12 episodes

He was born Hamish Watson, a surfie dude from Sydney - but he could morph into whatever you needed him to be. Hamish is due to be sentenced to jail in early 2019 for swindling a handful of victims out of more than $7m. But these crimes are just the final pages in a resume too thick to staple; for decades he's duped victims in the US, Canada, Britain, Hong Kong and Australia. How did he do it? How did he evade authorities around the world for so long and what's he done with all those tens of millions of dollars he stole?

Who the Hell is Hamish? The Australian

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He was born Hamish Watson, a surfie dude from Sydney - but he could morph into whatever you needed him to be. Hamish is due to be sentenced to jail in early 2019 for swindling a handful of victims out of more than $7m. But these crimes are just the final pages in a resume too thick to staple; for decades he's duped victims in the US, Canada, Britain, Hong Kong and Australia. How did he do it? How did he evade authorities around the world for so long and what's he done with all those tens of millions of dollars he stole?

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

Laukelmomof3 ,

Super interesting

Well done and such insight into people - sociopath and otherwise.

AnthonyTrask3 ,

Worried about Jane

I am enjoying this podcast and only have one episode to go.
However, I am very concerned about the portrayal of “Jane.” I am very concerned for Jane’s view of what she “did.”
Jane is 100% a victim of Hamish, if not a victim of the worst kind. She was an underaged “child” who was sexually, emotionally, and financially taken advantage of by a much older adult man.
Jane was literally sex-trafficked.
Jane did not have the capacity to make true “conscious” choices, as she says, in the circumstances she was in.
I’m not sure what Australian law is, or what the age of “consent” is, but Hamish should be charged of this crime he committed against this girl.
I’m disappointed that your show didn’t raise more flags and more disgust over this relationship.
I hope and pray that Jane gets the deep therapy she needs.

Risa Ann ,

Five star content, one star editing

This podcast was riveting. Fascinating subject, excellent interviews, sooooo compelling. What was difficult was the wet mouth noises/drinking/swallowing sounds REPEATEDLY, especially on the bonus episode. 🤢😬🤢😬🤢

Those sounds have no business being so LOUD and in my ears. Were I sitting next to the person, I would not hear them with such crystal clarity. Please editors, take heed.

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