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On this podcast, we will explore stories about conspiracies, misinformation, lies and deceit in politics and how it ruins people's lives.

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On this podcast, we will explore stories about conspiracies, misinformation, lies and deceit in politics and how it ruins people's lives.

    Michael Oher & the Tuhoys - Blindsided by a Conservatorship

    Michael Oher & the Tuhoys - Blindsided by a Conservatorship

    To see us, watch this episode on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfgW_rHY4Xo (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfgW_rHY4Xo)Who is Michael Oher?Michael Oher is a former NFL player and Super Bowl champion. His life story inspired the Oscar-winning movie The Blind Side. He played college football at the University of Mississippi. In 2009, the Baltimore Ravens drafted Oher in the first round. He played for the Ravens for five seasons and was a member of the team that won Super Bowl XLVII. He also played for the Tennessee Titans and Carolina Panthers.Oher's life was the subject of Michael Lewis' 2006 book, The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game. The book was adapted into the 2009 film The Blind Side. The book was adapted.Oher has said that the film negatively impacted his career. He told ESPN that people make assumptions about him based on how he was portrayed in the film. I watched the interview and he says Oher has also written two books. He has four children with his wife, Tiffany Roy.What is going on with Michael Oher?In February 2023, Oher discovered that he was never legally adopted by Sean and Leigh Anne Tuohy. He claims that he was tricked into entering a conservatorship after his 18th birthday. The conservatorship gave the Tuohys legal authority over his business deals. Oher alleges that the Tuohys made millions from the story. Oher has recently:Published a book called When Your Back's Against the WallFiled a legal petition to end a conservatorship https://www.wkrn.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/73/2023/08/Michael-Oher-Lawsuit.pdfOher is also involved in other projects: He has an app called Good Deeds that helps people get their daily needs met He is a spokesperson for foster care issues Oher retired from football in 2017 after failing a physical. He has a degree from Ole Miss and is married with children.Most recent Updates:https://apnews.com/article/michael-oher-blind-side-tuohys-ee1997025e6c9013e4d665ef18d95dc7

    Bonus Episode #3: Crypto Love Scam

    Bonus Episode #3: Crypto Love Scam

    Hear Julie tell her crazy Crypto Love Scam story. Read more at www.realtalkmcsf.com/bonus-episode-3-crypto-love-scam (www.realtalkmcsf.com/bonus-episode-3-crypto-love-scam)

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    #37. Tooth Breaking Dentist Scam

    #37. Tooth Breaking Dentist Scam

    This is the story of Scott Charmoli, a dentist who intentionally broke customers’ teeth to defraud insurance companies of $4.5 million.Beginning in 2015, Charmoli started convincing patients on the need for crown procedures. Charmoli intentionally chipped their teeth with his drill so he could crown them. He then took pictures and X-rays of the damaged teeth and sent them to insurance companies. An executive with one of the insurance agencies testified that, on average, Wisconsin dentists installed fewer than 6 crowns per 100 patients. However, Charmoli installed more than 1,600 crowns over a 20-month period. His rate was more than 32 crowns per 100 patients.Read more at www.realtalkmcsf.com/37-scott-charmoli-tooth-breaking-fraudster-dentist (www.realtalkmcsf.com/37-scott-charmoli-tooth-breaking-fraudster-dentist)

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    Bonus Episode #2. Avoiding Home Improvement Traps

    Bonus Episode #2. Avoiding Home Improvement Traps

    Mary Contrary and Starfish discuss tips for avoiding home improvement traps.Read more at www.realtalkmcsf.com/ (www.realtalkmcsf.com/bonus-episode-2-avoiding-home-improvement-traps)bonus-episode-2-avoiding-home-improvement-traps (www.realtalkmcsf.com/bonus-episode-2-avoiding-home-improvement-traps)

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    #36. Reed Slatkin - Hollywood Scientology Ponzi Scheme

    #36. Reed Slatkin - Hollywood Scientology Ponzi Scheme

    This is the story of Reed Slatkin, former minister of the Church of Scientology who swindled 800 clients out of nearly $600 million.Reed Slatkin was among the most prestigious of Hollywood Scientologists. Using his position as a Scientology minister, he made all the right connections. He managed to raise close to $600 million from the wealthiest investors in Hollywood. The who's who of the nineties threw a ton of money at him, including Joe Pantoliano, Anne Archer, Jay Sedrish, Greta van Susteren, and Giovanni Ribisi. They fell victim to one of the largest Ponzi schemes in U.S. history.Read more at www.realtalkmcsf.com/36-reed-slatkin-hollywood-scientology-ponzi-scheme (www.realtalkmcsf.com/36-reed-slatkin-hollywood-scientology-ponzi-scheme)

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    #35. Mary Margaret Kreuper - Nun-turned-thief

    #35. Mary Margaret Kreuper - Nun-turned-thief

    This is the story of Mary Margaret Kreuper who admittedly stole $835,000 from a Torrance elementary school to fund her gambling habit.Who is Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper?Margaret Kreuper is a 80-year-old Los Angeles native. She retired in 2018 from the position of principal at St. James Catholic School in the LA suburb of Torrance, about 20 miles outside downtown Los Angeles. She became principal at St. James in 1990. Kreuper took her vow of poverty when she was 18 years old and spent the next 59 years of her life dedicated to the Catholic church. Kreuper was “one heck of a teacher” during her years as a nun, according to the U.S. District Judge Otis D. Wright II. But somewhere along the way, she went completely astray.Read more on our website: Permalink: http://realtalkmcsf.com/34-mary-margaret-kreuper-nun-turned-thief/ (http://realtalkmcsf.com/?p=658&preview=true)

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