April 3, 2023

EP. 184 — The Dismal Diamond Heist of Antwerp w/ Matt Shively  

What’s poppin’ congregation? This week, actor Matt Shively joins the show to discuss the Antwerp Diamond Heist, in which a group of Italian thieves attempted to break into the world’s most impenetrable safe filled diamonds and jewels. Plus, the city of Newark, New Jersey was reportedly scammed into becoming a “sister city” with a fake Hindu nation. Stay Schemin’!

 

Research By Kaelyn Brandt

 

SOURCES:

https://www.wired.com/2009/03/ff-diamonds-2/

https://thecinemaholic.com/leonardo-notarbartolo-now-where-is-antwerp-heist-mastermind-today/

https://nbc24.com/news/nation-world/newark-nj-admits-it-fell-for-sister-city-scam-after-holding-official-ceremony-for-fake-country-kailasa-ras-baraka-swami-nithyananda

https://www.cbsnews.com/newyork/news/newark-sister-city-scam-kailasa/

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