33 episodes

Nina Hobson has investigated some of the most heinous crimes imaginable. From murder to human trafficking to billion-dollar money laundering schemes, Nina has seen it all. Each week Nina gets first-hand accounts from psychological experts, operatives, criminal informants, and actual victims of the crimes she investigates.



About Nina:

Nina Hobson is a former UK police detective. After leaving the force, she launched her own investigation firm that has since become a global operation. Her team is made up of former Secret Service, special forces, and ex-criminals turned informants. She’s also a single mother of two, to two members of her team, her son Harrison and daughter Amie. 

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    • True Crime
    • 4.9 • 22 Ratings

Nina Hobson has investigated some of the most heinous crimes imaginable. From murder to human trafficking to billion-dollar money laundering schemes, Nina has seen it all. Each week Nina gets first-hand accounts from psychological experts, operatives, criminal informants, and actual victims of the crimes she investigates.



About Nina:

Nina Hobson is a former UK police detective. After leaving the force, she launched her own investigation firm that has since become a global operation. Her team is made up of former Secret Service, special forces, and ex-criminals turned informants. She’s also a single mother of two, to two members of her team, her son Harrison and daughter Amie. 

    Exploring the Intricacies of Undercover Operations

    Exploring the Intricacies of Undercover Operations

    This week Nina and her producer Adam discuss the unique challenges faced by undercover operatives. Nina explains how quick thinking, attention to seemingly inconsequential details, and a compelling backstory can spell the difference between a successful mission and a catastrophic failure. Later, she shifts gears to a breathtaking recount of her undercover mission to a cattle ranch in the Australian Outback. Nina goes on to explain how the art of maintaining a convincing facade, gaining trust, and extracting vital information without blowing her cover was a delicate dance that required a lot of tenacity and resourcefulness.

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    About Siren: Tune in each week as Nina gets first-hand accounts from psychological experts, operatives, criminal informants, and actual victims of the crimes she investigates.

    About Nina: Nina Hobson is a former UK police detective. After leaving the force, she launched her own investigation firm that has since become a global operation. Her team is made up of former Secret Service, special forces, and ex-criminals turned informants. She’s also a single mother of two, to two members of her team, her son Harrison and daughter Amie.
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    • 32 min
    The Impact of Gun Laws and the Need For Change

    The Impact of Gun Laws and the Need For Change

    This week Nina explores the impact of gun laws in the US vs the UK with her producer Adam. They delve into the complexities of American gun laws, the influence of lobbyists and the NRA, and the risks posed by untrained firearm owners.

    They also discuss Nina's first hand experience with mass shootings and making sure her kids are aware of the potential threat in public spaces. 

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    About Siren: Tune in each week as Nina gets first-hand accounts from psychological experts, operatives, criminal informants, and actual victims of the crimes she investigates.

    About Nina: Nina Hobson is a former UK police detective. After leaving the force, she launched her own investigation firm that has since become a global operation. Her team is made up of former Secret Service, special forces, and ex-criminals turned informants. She’s also a single mother of two, to two members of her team, her son Harrison and daughter Amie.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 28 min
    The Media's Influence on Criminal Justice | Part 2

    The Media's Influence on Criminal Justice | Part 2

    This week Nina continues the conversation about the ever-changing roles between the media and law enforcement with Joel Waldman, award-winning former network news correspondent.

    They discuss Joel’s experiences and insights and provide a rare behind-the-scenes look at the challenges and ethical dilemmas faced by those delivering the news. Inspired by his mother, Karmella, a Holocaust survivor, Joel shares his reflections on maintaining humanity and ethics while covering tragic events like the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting.

    Later Joel talks about an interesting conversation he had with Carol Baskin during the height of Tiger King and they explore the possibility of applying Nina's investigative skillset to examine claims of alien life. 

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    About Siren: Tune in each week as Nina gets first-hand accounts from psychological experts, operatives, criminal informants, and actual victims of the crimes she investigates.

