Lawyer Nicola Gobbo represented some of Australia’s most dangerous criminals, all the while secretly working as a police informer. Why did she do it, and how was it allowed to happen? For the first time, she tells the full story behind why she became an informer, and what happened when her double life was exposed to the world.
Introducing: Brainwashed from CBC Podcasts
Brainwashed from CBC Podcasts investigates the CIA's covert mind control experiments - from the Cold War and MKULTRA to the so-called War on Terror.
S2 08 | End game
We reveal the story of Nicola Gobbo's audacious bid to return to Australia.
S2 07 | Reckoning
Everything unravels, for Nicola Gobbo and Victoria Police. Their secret is out.
S2 06 | Whatever it takes
Nicola hits rock bottom, but Victoria Police wants her to take on a new role ... as a witness.
S2 05 | Glittering prize
Nicola wants to be the best source ever, and she leads police to the biggest target of all: the mafia. Her double life is getting riskier, but she can't stop. This episode charts an addiction and a crash.
S2 04 | Rubicon
Nicola crosses the point of no return and becomes a police informer. She'll represent clients, while passing on the underworld's secrets to Victoria Police.
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I almost feel sorry for her now.
Love these series. such incredible real life stories
Amazing podcast, extraordinary unbiased journalism!