5 episodes

Journalist Benita Alexander empowers strong and brave women to not be shamed into silence, by exposing love cons and frauds on the "Benita & the Berracas" podcast. Berraca is Colombian slang for a resilient woman who has been through something difficult but still stands strong, and Benita supports all berracas through real, raw and funny conversation. After going public to expose the man who conned her, world famous surgeon Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, Benita is now devoted to helping other women know that they too can become badass survivors.

Benita & The Berracas Benita Alexander

    • True Crime
    • 4.4 • 14 Ratings

Journalist Benita Alexander empowers strong and brave women to not be shamed into silence, by exposing love cons and frauds on the "Benita & the Berracas" podcast. Berraca is Colombian slang for a resilient woman who has been through something difficult but still stands strong, and Benita supports all berracas through real, raw and funny conversation. After going public to expose the man who conned her, world famous surgeon Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, Benita is now devoted to helping other women know that they too can become badass survivors.

    Tracey's Story: Dead or Alive?

    Tracey's Story: Dead or Alive?

    Tracey is shocked when she finally uncovers the truth about her fiance, including disturbing lies about family members.

    • 32 min
    Dion's Story: Sorry Ass F Boy

    Dion's Story: Sorry Ass F Boy

    Berraca is Colombian slang for a resilient woman who has been through something difficult but still stands strong. In Episode 4, Benita begins telling the stories of other berracas, launching with Dion, whose story includes burner phones, a secret fiancee and a fire sale.

    • 39 min
    The Payback

    The Payback

    Journalist Benita Alexander reveals how she fought back after discovering that her fiance, a famous celebrity surgeon, was lying to her about everything.

    • 29 min
    The Death Threat

    The Death Threat

    In Episode 2 of "Benita & The Berracas," journalist Benita Alexander discusses the frightening repercussions of publicly exposing her lying fiance, the so-called "super surgeon," Dr. Paolo Macchiarini. When she receives an ominous threat, Benita even brings in the FBI.

    • 32 min
    Barcelona Secrets

    Barcelona Secrets

    When journalist Benita Alexander discovers that her fiance, world famous surgeon Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, is a pathological liar, she goes on an investigative mission to unravel his dark secrets and expose the truth about his dangerous, experimental surgeries. Berraca is a Colombian slang term for a resilient, badass woman who has survived something difficult yet still stands strong. In Episode 1, "BARCELONA SECRETS," Benita chats with two of her closest friends as she reveals w...

    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

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