40 episodios

“Scam Goddess is a podcast dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it! Each week host Laci Mosley (aka Scam Goddess) keeps listeners up to date on current rackets, digs deep into the latest scams, and breaks down historic hoodwinks alongside some of your favorite comedians! It's like true crime only without all the death! True fun crime!”

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    • 4,8 • 6 valoraciones

“Scam Goddess is a podcast dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it! Each week host Laci Mosley (aka Scam Goddess) keeps listeners up to date on current rackets, digs deep into the latest scams, and breaks down historic hoodwinks alongside some of your favorite comedians! It's like true crime only without all the death! True fun crime!”

    The Captain of Collision w/ Nava Kavelin & Sophie Ansari

    The Captain of Collision w/ 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. Plus, a California Tiktoker is alleged to have broken the state’s cottage law for selling homemade pickled goods. Stay Schemin!
     
    SOURCES:
    https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/staged-car-crashes-insurance-fraud.html
    https://www.nbcnews.com/pop-culture/pop-culture-news/tiktok-creator-homemade-pickled-products-spark-online-conversation-rcna63406

    • 1h 3 min
    The Hospice Hustlers w/ Matt Apodaca

    The Hospice Hustlers w/ Matt Apodaca

    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. Plus, a former officer of the Johnson County Sheriff's office in Kansas was caught trying to scam a store out of nearly $400 worth of Pokémon cards. Stay Schemin’! 

    CW: @28:37 Talk of end of life care  
             @ 45:23 Mention of Murder

    Research By Kaelyn Brandt 
    Sources: 
    https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/12/05/how-hospice-became-a-for-profit-hustle
    https://www.kgns.tv/content/news/Former-Rio-Bravo-mayor-and-others-found-guilty-oin-150-million-scheme-564587861.html
    https://kotaku.com/pokemon-cards-scam-police-cop-caught-kansas-card-box-1849778286

    • 1h 9 min
    The Fake Bootsy Collins w/ Ian Lara

    The Fake Bootsy Collins w/ Ian Lara

    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. Plus, a Californian man is arrested for theft after stealing money from his Grindr hookups. Stay Schemin’!
     
    Researched By Kaelyn Brandt
     
    SOURCES
    https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/bootsy-collins-impostor-fake-crime-1234629225/
    https://nypost.com/2022/11/23/california-man-gets-prison-sentence-for-robbing-men-he-met-on-grindr/

    • 57 min
    Re-Release: The Career Conman Jeremy Wilson w/ Nicole Byer

    Re-Release: The Career Conman Jeremy Wilson w/ Nicole Byer

    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.

    Research by Sharilyn Vera

    Sources:

    https://www.gq.com/story/the-petty-grifter

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/08/nyregion/jeremy-wilson-con-artist-convicted.html

    https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/manhattan/fake-army-vet-man-stiff-prison-sentence-nyc-judge-article-1.3148604

    • 49 min
    Re-Release: The Welfare Queen w/ Ayo Edebiri

    Re-Release: The Welfare Queen w/ Ayo Edebiri

    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!

    Research by Sharilyn Vera.

    Sources:

    https://www.amazon.com/Queen-Forgotten-Life-Behind-American/dp/031651330X

    https://www.stitcher.com/show/one-year

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/20/books/review/josh-levin-queen-linda-taylor.html

    https://newrepublic.com/article/154404/myth-welfare-queen

    • 1h 9 min
    A Whole Life Ruiner w/ Jon Gabrus

    A Whole Life Ruiner w/ Jon Gabrus

    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
     
    Sources: 
    https://torontolife.com/city/yorkville-swindler-albert-rosenberg/
    https://www.cbc.ca/documentaries/the-passionate-eye/toronto-s-yorkville-swindler-the-story-of-con-man-albert-rosenberg-in-his-own-words-1.6616921
    https://www.nj.com/news/2022/05/nj-man-stole-150k-in-10-state-unemployment-fraud-feds-say.html
    https://www.justice.gov/usao-nj/pr/camden-county-man-charged-fraud-connection-unemployment-insurance-benefits

    • 1h 10 min

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