    About Nina: Nina Hobson is a former UK police detective. After leaving the force, she launched her own investigation firm that has since become a global operation. Her team is made up of former Secret Service, special forces, and ex-criminals turned informants. She’s also a single mother of two, to two members of her team, her son Harrison and daughter Amie.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 29 min
    The Media's Influence on Criminal Justice | Part 1

    The Media's Influence on Criminal Justice | Part 1

    This week Nina is joined by Joel Waldman, Emmy Award-winning former network news correspondent and host of Surviving the Survivor podcast. Joel shares his experience as the first producer hired at MSNBC and how that eventually led to him becoming a reporter.

    They discuss how social media has democratized the way the public views criminal cases and how the Dan Markel murder case changed the focus of his podcast. 

    They also take a critical look at the role of media in high-profile cases like the Menendez brothers and the O.J. Simpson case. Finally they delve into the troubling case of Ellen Greenberg, unearthing the corruption in Philadelphia and showcasing how media can spotlight mishandled cases.

    Subscribe to Storic True Crime now! https://www.youtube.com/@storictruecrime

    About Siren: Tune in each week as Nina gets first-hand accounts from psychological experts, operatives, criminal informants, and actual victims of the crimes she investigates.

    About Nina: Nina Hobson is a former UK police detective. After leaving the force, she launched her own investigation firm that has since become a global operation. Her team is made up of former Secret Service, special forces, and ex-criminals turned informants. She’s also a single mother of two, to two members of her team, her son Harrison and daughter Amie.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 30 min
    Turning Tears into Laughter Amidst Adversity

    Turning Tears into Laughter Amidst Adversity

    This week Nina is joined by Raj Sharma, comedian and true crime superfan. They explore the many scenarios where humor is used as a defense mechanism to stay well in the face of adversity. Raj explains how he began using humor at a young age when disarming bullies, making friends, and navigating the cultural nuances of being the only Indian family in a Texan neighborhood. They also discuss the many instances in Nina's career where humor was a necessary defense mechanism in dealing with her phobia of dead bodies or being assaulted while delivering a death notification. 

    Subscribe to Storic True Crime now! https://www.youtube.com/@storictruecrime

    About Siren: Tune in each week as Nina gets first-hand accounts from psychological experts, operatives, criminal informants, and actual victims of the crimes she investigates.

    About Nina: Nina Hobson is a former UK police detective. After leaving the force, she launched her own investigation firm that has since become a global operation. Her team is made up of former Secret Service, special forces, and ex-criminals turned informants. She’s also a single mother of two, to two members of her team, her son Harrison and daughter Amie.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 26 min
    Tales of a British Bobby: Trials and Triumphs in Policing

    Tales of a British Bobby: Trials and Triumphs in Policing

    Nina talks to her producer Adam about her recent trip back to her hometown of Melton Mobray in Leicestershire, England. She recounts her experience of being held hostage while on duty and how she managed to keep the perpetrator calm while waiting for backup to arrive. They also discuss the gang-like violence she witnessed in her experience policing soccer hooligans in the 90s. Finally, she reflects on a violent incident that left her in the hospital and the importance of adrenaline in high-pressure situations. 

    Subscribe to Storic True Crime now! https://www.youtube.com/@storictruecrime

    About Siren: Tune in each week as Nina gets first-hand accounts from psychological experts, operatives, criminal informants, and actual victims of the crimes she investigates.

    About Nina: Nina Hobson is a former UK police detective. After leaving the force, she launched her own investigation firm that has since become a global operation. Her team is made up of former Secret Service, special forces, and ex-criminals turned informants. She’s also a single mother of two, to two members of her team, her son Harrison and daughter Amie.
    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

ruby3399 ,

Real life PI

Nina Hobson has had such an interesting life. Loved hearing about her operatives and targets. Worth a listen!

Yoga Scholar ,

Private?

What kind of a private investigator shares the name and financial information of a client?

FcukTastic ,

True Crime on steroids

Here early ! If your bored with 99% of the true crime out there THIS will be all you need. Its refreshing to hear an actual investigator bring in their research and actual clips from the field. Yeah it’s cool putting on makeup and hearing truecrime from some creators online, but it’s been overdone and tbh, this is coming from someone who is actually Actively investigating and has so many years doing this…So this trumps those in my opinion… some of These stories had me holding onto my seat screaming, especially the episodes with her children!!! WE WANT MORE OF THIS -

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