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Betches Media presents a podcast for people who love all types of sketchy things—from cults to conspiracy theories to, of course, crime—with a healthy dose of irreverent humor. Your co-hosts, Sara Levine, Casey Balsham, and Danny Murphy give the lowdown on one morbidly fascinating topic per episode. They’ll present the facts of each case, punctuated with jokes and side tangents, along with their own personal theories.

Not Another True Crime Podcast Betches Media

    • True Crime
    • 4.3, 7 Ratings

Betches Media presents a podcast for people who love all types of sketchy things—from cults to conspiracy theories to, of course, crime—with a healthy dose of irreverent humor. Your co-hosts, Sara Levine, Casey Balsham, and Danny Murphy give the lowdown on one morbidly fascinating topic per episode. They’ll present the facts of each case, punctuated with jokes and side tangents, along with their own personal theories.

    How Do You Overturn A Conviction? Ft. Ron Kuby

    How Do You Overturn A Conviction? Ft. Ron Kuby

    This week Sara, Casey and Danny are joined by Criminal Defense and Civil Rights lawyer, Ron Kuby. They discuss the American justice system and why it’s so flawed, just how practical the idea of defunding the NYPD is, and what it takes to get a wrongfully convicted man out of prison.

    • 58 min
    Unsolved Mysteries: The Death of Alonzo Brooks

    Unsolved Mysteries: The Death of Alonzo Brooks

    We start off the episode by talking about the murder of Fahim Saleh, a tech CEO who was found killed in his Lower East Side apartment. We give brief updates on the #FreeBritney situation. Then we unpack one of the so-called "mysteries" from Netflix's Unsolved Mysteries, the death of Alonzo Brooks.
    Sources
    https://www.insider.com/fahim-saleh-assistant-used-credit-card-after-ceos-death-report-2020-7
    https://nypost.com/2020/07/19/dismembered-tech-ceos-assistant-pleads-not-guilty-to-horrid-murder/
    Netflix unsolved mysteries, episode 4
    https://variety.com/2020/tv/news/netflixs-next-unsolved-mysteries-updates-ghosts-1234703225/
    https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/22/us/alonzo-brooks-exhumed-unsolved-mysteries-trnd/index.html
    https://gardnernews.com/100000-reward-for-information-on-brooks-death/
    https://www.nytimes.com/1993/11/20/nyregion/syracuse-medical-examiner-agrees-to-quit-after-inquiry.html
    https://www2.ljworld.com/news/public-safety/2018/dec/23/former-douglas-county-coroner-relocates-again/
    https://www.syracuse.com/news/2012/07/convicted_of_murdering_a_nurse.html
    https://www.syracuse.com/news/2019/07/estate-of-hector-rivas-who-died-awaiting-murder-retrial-sues-da-medical-examiner.html
    https://www.ksnt.com/news/local-news/fbi-u-s-attorney-announce-100000-reward-in-cold-case-of-alonzo-brooks/

    • 58 min
    Should We Free Britney or Leave Britney Alone? The Conservatorship Explained

    Should We Free Britney or Leave Britney Alone? The Conservatorship Explained

    This week Sara, Casey and Danny dive into one of the great celeb conspiracy theories of our time, the Britney Spears Conservatorship. The NATCP crew break down the players behind the scenes, the details behind what a conservatorship actually entails and and whether or not we really need to free Britney. Also we got the court date wrong, it’s July 22. Sorry!
    Sources:
    https://www.today.com/popculture/free-britney-2020-what-know-about-movement-spears-conservatorship-t186642
    https://www.usmagazine.com/celebrity-news/news/britney-spears-dad-admits-relationship-has-always-been-strained/
    https://www.businessinsider.com/inside-britney-spears-conservatorship-freebritney-movement-2020-2
    https://www.ochealthinfo.com/bhs/mhi/id#:~:text=5150%20is%20the%20number%20of,or%20herself%2C%20or%20gravely%20disabled.
    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-09-17/britney-spears-conservatorship-free-britney
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucky_(Britney_Spears_song)#Background_and_composition
    https://www.mercurynews.com/2008/02/01/court-places-britney-spears-under-temporary-conservatorship-of-her-father/
    http://www.mtv.com/news/1580917/britney-spears-lawyer-ejected-from-courtroom-after-judge-doesnt-recognize-him-as-her-counsel/
    http://www.mtv.com/news/1583093/britney-spears-gets-an-allowance-asks-to-reduce-kevin-federlines-legal-bills/
    https://www.welt.de/english-news/article2643137/Spears-conservatorship-extended-indefinitely.html
    https://www.mirror.co.uk/3am/celebrity-news/britney-to-stay-under-her-dads-control-322902
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-1081507/Britney-Spears-father-granted-permanent-control-financial-affairs.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/17/arts/music/britney-spears-conservatorship-mental-health.html
    https://www.etonline.com/britney-spears-conservatorship-is-extended-until-august-145870
    https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2019-09-17/britney-spears-conservatorship-free-britney

