March 20, 2023
EP. 182 — The Devious Anna Delvey Mentee w/ Amanda Montell & Isa Medina
Guest Amanda Montell & Isa Medina
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Amanda Montell & Isa Medina, host of the podcast Sounds Like a Cult, join Laci to discuss Danielle Miller, a former New York socialite turned influencer-scammer, who got mentored by Anna Delvey during her time at Rikers.
March 13, 2023
EP. 181 — The Royal Art Ruse w/ Langston Kerman and David Gborie
Guest Langston Kerman & David Gborie
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Langston Kerman and David Gborie join the show to discuss James Stunt, a flashy, royalty-worshipping ex-billionaire who involved the now King of England in a multi-million-dollar art forgery scandal.
March 6, 2023
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, comedian Tone Bell joins the show to discuss a group of men in the 1980s who created a sweepstakes company that barely created any winnings.
February 27, 2023
What’s poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, Kelsey McKinney, host of the podcast Normal Gossip joins the show to discuss Tina Duong, a romance scammer who thrives on using her lavish lifestyle to scam others.
February 20, 2023
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, comedian Jay Jurden joins the show to discuss David Bunevacz, a frustratingly handsome man who ripped off the well-to-do in Los Angeles with his fake weed vape enterprise.
February 13, 2023
What’s poppin’ Con-gregation? For Valentine’s Day, we have the legendary Paula Poundstone on the show to discuss Susan Meachen, an independent romance novelist who faked her death in 2020, miraculously resurrecting in 2022.
February 6, 2023
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, host of NPR’s It’s Been A Minute, Brittany Luse joins the show to discuss U.S. Rep. George Santos, who is making history as the most fraudulent politician to have been elected to Congress.
January 30, 2023
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Claire Fallon & Emma Gray join the show to discuss Edgar LaPlante, who impersonated a chief of the Cherokee Nation across countries during the turn of the 20th century.
January 23, 2023
EP. 174 — The Captain of Collision w/ Nava Kavelin & Sophie Ansari
Guest Nava Kavelin & Sophie Ansari
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Nava Kavelin and Sophie Ansari join the show to discuss William Mize, who created a family business of staging car accidents.
January 16, 2023
What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, Matt Apodaca joins the show to discuss how Marsha Farmer, a hospice worker, contributed to massive fraud practices in Mississippi.
January 9, 2023
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, comedian Ian Lara joins the show to discuss how several imposters tried to target Bootsy Collins, one of the most impactful, long standing figures in the tapestry of American music, especially R&B, funk and pop.
January 2, 2023
Happy New Year Con-gregation! This week we are revisiting an amazing episode with Nicole Byer and look at the many scams & lives of (fraudulent) “international” guy of grift-stery, Jeremy Wilson.
December 26, 2022
Happy Holidays, Con-gregation! We are revisiting our episode with Ayo Edebiri, one of our wildest episodes as we dig deep into the controversial tale of Linda Taylor, the Welfare Queen!
December 19, 2022
What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, Jon Gabrus joins us to discuss Albert Rosenberg, the man who married the heir to the Ovaltine fortune and charmed woman across continents but nobody knew who the real Albert was. Plus, a 22-year-old New Jersey man is on the hook after committing unemployment fraud and bragging about it on Instagram. Stay Schemin’!
Research by Kaelyn Brandt
December 12, 2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, culture critic Eric Eddings joins us to discuss how singer and former Kim Kardashian ex-boyfriend Ray J publicly acknowledged that the Kardashian-Jenner version of the events surrounding the release of their joint sex tape 20 years ago were far from the truth. Plus, find out how a NYC principal kept her job after being convicted of car insurance fraud. Stay Schemin’!
Research by Kaelyn Brandt