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Andrew Rule is one of Australia's most prolific journalists and authors. In Life and Crimes, the Sunday Herald Sun columnist shines a light on the dark corners of Australian life, from the story behind the biggest mysteries, to the characters of yesterday and the crims of today. Produced by Jonty Burton.

Life and Crimes with Andrew Rul‪e‬ Herald Sun

    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 63 Ratings

Andrew Rule is one of Australia's most prolific journalists and authors. In Life and Crimes, the Sunday Herald Sun columnist shines a light on the dark corners of Australian life, from the story behind the biggest mysteries, to the characters of yesterday and the crims of today. Produced by Jonty Burton.

    Inspiration and betrayal 101

    Inspiration and betrayal 101

    Andrew is joined by Herald Sun reporters Genevieve Alison and Ashley Argoon to outline 'Class Act', their investigative podcast series into the complex case of Neil Lennie, a brilliant teacher who had no right to be in the classroom.Listen to the Class act podcast on the Herald Sun app or heraldsun.com.au.
    Like Life and Crimes? Read more at https://www.heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule

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    • 30 min
    Riley, Ace of Lies

    Riley, Ace of Lies

    A high-seas crime involving a former Olympian has Andrew Rule recalling Murray Riley, another skilled athlete who found himself in the thick of sydney's crime gangs, drug importers and scamsters. Like the show? Read Andrew's columns at https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule

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    • 35 min
    No eulogy for Mr Sin

    No eulogy for Mr Sin

    Abe Saffron presided over a web of crime and corruption that would stretch from Sydney's post-war black markets to the clubs of Kings Cross. But it was a deadly fire at an amusement park that showed how ruthless he could be. 

    Read Andrew Rule's profile of Abe Saffron now at: https://heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule

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    • 35 min
    A first for evil

    A first for evil

    What should have been a stroke of luck for a Sydney family turned into a heartbreaking ordeal when a callous crook took a novel approach to extortion. Like Life and Crimes? Read more from Andrew Rule at https://www.heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule

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    • 24 min
    Return to Wonnangatta

    Return to Wonnangatta

    A year after two campers went missing in Victoria's high country, Andrew Rule examines the latest clues to their disappearance. 
    Read Andrew Rule's feature on the Wonnangatta mystery at heraldsun.com.au/andrewrule

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    • 28 min
    BONUS EPISODE: How the Schoolgirl Strangler terrorised Melbourne

    BONUS EPISODE: How the Schoolgirl Strangler terrorised Melbourne

    WARNING: DISTURBING CONTENT. When a wave of young girls were abducted and murdered in broad daylight in the 1930s, no-one suspected doting family man Arnold Sodeman was to blame. Jen Kelly, host of the In Black and White podcast, has the story. Subscribe to In Black and White wherever you get your podcasts

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    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

SpazWaylon ,

Do Yourself a Favor!

I am a boring American. No worries. This guy has a tremendously relaxing voice and only tells ridiculously interesting stories that simply make me want to live in this land down under. Not because of crime but because of the decency of the good people that occupy this land!!

arcreighton ,

Cuckoo

Please, please, please re- release Cuckoo! I’m so enjoying these episodes and can’t wait to get my hands on the full novel. Love the podcast!

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Binge!

I just found this one and it’s great.

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