49 episodes

“Scam Goddess is a podcast dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it! Each week host Laci Mosley (aka Scam Goddess) keeps listeners up to date on current rackets, digs deep into the latest scams, and breaks down historic hoodwinks alongside some of your favorite comedians! It's like true crime only without all the death! True fun crime!”

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    • Comedy
    • 4.8 • 4.8K Ratings

“Scam Goddess is a podcast dedicated to fraud and all those who practice it! Each week host Laci Mosley (aka Scam Goddess) keeps listeners up to date on current rackets, digs deep into the latest scams, and breaks down historic hoodwinks alongside some of your favorite comedians! It's like true crime only without all the death! True fun crime!”

    The Club Hopping Con Artist w/ Patrick Hinds & Gillian Pensavalle

    The Club Hopping Con Artist w/ Patrick Hinds & Gillian Pensavalle

    What's poppin' Con-gregation? We got Patrick Hinds & Gillian Pensavalle discussing Sean Kirkham, a lifelong hustler who took advantage of U.S. nightclubs and the families of murdered and missing women in Canada. Plus, an ex-con uses identity theft to raise money for his boyfriend's bail bond. Stay Schemin'!

    Research By Kaelyn Brandt 

    SOURCES:
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/city-to-finish-women-s-memorial-after-non-profit-folds-1.2126363
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/missing-women-memorial-leaves-trail-of-unpaid-debts-1.2101743
    https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/F3/195/126/556532/
    https://nationalpost.com/news/canada/founder-of-memorial-to-vancouvers-missing-and-murdered-women-sues-city-for-defamation
    https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/missing-women-memorial-leaves-trail-of-unpaid-debts-1.2101743
    https://abc13.com/houston-crime-con-artist-wanted-davion-sandifer-man-accused-of-scamming/11168054/

    • 1 hr 15 min
    The Heartbreak Hustler w/ Dexter Mayfield

    The Heartbreak Hustler w/ Dexter Mayfield

    What's poppin con-gregation? This week, we have Dexter Mayfield discussing a scammer known by over a dozen names in over a dozen states, all the while nearly leaving over a dozen broken hearts in her wake. Plus, an influencer gets in trouble for promoting a skincare line claiming protection from blue screen light. Stay Schemin'!

    Research By Kaelyn Brandt 

    SOURCES:
    https://gamerant.com/valkyrae-rflct-youtube-controversy-skincare-brand-misinformation-misleading-research/
    https://gamerant.com/valkyrae-rflct-studies-hidden-comments-video-clip/
    https://www.nbcnews.com/news/crime-courts/serial-con-artist-swindled-victims-abandoned-her-children-n936936
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/dana-lawrence-confidence-woman-aliases-scams-fbi-declassified/
    https://filmdaily.co/news/dana-lawrence-con-artist/
    https://thecinemaholic.com/where-is-dana-lawrence-now/

    • 1 hr 14 min
    The Failed Mob Music Mogul w/ Diallo Riddle

    The Failed Mob Music Mogul w/ Diallo Riddle

    What's poppin' con - gregation? This week, Diallo Riddle joins us to discuss a legendary con artist who used his ties to notorious crime families in the US to pose as a major music executive, gaining fame and access to lavish perks around the world. Plus, an anonymous group walks away with $3.81 million after creating a viral cryptocurrency named after popular Netflix show, Squid Game. Stay Schemin'!

    Research By Kaelyn Brandt 

    SOURCES:
    https://gizmodo.com/squid-game-cryptocurrency-scammers-make-off-with-2-1-m-1847972824
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/jimmy-sabatino-con-man-sentenced-supermax-prison/
    https://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article184431698.html
    https://www.wired.com/2008/03/la-times-appare/
    https://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/hip-hop-poseur-jimmy-sabatino-cant-stop-scamming-even-from-prison-6393917
    https://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/con-kid-6366268
    https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2776416/Career-man-posed-music-label-exec-scam-Miami-hotels-600-000-presidential-suites-champagne-room-service-sentenced-five-years-prison.html
    https://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/11/24/confessions-of-a-con-man/
    https://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/jimmy-sabatino-accused-yet-again-of-pretending-to-be-record-exec-from-prison-cell-8582893

    • 1 hr 10 min
    SiliCON Valley Theft Bro w/ Amanda Seales

    SiliCON Valley Theft Bro w/ Amanda Seales

    What's poppin' con-gregation? This week, we have Amanda Seales discussing Kyle Sandler, a man who posed as a rich Google executive, creating a now defunct tech business incubator in Opelika, Alabama. Plus, a fortune teller is arrested for fraud, scamming one victim out of $50,000. Stay Schemin'!

