43 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 • 4.1K 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!” 

 

    Flamin' Hot Good Will Hunting with Dawn Richard

    Flamin' Hot Good Will Hunting with Dawn Richard

    What's poppin, con-gregation? Singer and Songwriter Dawn Richard, joins us to discuss the controversy surrounding who really invented the Flamin' Hot Cheeto. Plus, a former FBI agent cons $800,000 out of a Texas woman. Stay schemin'! 

    Research by Kaeyln Brandt. 

    SOURCES:

    https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2021-05-16/flamin-hot-cheetos-richard-montanez

    https://www.newsweek.com/flamin-hot-cheeto-movie-true-story-creator-richard-montanez-1456377

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/05/20/origin-flamin-hot-cheetos-might-be-hot-lie-millions-will-still-gobble-it-up-anyway/

    https://jezebel.com/turns-out-lying-about-inventing-flamin-hot-cheetos-is-a-1846922951

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/31/us/fbi-drug-scheme-charge.html?searchResultPosition=1

    • 44 min
    The Hot Girl Scammer with Naomi Ekperigin

    The Hot Girl Scammer with Naomi Ekperigin

    What's poppin, con-gregation? Naomi Ekperigin joins us to discuss how a sexy credit card con artist stole one million dollars out of the ex- wife of a former NBA star. Plus, an Italian hospital worker gets paid for doing nothing for 15 years. Stay schemin'! 

    Research by Kaeyln Brandt. 

    SOURCES:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/15/style/serial-con-artist-tracii-hutsona.html

    https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/pr/serial-con-artist-charged-embezzlement-scheme

    https://www.justice.gov/usao-sdny/press-release/file/1368996/download

    https://www.docketbird.com/court-documents/USA-v-Vician/JUDGMENT-AND-COMMITMENT-by-Judge-Gary-A-Feess-as-to-Defendant-Tracii-Lynne-Show-Vician-1-Count-s-1-10s-13ss-1s-6s-1ss-6ss-7s-9s-7ss-12ss-On-the-Government-039-s-motion-all-remaining-count-of-the-underlying-indictment-information-are-ord-ered-dismisse/cacd-2:2008-cr-00058-405099-00097

    https://media.local10.com/document_dev/2019/07/17/Bacon%20Bitch%20vs%20Breakfast%20Bitch_1563388524609_22109233_ver1.0.pdf

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/23/world/europe/italy-hospital-worker-15-years.html

    https://www.cbs8.com/article/news/crime/san-diego-restaurant-owner-arrested-accused-of-stealing-more-than-1m-joumana-kidd-breakfast-bitch-jason-kidd/509-1c9e5ae8-c727-436b-9e73-f65b364b78c6

    • 1 hr 9 min
    The Bamboozling Beau with Tracie Morrissey

    The Bamboozling Beau with Tracie Morrissey

    What's poppin, con-gregation? Tracie Morrissey joins us to discuss a man caught defrauding 35 of his "girlfriends" in Japan. Also, a former senior advisor in the federal government is accused of stealing from New York City public schools. Stay schemin!

    Research by Sharilyn Vera. 

    SOURCES 

    https://www.mbs.jp/news/

    https://www.vice.com/en/article/dyv8xk/japanese-man-arrested-35-girlfriends-fake-birthday

    https://japantoday.com/category/crime/man-arrested-for-defrauding-his-35-girlfriends

    https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/27/us/seth-andrew-fraud-money-laundering-charter-school.html

    • 50 min
    The Fake Aretha Franklin with Yvonne Orji

    The Fake Aretha Franklin with Yvonne Orji

    What's poppin, con-gregation?  Yvonne Orji joins us to discuss the Aretha Franklin impostor who found herself performing as the Quasi Queen of Soul.  Plus, a woman is finally arrested after twenty-two attempts to sneak on flights. Stay schemin!

     

    Research by Sharilyn Vera. 

    SOURCES

    https://www.smithsonianmag.com/arts-culture/counterfeit-queen-soul-180969340/

    https://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2020/04/the-bizarre-story-of-the-imitation-queen-of-soul/

    https://www.sfgate.com/travel/article/Woman-with-history-of-airliner-stowaways-arrested-16033015.php

    • 46 min
    The Poisonous Beauty Product Peddler with Alaska Thunderfuck

    The Poisonous Beauty Product Peddler with Alaska Thunderfuck

    What's poppin, con-gregation? Alaska Thunderfuck joins us to discuss a Victorian era beauty influencer who peddled deadly beauty products. Plus, a bride and groom plan a wedding at a venue they don't own or rent because the Lord said so. Stay schemin!

    Research by Sharilyn Vera. 

    Sources: 

    https://apnews.com/article/bride-groom-crashers-illegal-wedding-130c7270d0d206f61e08f1b197779815

    https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/who-was-madame-rachel-scam

    https://www.express.co.uk/expressyourself/170084/Victorian-con-artist-Madame-Rachel-Fortune-from-fake-beauty-products

    • 51 min
    The Real Housewives of Scams, Shams and Fraud with Anna Hossnieh

    The Real Housewives of Scams, Shams and Fraud with Anna Hossnieh

    What's poppin, con-gregation? Anna Hossnieh joins us to talk about the arrest of Jen Shah, a The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City cast member accused of money laundering. Plus, a thieving travel agent who promises Hawaiian dream getaways that turn into vacation nightmares.  Stay schemin!

     

    Research by Sharilyn Vera. 

    Resources: 

    https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2021/04/after-jen-shahs-arrest-how-can-we-keep-enjoying-real-housewives

    https://nypost.com/2021/03/31/jen-shahs-infamous-shah-ski-chalet-may-be-a-fraud-too/

    https://www.travelpulse.com/news/impacting-travel/woman-scams-travelers-out-of-hundreds-of-thousands.html

    http://www.thepostgame.com/features/201202/utahs-sharrieff-shah-goes-reporter-coach 

    https://www.womenshealthmag.com/life/a34620733/jen-shah-husband-sharrieff/

    • 1 hr 11 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
4.1K Ratings

4.1K Ratings

TxGuerrero ,

Confidence Huney

I wish I could have the level of confidence Laci has when she thinks she sounds good speaking Spanish. Keep rolling your R’s gurl.

amescreg ,

Fantastic!

Thank you!

k245jz ,

You Make Grifting Fun

This podcast makes me want to answer the 800 “Spam Risk” calls I get a day just so that I can speak with the scam artists on the cutting edge of their craft myself… but thanks to Laci I don’t have to 🙏🙌

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