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Con Artists

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Con Artists
Con Artists

Con Artists

Parcast Network

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4.3K
Plays
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You trust them with your life. They seem like a friend. Family, even. Anyone can fall victim to a con, and many have. What type of person intentionally tries to deceive, manipulate and eventually destroy someone with their web of lies? This Parcast Original peeks behind the masks of the most notorious Con Artists, and explores how far someone will go in order to gain money, power, and respect. New episodes are released every Wednesday.

Latest Episodes

Christian Gerhartsreiter Pt. 1: “The Unknown Rockefeller”

Born in Germany in the 1960s, Christian Gerhartsreiter had dreams of going to America...conning his way when necessary to get there. He would assume a number of identities, including an exchange student and a long-lost relative of European nobility. But his greatest deception was yet to come.

50 MIN2 d ago
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Christian Gerhartsreiter Pt. 1: “The Unknown Rockefeller”

Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer

On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.

14 MIN1 w ago
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Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer

Jeanne de Saint-Rémy Pt. 2: Comtesse de la Motte

18th Century France—con artist Jeanne de la Motte hoodwinks the royals, ultimately contributing to the fall of the monarchy.

54 MIN1 w ago
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Jeanne de Saint-Rémy Pt. 2: Comtesse de la Motte

Jeanne de Saint-Rémy Pt. 1: Comtesse de la Motte

Jeanne de la Motte was an 18th-century French confidence artist. She eventually hoodwinked the members of the royal family in such a dramatic fashion, it ultimately contributed to the fall of the monarchy, and hastened the French Revolution.

47 MIN2 w ago
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Jeanne de Saint-Rémy Pt. 1: Comtesse de la Motte

Sante Kimes Pt. 2: Escalation

In 1998, Sante and Kenny Kimes started a spree of crimes by stealing a green Lincoln Town Car. Before the summer was over, they'd escalated to fraud, kidnapping, and murder.

51 MIN3 w ago
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Sante Kimes Pt. 2: Escalation

Sante Kimes Pt. 1: Mother and Son

Sante ran cons for the majority of her life and involved both her husband, Kenneth Kimes, Sr., and their son, Kenny, in her elaborate plots. She made them accomplices to fraud, arson, human trafficking, and murder.

51 MINSEP 18
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Sante Kimes Pt. 1: Mother and Son

Introducing: SPORTS CRIMINALS, a new Parcast Original!

In our new show SPORTS CRIMINALS, we break down the crimes and careers of the most controversial sports figures in history. From kidnapping and murder to widespread corruption scandals, we give you the play by play of what lurks in the shadows of the sports world. New episodes come out every Thursday! In this clip we introduce the incredible rise and precipitous fall of Oscar Pistorius, who captured the attention of the world by participating in the 2012 Olympic games as a double-leg amputee. To finish this episode, subscribe to SPORTS CRIMINALS on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!

23 MINSEP 17
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Introducing: SPORTS CRIMINALS, a new Parcast Original!

Jordan Belfort Pt. 2: Wolf In A Cage

Tremendous wealth fueled an incredibly lavish lifestyle, filled with luxury goods and debauchery. However, the glitz and glamour was supported by a web of lies. Within five years of its founding, both the SEC and the FBI were investigating Stratton Oakmont’s activities. Jordan Belfort’s dream life was coming apart at the seams.

47 MINSEP 11
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Jordan Belfort Pt. 2: Wolf In A Cage

Jordan Belfort Pt. 1: The Wolf of Wall Street

On Jordan Belfort’s first day as a Wall Street Stockbroker, in October 1987, the market crashed over 500 points. A month later, he was out of a job. Down, out, and completely broke, the soon to be Wolf of Wall Street reinvented himself as a penny stockbroker, and devised a scam so simple – so ingenious – he was soon earning almost $1 million a week.

49 MINSEP 4
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Jordan Belfort Pt. 1: The Wolf of Wall Street

Anna Anderson Pt. 2: Princess Imposter

By 1925, 28-year-old Franziska Schanzkowsky had forged a new life for herself posing as the long lost Russian monarch, Anastasia Romanov. For decades she would bounce from the palaces and mansions of her wealthy supporters across Europes and America, honing her skills as a master manipulator. But when a series of events threatens to unmask her, Franziska will go to great lengths to maintain her con at any cost. Parcasters - Watergate forever changed the way Americans look at the presidency, but could there be more to the story? Find out today on Conspiracy Theories! Subscribe to Conspiracy Theories on Spotify to listen now!

