9 episodes

Kirat is a successful radio presenter. On Facebook she meets Bobby, a handsome cardiologist. He’s a catch. Soon, they get tangled up in a love affair full of lies and manipulation. Then... Kirat discovers a deception of almost unimaginable proportions.
This is Sweet Bobby. A live investigation, in six parts, in search of one of the world's most sophisticated catfishers. You can listen to the full series ad-free and get access to exclusive bonus content by subscribing to Tortoise+ on Apple podcasts or joining Tortoise as a member where you can support the investigation and get tickets to exclusive events. Just visit the Tortoise website and use the code Alexi50 for half price membership.


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    • 4.6 • 2.6K Ratings

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Kirat is a successful radio presenter. On Facebook she meets Bobby, a handsome cardiologist. He’s a catch. Soon, they get tangled up in a love affair full of lies and manipulation. Then... Kirat discovers a deception of almost unimaginable proportions.
This is Sweet Bobby. A live investigation, in six parts, in search of one of the world's most sophisticated catfishers. You can listen to the full series ad-free and get access to exclusive bonus content by subscribing to Tortoise+ on Apple podcasts or joining Tortoise as a member where you can support the investigation and get tickets to exclusive events. Just visit the Tortoise website and use the code Alexi50 for half price membership.


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    1. Sliding doors

    1. Sliding doors

    Kirat is a successful marketer and radio presenter. Online, she’s contacted by a man she vaguely knows called Bobby, and they start chatting. Slowly, they become close… and she’s reeled in to a scam of epic proportions.
    To get early, ad-free access to each Sweet Bobby episode, become a Tortoise member. Just download the app: https://torto.se/3lJbRn7.

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    • 31 min
    2. Witness protection

    2. Witness protection

    Bobby finds his way back into Kirat's life, and their relationship grows closer – with devastating consequences. Meanwhile, Alexi investigates the sophistication of the catfishing scam. 
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    • 41 min
    3. Confession

    3. Confession

    Bobby is now closer than ever – and yet he keeps slipping through Kirat's grasp. After being pushed to breaking point, she makes the life changing decision to confront him – and discovers the truth...
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    • 43 min
    4: Dark triads

    4: Dark triads

    Kirat deals with the fallout from the confession. Alexi’s investigation reveals the startling true beginnings of the scam, as he tries to unravel the catfisher's motivation.
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    • 40 min
    5. (In)justice

    5. (In)justice

    After the confession, Kirat goes to the police. But their reaction to her case isn’t what she’s expecting. Plus: Alexi tries a new approach with the catfisher...
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    • 33 min
    6. Motive

    6. Motive

    Free to listen. In the final episode of Sweet Bobby, Kirat’s case against the catfisher takes an unexpected turn. As Alexi is putting the finishing touches to the series, he gets a phone call that changes everything.
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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.6K Ratings

2.6K Ratings

BridgetShan ,

Amazing

I love this podcast. So much. I wish I could go back and listen to it again for the first time! Can’t wait to hear more on different stories.

Ms. EC ,

Great production- weak story

I am sorry for the incident that this poor woman went through but in terms of a podcast I have to be honest… I only kept listening past episode 3 how this was all going to come together in terms of being interesting. I felt it ends very flat and was not worth the time given to listen to in terms of the story. Good production though!

Tapkap ,

riviting

love this . great story told with compassion and intelligence . not sensationalized .
highly recommend.

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