The Bootleg Bourbon Heist w/ Frankie Quiñones

Scam Goddess #128 March 7, 2022

What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, comedian Frankie Quiñones joins us to discuss how 18 barrels of bourbon went missing from the Buffalo Trace Distillery, producers of the famed Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon. Plus, scammers capitalize off of fake high end whiskey being sold in local liquor stores across the nation. Stay Schemin’!

Research By Kaelyn Brandt. 

SOURCES:

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/06/dining/drinks/fake-bourbon.html

https://craigcalcaterra.com/blog/the-pappy-van-winkle-heist-that-wasnt2710188/

https://www.thrillist.com/drink/nation/inside-the-great-pappy-van-winkle-heist

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2018-06-29/the-pappy-van-winkle-bandit-speaks-and-says-he-didn-t-do-it

https://www.grunge.com/450262/the-truth-about-the-pappygate-bourbon-heist/

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