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You trust them with your life. They seem like a friend. Family, even. Anyone can fall victim to a con, and many have. What type of person intentionally tries to deceive, manipulate and eventually destroy someone with their web of lies? This Parcast Original peeks behind the masks of the most notorious Con Artists, and explores how far someone will go in order to gain money, power, and respect. New episodes are released every Wednesday.

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You trust them with your life. They seem like a friend. Family, even. Anyone can fall victim to a con, and many have. What type of person intentionally tries to deceive, manipulate and eventually destroy someone with their web of lies? This Parcast Original peeks behind the masks of the most notorious Con Artists, and explores how far someone will go in order to gain money, power, and respect. New episodes are released every Wednesday.

    Con Artists Bites: Wealthy Criminals

    Con Artists Bites: Wealthy Criminals

    In addition to new episodes of Con Artists each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast.

    Today we’ll focus on wealthy criminals. We’ll discuss what leads high-status individuals to commit crimes, as well as the consequences they face once captured.

    Clips featured: Kingpins: Pablo Escobar Pt. 1, Con Artists: Bernie Madoff Pt. 1, Female Criminals: Leona Helmsley Pt. 2

    • 23 min
    Steven Russell Pt. 1: “Con For Love”

    Steven Russell Pt. 1: “Con For Love”

    After cutting his teeth on his family's illegal bid-rigging scheme, Steven Russell branched out into his own criminal enterprises, scamming corporations in Texas out of tens of thousands of dollars. Russell's escapades throughout the ‘90s landed him in prison, but he executed a cunning escape to reunite with the man he loved.

    • 51 min
    Introducing SON OF A HITMAN, A Spotify Original Podcast!

    Introducing SON OF A HITMAN, A Spotify Original Podcast!

    If you love the controversies explored in Con Artists, you’ll definitely want to check out the new Spotify Original podcast, Son of a Hitman. Although it’s not a Parcast production, Son of a Hitman features all the twists and turns you love in a true crime series. Follows the present day investigation into the murders, crimes, and conspiracies involving Charles V. Harrelson—the father of Jordan, Brett, and famous actor Woody Harrelson, with details never shared in the media before.

    Enjoy this exclusive clip from the first episode of Son of a Hitman, where you’ll meet Brett Harrelson, one of Charles’ sons, and hear what he really thinks about his father. If you like what you hear, search for Son of a Hitman and listen to the rest for free, only on Spotify.

    Son of a Hitman investigates the murders, crimes, and conspiracies of convicted hitman, Charles Harrelson-- father to Jordan, Brett, and famous actor Woody Harrelson. Listen now at spotify.com/hitman.

    • 15 min
    Con Artists Bites: Revenge Killings

    Con Artists Bites: Revenge Killings

    In addition to new episodes of Con Artists each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast.

    What makes someone so vengeful, they’re willing to take a human life? Using clips from across the Parcast Network, we’ll search for clues by taking a closer look at some of history’s most infamous revenge killings.

    Clips featured: Crimes of Passion: Marty and Michelle Theer Pt. 1, Female Criminals: Valerie Solanas Pt. 2, Assassinations: Phoolan Devi Pt. 1

    • 19 min
    Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith Pt. 2

    Jefferson Randolph "Soapy" Smith Pt. 2

    In the late 1800s, notorious outlaw and con artist Jefferson “Soapy” Smith had created a criminal empire in Denver. But when a "law and order" league threatened to shutter his businesses, Soapy decided to expand his operations—resulting in a violent end.

    • 47 min
    Con Artists Bites: Dead Political Figures

    Con Artists Bites: Dead Political Figures

    In addition to new episodes of Con Artists each week, you’ll now also hear Crime Bites every Friday. Each Crime Bites episode gives you a deeper, yet brief look into true-crime topics covered at Parcast.

    Today we’re discussing the deaths of American political figures. Whether their demise came at the hands of an assassin, or a political rival, the loss of each of these leaders left an indelible impact on U.S. history.

    Clips featured: Political Scandals: Election of 1800, Assassinations: Lincoln Pt. 2, Conspiracy Theories: JFK Assassination Pt. 1

    • 21 min

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