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    The Mysterious Death Of Casey MacPherson-Pomeroy and Caleb Guillory

    The Mysterious Death Of Casey MacPherson-Pomeroy and Caleb Guillory

    This week Sara, Danny and Casey return from the weirdest 4th of July ever to toast a pino grigio shot to the end of fireworks season. They begin by giving an update in the still developing Vanessa Guillen case. Next they break down the Ghislane Maxwell backstory and how Yolanda Hadid possibly fits into the equation. Later they discuss the very fishy investigation in Anguilla over the poisoning of Casey MacPherson-Pomeroy and Caleb Guillory.
    SOURCES
    https://ktvl.com/news/local/two-men-poisoned-and-killed-off-the-coast-of-st-martin
    https://people.com/crime/men-died-mysteriously-island-paradise/
    https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2020/07/01/2056557/0/en/People-Magazine-Cover-Story-Exposes-Death-of-Two-Americans-in-Shocking-and-Suspicious-Circumstances-in-Anguilla.html
    https://www.gofundme.com/f/justice-for-campc
    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/06/us/fort-hood-soldier-vanessa-guillen-remains-found.html
    https://betches.com/jeffrey-epsteins-alleged-madam-ghislaine-maxwell-has-been-arrested/
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-ghislaine-maxwell-prison/crushing-experience-awaits-ghislaine-maxwell-at-troubled-jail-idUSKBN2472LN

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    • 48 min
    The Wedding Scammer

    The Wedding Scammer

    Casey, Danny, and Sara break down a true (alleged) scammer, Jesse James Francis Clark, who would (allegedly) scam brides... allegedly.
    Sources:
    https://medium.com/@JesseJohnFrancisClark/you-are-nothing-attorney-nicholas-frye-nothing-a43e5a893c85
    https://www.jessejohnfrancisclark.com/
    https://www.nbcconnecticut.com/news/local/couples-claim-photographer/1904072/
    https://medium.com/@JesseJohnFrancisClark/use-your-haters-as-fuel-for-success-c8e67d7d9947
    https://www.telegram.com/news/20200602/lawyer-begs-mass-attorney-general-for-criminal-case-against-wedding-videographer
    https://turtleboysports.com/meet-charltons-jesse-john-francis-clark-career-scam-artist-photographer-who-mocked-grieving-client-on-what-wouldve-been-wedding-date-after-refusing-to-refund-money-when-fiance-died-makes-up-suic/
    https://je3814.wixsite.com/ninjamonkeyweddings/single-post/2016/09/15/Jesse-Clark--The-videographer-every-bride-should-know-about
    https://www.telegram.com/article/20130426/NEWS/104269782
    http://archive.boston.com/business/personalfinance/consumeralert/2013/06/wedding_video_company_owner_or.html
    https://jessejclarkvictims.wordpress.com/
    https://www.telegram.com/article/20130426/NEWS/104269782
    http://archive.boston.com/business/personalfinance/consumeralert/2013/06/wedding_video_company_owner_or.html

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Baby You're A Firework, Come On Tell Us What You're Doing Here

    Baby You're A Firework, Come On Tell Us What You're Doing Here

    We start off the episode by discussing the disappearance of Vanessa Guillen, who went missing from Fort Hood in April. Then we talk about the mysterious fireworks that have been (literally) popping off across the country, and delve into some theories about what it all means.
    Sources:
    https://www.thecut.com/2020/06/why-are-so-many-fireworks-going-off.html
    https://www.vox.com/the-goods/2020/6/22/21298912/firework-complaints-northeastern-cities
    https://twitter.com/AnneMarcelleN/status/1274540444253388800
    https://nypost.com/2020/06/17/fdny-firefighters-light-off-illegal-fireworks-in-brooklyn/
    https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/8/8/20747198/philadelphia-bombing-1985-move
    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/may/10/move-1985-bombing-reconciliation-philadelphia
    https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/10/when-i-was-mayor-philadelphia-bombed-civilians-its-time-for-the-city-to-apologise
    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/n-c-police-chief-apologizes-after-video-shows-officers-destroying-n1225716
    https://abc7ny.com/july-4-4th-of-macys-new-york-city/6261681/
    https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/pallets-of-bricks-protest-sites/
    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/puzzling-number-men-tied-ferguson-protests-have-died-n984261
    https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2020/06/23/mayor-de-blasio-forms-illegal-fireworks-task-force-to-go-after-suppliers-in-huge-sting-operation/
    https://www.insider.com/vanessa-guillen-fort-hood-disappearance-army-suspects-foul-play-2020-6

    • 1 hr

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