51 MINAUG 28
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Anna Anderson Pt. 2: Princess Imposter

Latest Episodes

Christian Gerhartsreiter Pt. 1: “The Unknown Rockefeller”

Born in Germany in the 1960s, Christian Gerhartsreiter had dreams of going to America...conning his way when necessary to get there. He would assume a number of identities, including an exchange student and a long-lost relative of European nobility. But his greatest deception was yet to come.

50 MIN2 d ago
Comments
Christian Gerhartsreiter Pt. 1: “The Unknown Rockefeller”

Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer

On this day in 1969, the Zodiac Killer’s last confirmed victim was shot and killed.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Bonus: Today In True Crime - Zodiac Killer

Jeanne de Saint-Rémy Pt. 2: Comtesse de la Motte

18th Century France—con artist Jeanne de la Motte hoodwinks the royals, ultimately contributing to the fall of the monarchy.

54 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Jeanne de Saint-Rémy Pt. 2: Comtesse de la Motte

Jeanne de Saint-Rémy Pt. 1: Comtesse de la Motte

Jeanne de la Motte was an 18th-century French confidence artist. She eventually hoodwinked the members of the royal family in such a dramatic fashion, it ultimately contributed to the fall of the monarchy, and hastened the French Revolution.

47 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Jeanne de Saint-Rémy Pt. 1: Comtesse de la Motte

Sante Kimes Pt. 2: Escalation

In 1998, Sante and Kenny Kimes started a spree of crimes by stealing a green Lincoln Town Car. Before the summer was over, they'd escalated to fraud, kidnapping, and murder.

51 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Sante Kimes Pt. 2: Escalation

Sante Kimes Pt. 1: Mother and Son

Sante ran cons for the majority of her life and involved both her husband, Kenneth Kimes, Sr., and their son, Kenny, in her elaborate plots. She made them accomplices to fraud, arson, human trafficking, and murder.

51 MINSEP 18
Comments
Sante Kimes Pt. 1: Mother and Son

Introducing: SPORTS CRIMINALS, a new Parcast Original!

In our new show SPORTS CRIMINALS, we break down the crimes and careers of the most controversial sports figures in history. From kidnapping and murder to widespread corruption scandals, we give you the play by play of what lurks in the shadows of the sports world. New episodes come out every Thursday! In this clip we introduce the incredible rise and precipitous fall of Oscar Pistorius, who captured the attention of the world by participating in the 2012 Olympic games as a double-leg amputee. To finish this episode, subscribe to SPORTS CRIMINALS on Spotify, or wherever you listen to podcasts!

23 MINSEP 17
Comments
Introducing: SPORTS CRIMINALS, a new Parcast Original!

Jordan Belfort Pt. 2: Wolf In A Cage

Tremendous wealth fueled an incredibly lavish lifestyle, filled with luxury goods and debauchery. However, the glitz and glamour was supported by a web of lies. Within five years of its founding, both the SEC and the FBI were investigating Stratton Oakmont’s activities. Jordan Belfort’s dream life was coming apart at the seams.

47 MINSEP 11
Comments
Jordan Belfort Pt. 2: Wolf In A Cage

Jordan Belfort Pt. 1: The Wolf of Wall Street

On Jordan Belfort’s first day as a Wall Street Stockbroker, in October 1987, the market crashed over 500 points. A month later, he was out of a job. Down, out, and completely broke, the soon to be Wolf of Wall Street reinvented himself as a penny stockbroker, and devised a scam so simple – so ingenious – he was soon earning almost $1 million a week.

49 MINSEP 4
Comments
Jordan Belfort Pt. 1: The Wolf of Wall Street

Anna Anderson Pt. 2: Princess Imposter

By 1925, 28-year-old Franziska Schanzkowsky had forged a new life for herself posing as the long lost Russian monarch, Anastasia Romanov. For decades she would bounce from the palaces and mansions of her wealthy supporters across Europes and America, honing her skills as a master manipulator. But when a series of events threatens to unmask her, Franziska will go to great lengths to maintain her con at any cost. Parcasters - Watergate forever changed the way Americans look at the presidency, but could there be more to the story? Find out today on Conspiracy Theories! Subscribe to Conspiracy Theories on Spotify to listen now!

51 MINAUG 28
Comments
Anna Anderson Pt. 2: Princess Imposter