12 episodes

He was born Hamish Watson, a surfie dude from Sydney - but he could morph into whatever you needed him to be. Hamish is due to be sentenced to jail in early 2019 for swindling a handful of victims out of more than $7m. But these crimes are just the final pages in a resume too thick to staple; for decades he's duped victims in the US, Canada, Britain, Hong Kong and Australia. How did he do it? How did he evade authorities around the world for so long and what's he done with all those tens of millions of dollars he stole?

Who the Hell is Hamish? The Australian

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He was born Hamish Watson, a surfie dude from Sydney - but he could morph into whatever you needed him to be. Hamish is due to be sentenced to jail in early 2019 for swindling a handful of victims out of more than $7m. But these crimes are just the final pages in a resume too thick to staple; for decades he's duped victims in the US, Canada, Britain, Hong Kong and Australia. How did he do it? How did he evade authorities around the world for so long and what's he done with all those tens of millions of dollars he stole?

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4.7 out of 5
565 Ratings

565 Ratings

Henspeed ,

Damn n blast

I wanted him to get away with it.
🙁

BartsTart ,

Grannima

Just brilliant. A satisfying end to a gripping podcast. I wish all those affected a the very best for their future lives.

aussiepodcastenthusiast ,

Brilliant and full of empathy

This was an incredible listen and a really intelligent analysis of a highly narcissistic conman. I really appreciated the time and respect given to the victims, particularly to Jane and Bec who were treated abysmally by Hamish.

Just really brilliant.

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