May 27, 2024

EP. 244 — Re-Release: The Game Show Gangsta w/ Blair Socci 

What’s poppin’ con-gregration? Are you enjoying your Memorial Day weekend? Well today, we’re revisiting our episode with comedian Blair Socci! We discuss Michael Larson, the man who went on CBS’s game show, “Press Your Luck” and scammed them out of over $100,000. Plus, a man is accused of double-dipping employment as a principal of two different schools hundreds of miles apart. Stay Schemin’!

 

This episode was originally recorded Jan. 18th 2022.

 

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

 

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Research By Kaelyn Brandt.

 

SOURCES:

https://theretronetwork.com/big-money-no-whammies/

https://www.damninteresting.com/who-wants-to-be-a-thousandaire/

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/tv/tv-news/an-ice-cream-man-hacked-press-your-luck-1984-1217142/

https://nypost.com/2019/06/10/press-your-luck-game-show-scandal-back-in-the-spotlight/

https://steemit.com/story/@winstonwolfe/the-story-of-michael-larson-and-the-press-your-luck-gameshow-scandal

https://www.newsweek.com/man-accused-simultaneously-working-principal-two-schools-located-400-miles-apart-1656001

https://medium.com/@hannah.fluxgold/the-confused-math-lady-meme-bd97530b1885

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