April 1, 2024

EP. 236 — The Solar Power Pilfer w/ Laurie Kilmartin

This week, comedian and writer Laurie Kilmartin joins the show to discuss Jeff Carpoff, a free-wheeling drug dealer who rose to become a millionaire by dealing in solar generators that were sold everywhere from NASCAR to Hollywood. Stay Schemin’!

 

This episode was recorded on Tues. March 26th, 2024.

 

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

 

Check out Laurie Kilmartin’s Comedy Special Cis Woke Grief Sluthttps://www.comedydynamics.com/catalog/laurie-kilmartin-cis-woke-grief-slut/

 

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Scam Goddess Pod: @scamgoddesspod
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Laurie Kilmartin: @anylaurie16

 

Research by Kaelyn Brandt.

 

SOURCES:

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2023/06/dc-solar-power-ponzi-scheme-scandal/673782/

https://www.justice.gov/usao-edca/pr/dc-solar-owner-sentenced-over-11-years-prison-billion-dollar-ponzi-scheme

https://robbreport.com/lifestyle/news/jeff-carpoff-fraud-solar-panels-1234842072/

https://www.wsj.com/articles/owners-of-solar-company-that-swindled-berkshire-hathaway-admit-to-running-ponzi-scheme-11579907951

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