5 Year Anniversary @ the Regent Theatre in Los Angeles.

 

For Tickets: https://regentdtla.com/tm-event/scam-goddess-live-five-year-anniversary/

 

Follow on Instagram:

Scam Goddess Pod: @scamgoddesspod

Laci Mosley: @divalaci

Ron Funches: @ronfunches

 

Research by Sharilyn Vera.

 

SOURCES:

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/who-was-princess-caraboo-scam

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Princess_Caraboo

http://content.time.com/time/specials/packages/article/0,28804,1900621_1900618_1900853,00.html

https://www.historicmysteries.com/princess-caraboo/

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6652659/Teenager-jailed-buying-PlayStation-4-8-WEIGHING-paying-6lb-food.html

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