Scam Goddess

By Earwolf & Laci Mosley

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Scammy
 Nov 13, 2019
love it so much

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 Oct 22, 2019
She's hilarious

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“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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The Long Island Long Con with Jon Gabrus
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How you livin' Congregation! Ya girl is back uncovering a legendary Long Island scam with our good friend Jon Gabrus! (The Gino Lambardo Show) We bilking coins and talking Harold Adamo y'all!  

 

 

 

This episode is brought to you by Buffy Comforters (www.buffy.co code: SCAM), Atlas Coffee Club (www.atlascoffeeclub.com/scam), and Upstart (www.upstart.com/goddess).

Dec 10, 2019
The Nigerian Ne'er-do-well with Jonathan Braylock
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What's good Con-gregation! Thanks to you Scam Goddess is catching that SHINE, scamming our way into Spotify Pick of the Year! What better to celebrate than with our hilarious friend Jonathan Braylock (Astronomy Club on Netflix December 6th!) as we uncover a legend from the birthplace of fraud, Nigeria's own Emmanuel Nwude!

 

 

Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

 

SOURCES: 

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmanuel_Nwude

https://www.bosshunting.com.au/hustle/nigerian-fake-airport-scam 

https://www.unilad.co.uk/life/nigerian-scammer-sold-fake-airport-for-242-million-to-international-bank/

https://www.flyertalk.com/articles/nigerian-scammer-sold-fake-airport-to-international-bank.html

https://www.ladbible.com/community/interesting-emmanuel-nwude-carried-out-the-biggest-scam-in-nigeria-20180825

 

This episode is brought to you by Pretty Litter (www.prettylitter.com code: SCAM) and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/scam).

Dec 03, 2019
The Big Blood Flim-Flam with Andrew Ti
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We back at it, Con-gregation! This is Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci welcomes comedy’s #1 sleepy boy Andrew Ti (Mix-ish, Yo, Is This Racist?) to cover one of Silicon Valley’s finest, Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO of the now defunct Theranos.


Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

Sources: 

https://www.businessinsider.com/theranos-founder-ceo-elizabeth-holmes-life-story-bio-2018-4#theranoss-business-model-was-based-around-the-idea-that-it-could-run-blood-tests-using-proprietary-technology-that-required-only-a-finger-pinprick-and-a-small-amount-of-blood-holmes-said-the-tests-would-be-able-to-detect-medical-conditions-like-cancer-and-high-cholesterol-13 

https://www.thecut.com/2019/03/why-doesnt-elizabeth-holmes-blink-theranos.html 

https://www.thedailybeast.com/hbos-the-inventor-how-theranos-elizabeth-holmes-pulled-off-the-scam-of-the-century

This episode is brought to you by Atlas Coffee Club (www.atlascoffeeclub.com/scam).

Nov 26, 2019
The Marijuana Manipulator with James Mastraieni
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We back at it, Con-gregation! This is Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci kicks back with comedian, writer, and podcaster James Mastraieni (Too Effin’ High, Florida Girls) to talk the curious case of the Instagram marijuana fraudster who dupes would be customers into buying weed that will never appear.


Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

Sources: 

https://help.instagram.com/789164081427334?helpref=related 

https://www.reddit.com/r/trees/comments/1ygw9k/a_warning_to_those_thinking_of_buying_trees/

https://hightimes.com/news/weed-scams-trending-instagram-people-falling-for-them/

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/11/us/cannabis-planted-vermont-statehouse-trnd/index.html

 

This episode is brought to you by Atlas Coffee Club (www.atlascoffeeclub.com/scam).

Nov 19, 2019
The Airbnb Bamboozler with Lamar Woods
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What’s gucci, Con-gregation? Welcome back to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci kicks it with writer, comedian Lamar Woods (It’s a Party, Single Parents) to talk the Airbnb scam & the writer who went from victim to vindicator   who undercovered all of it. 


Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

Sources: 

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/43k7z3/nationwide-fake-host-scam-on-airbnb?utm_source=vicetwitterus&utm_source=Iterable&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=campaign_858978

 

 

This episode is brought to you by Simple Health (www.simplehealth.com/SCAM) and Upstart (www.upstart.com/goddess).

Nov 12, 2019
The Ukrainan Adoption Switcheroo with Jacquis Neal
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How we living, Con-gregation? Welcome back to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci chops it up with actor, comedian, & podcaster Jacquis Neal (Culture Kings, UCB). Together they discuss the curious case of the family who adopted a 9 year old Ukrianian orphan who might have secretly been a 22 year old adult.  


Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

Sources: 

https://www.thecut.com/2019/10/kristina-barnett-adopted-child-real-life-orphan.html [thecut.com]

https://www.elle.com/culture/celebrities/a29205646/kristine-barnett-natalia-grace-adoption/ [elle.com]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMDBTcYo-ho

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7479061/Mom-claims-Ukrainian-daughter-9-adopted-really-22-year-old-dwarfism.html [dailymail.co.uk]

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7512143/Adoptive-parents-Ukrainian-girl-dwarfism-appear-court.html [dailymail.co.uk]

https://nypost.com/2019/09/23/couple-claims-their-abandoned-child-is-actually-a-scam-artist-with-dwarfism/ [nypost.com]

https://www.wishtv.com/news/crime-watch-8/parents-accused-of-abandoning-adopted-child-in-apartment-mom-says-its-a-scam/ [wishtv.com]

https://www.insider.com/ukrainian-orphan-natalia-barnett-new-family-report-2019-9 [insider.com]

https://www.oxygen.com/crime-time/michael-kristine-barnett-plead-not-guilty-in-ukranian-dwarf-adoption-case [oxygen.com]

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/clarissajanlim/natalia-grace-ukranian-adoption-orphan [buzzfeednews.com]

This episode is brought to you by Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/scam code: SCAM).

Nov 05, 2019
The Death Defying Duper Mark Olmsted with Jamie Loftus
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What’s good, Con-gregation? Welcome back to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci chats with comedian, writer, & podcaster Jamie Loftus (The Bechdel Cast, Robot Chicken). They dive into the many curious cons of Mark Olmsted, a man on the brink of death who became a death certificate forging, credit card stealing, insurance fraudster.


Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

Sources: 

https://www.gq.com/story/the-man-who-wouldnt-die

https://www.newser.com/story/275416/he-thought-hed-die-so-he-began-a-con-he-didnt-die.html

 

 

This episode is brought to you by Pretty Litter (www.prettylitter.com code: SCAM).

Oct 29, 2019
The Wine Whisperer with Betsy Sodaro
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What’s up Con-gregation & welcome back to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci is joined by actress, comedian, & podcaster Betsy Sodaro (We Love Trash, Disjointed) to talk Rudy Kurniawan,  a self-proclaimed "wine expert" and CON-sissuer who’s exploits duped some of high-society’s wealthiest out of millions.

Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

Sources: 

The New Yorker - a True crime documentary about the con that shook the world of wine 

Wikipedia - Rudy Kurniawan

Netflix - Sour Grapes documentary

Riverside student accused of hacking school computer changing grades 

Oct 22, 2019
The Hollywood Hoodwinker with Lauren Lapkus
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Welcome back Con-gregation to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci is joined by actress, director, & podcaster Lauren Lapkus (Between Two Ferns: The Movie, With Special Guest..., Threedom) to cover the Hollywood scam artist/master impressionist who lured unsuspecting professionals halfway around the world before leaving them high and dry.

Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

Sources: 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/features/hunting-con-queen-hollywood-1125932

 

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/fbi-seeks-more-victims-hollywood-con-artist-marvel-executive-targeted-1137712

 

https://www.npr.org/2019/07/17/742818984/the-story-of-a-scam-that-lured-hollywood-professionals-to-indonesia?t=1564239220681

 

https://www.vice.com/en_asia/article/wjvmnn/hollywood-con-queen-indonesia-scam 

 

https://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-49001504 

 

https://caymannewsservice.com/2019/07/status-scammer-guilty/

 

https://www.caymancompass.com/2019/07/10/10-years-for-delilah-who-orchestrated-1-9-million-scam/ 

 

https://caymannewsservice.com/2016/02/scammer-took-20k-in-pr-con/

 

 

This episode is brought to you by Buffy Comforters (www.buffy.co code: SCAM) and Lola (www.mylola.com code: GODDESS).

Oct 15, 2019
The Career Conman Jeremy Wilson with Nicole Byer
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Welcome back Con-gregation to Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! This week Laci is joined by stand up, actress, & podcaster Nicole Byer (Nailed It!, Best Friends Podcast) for a look at the many scams & lives of (fraudulent) “international” guy of grift-stery, Jeremy Wilson.

Research Assistant: Sharilyn Vera

Sources: 

https://www.gq.com/story/the-petty-grifter

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/08/nyregion/jeremy-wilson-con-artist-convicted.html

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/manhattan/fake-army-vet-man-stiff-prison-sentence-nyc-judge-article-1.3148604

This episode is brought to you by Upstart (www.upstart.com/goddess) and Dashlane (www.dashlane.com/scam code: SCAM).

Oct 08, 2019
Scam Heiress Anna Sorokin with Paul F. Tompkins
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What’s up Con-gregation & welcome Scam Goddess, the #1 pod dedicated to all things fraud! In this initial episode comedian, actor, and podcast papi Paul F. Tompkins joins host Laci Mosley for a deep dive into Anna Delvey aka Anna Sorokin the scam heiress; a fake German heiress turned Manhattan socialite who swindled dozens of people out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

 

Research assistant: Sharillyn Vera

 

 

This episode is brought to you by Pretty Litter (www.prettylitter.com code: SCAM).

Oct 01, 2019
Scam Goddess Trailer
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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! Premiering Tuesday, Oct. 1st.

Sep 09, 2019