    Research By Kaelyn Brandt 

    Sources:
    https://www.al.com/news/2021/05/kyle-sandler-explains-how-he-conned-opelika-out-of-19-million-on-hbos-generation-hustle.html
    https://www.al.com/news/2018/08/auburn_man_pleads_guilty_to_de.html
    https://www.al.com/news/2019/02/how-an-alabama-city-fell-for-a-massive-19-million-scam.html
    https://www.al.com/news/birmingham/2021/04/kyle-sandler-john-mcafee-associate-who-scammed-alabama-town-out-of-19-million-featured-on-hbos-generation-hustle.html
    https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/crime/2019/03/26/lee-county-roundhouse-founder-kyle-sandler-sentenced-prison/3279308002/
    https://www.foxla.com/news/fortune-teller-arrested-for-fraud-riverside-police-find-snake-voodoo-doll-satanic-items

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Friday Night Frauds w/ Dave Schilling

    Friday Night Frauds w/ Dave Schilling

    What's poppin con-gregation? This week, we have Dave Schilling discussing how a fake high school ended up playing against an elite football program on ESPN. Plus, a total of 15 former NFL players plead guilty to healthcare fraud. Stay Schemin'!

    Research By Kaelyn Brandt 

    SOURCES:
    https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/highschool/2021/09/10/bishop-sycamore-football-whats-next-questionable-ohio-school/5774700001/
    https://www.complex.com/sports/bishop-sycamore-lies-espn-play-on-national-tv
    https://www.complex.com/sports/bishop-sycamore-lies-espn-play-on-national-tv?utm_campaign=sportstw&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social
    https://awfulannouncing.com/espn/we-learned-more-about-how-bishop-sycamore-ended-up-playing-on-espn-and-its-only-getting-shadier.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter
    https://awfulannouncing.com/high-school/bishop-sycamore-head-coach-we-are-not-a-school-but-a-post-grad-football-academy.html
    https://awfulannouncing.com/high-school/prep-gridiron-logistics-bishop-sycamore-message-boards.html
    https://awfulannouncing.com/high-school/bishop-sycamore-scandal-2021-football-opponents-canceled-game.html
    https://www.wpxi.com/sports/high-school-football/ohio-football-team-allegedly-lied-its-way-onto-espn-played-sto-rox-days-earlier/DO4MFXBN6RFAJIYX2MSA3UUDSU/

    • 1 hr 15 min
    The Crooked Car Executive w/ Bryan Safi

    The Crooked Car Executive w/ Bryan Safi

    What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, we have Bryan Safi discussing the LGBTQI Icon Geraldine Elizabeth Carmichael, a car executive who attempted to sell the Dale, a fuel-efficient three-wheeled car in response to the 1974 oil crisis. Plus, a corrupt NYPD Officer steals thousands of dollars in rent and deposit money for a Queens apartment. Stay Schemin'!

    CW: There are non - graphic  mentions of violence against a trans woman.
    Research By Kaelyn Brandt 

    SOURCES:
    https://www.wpr.org/lady-and-dale-stranger-fiction-life-liz-carmichael
    https://www.oprahdaily.com/entertainment/tv-movies/a35325931/liz-carmichael-wife-kids/
    https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2021/jan/29/the-lady-and-the-dale-trans-docuseries-liz-carmichael
    https://www.vulture.com/article/the-lady-and-the-dale-hbo-series-review.html
    https://time.com/5935209/lady-and-the-dale-true-story/
    https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2021/01/10280883/elizabeth-carmichael-crimes-wife-family-death
    https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/nyc-crime/ny-cop-scam-rental-queens-new-victims-20211010-yubraro23fei7oierglzlw35gu-story.html

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4.8K Ratings

4.8K Ratings

OMB28 ,

So good

Absolutely hilarious and interesting. Just found this thanks to murder squad and it’s made my week. Highly recommend this one!

Cat(herine)Fish(el) ,

Dexter

The episode with Dexter provides incredibly beneficial information and tips, not just for those in the "Hollywood" industry.

jennlopez9 ,

Queen Laci 👑

Amazing and hilarious content, incredible guests with the perfect balance of storytelling, personal feedback and fun banter. Love love love the pod and everything Laci touches is gold! ❤️

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