June 30, 2022

From Anna Delvey to Elizabeth Holmes and the Tinder Swindler, we’re endlessly fascinated by the stories of people who aren’t who they say they are. Scam culture is rife, and while it’s incredibly frightening and dangerous, it’s equally as enthralling. How do people get sucked into these scams? And what is it about the scammers that makes them so enticing? 

Several podcasts have attempted to answer these questions, by re-telling the stories of infamous (and not so infamous) scammers who lied, cheated and stole from innocent people. Hoodwinked, bamboozled, swindled — whatever you want to call it, there’s a story out there to appeal to your curious interests. 

Below, 12 of the most interesting scam podcasts available to stream right now, for your next fix of fraudulence. 

Sweet Bobby

Kirat is a radio presenter who meets a charming cardiologist named Bobby. She thinks she’s found the perfect match, but she’s actually become entangled with one of the world’s most dangerous catfishers. Before she knows it, she’s wrapped up in a complex scam that spans the course of eight years and involves up to 60 people (none of whom were real). Sweet Bobby explores the idea of victim-blaming, cyber-crime and above all else —…

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