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Scam Goddess

Earwolf

“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!”

“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!”

Location:

United States

Networks:

Earwolf

Description:

“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!”

Language:

English


Episodes

The Curious Case of Benja-Scam Button w/ Josh Brekhus

9/27/2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Josh Brekhus joins the show to discuss, Frédéric Bourdin a serial imposter who took on about 500 identities, convincing many that he was a school age runaway well into his adulthood. Plus, 19-year-old chess Grandmaster Hans Niemann is accused of cheating with vibrating anal beads. Stay...

Duration:01:18:06

The Fake Fossil Finder w/ Adam Conover

9/20/2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Adam Conover joins the show to discuss amateur British archeologist Charles Dawson, who committed one the greatest frauds in all of archaeological history. Plus, “Yellowstone” actress Q’orianka Kilcher, has been charged with two felony counts of workers’ compensation fraud. Stay...

Duration:00:57:33

See Ya Money Disappear as a F.A.P (Fine Art Partners) w/ Chelsea Devantez

9/13/2022
What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, Chelsea Devantez joins us to discuss Inigo Philbrick, a young art dealer who took the fine arts world by storm with a few Ponzi schemes. Plus, an LA rapper who rapped about committing fraud has plead guilty! Stay...

Duration:01:29:05

Re-Release: The Shaun King Episode Pt. 1 w/ Ashley Ray-Harris

9/6/2022
What’s poppin’, con-gregation? It’s the re-release you all have been asking for, the Shaun King episode part one with Ashley Ray-Harris. You know what episode this is. Buckle up, because we’re talk about a true scamming King. We recently reunited for a part two cause, he’s still at it. Check it out. Stay...

Duration:01:26:18

Social Schemin’ Platform w/ Sydnee Washington

8/30/2022
What’s Poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Sydnee Washington joins the show to discuss how the social media platform Triller launched a series of partnerships to support Black creators only to come up short on paying the content creators. Plus, a French physicist apologizes for passing off a piece of sausage as a star. Stay...

Duration:01:21:59

Bishop Gucci Con Man w/ Sam Sanders

8/23/2022
What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? This week, Sam Sanders joins us to discuss Bishop Lamor Whitehead, who garnered initial sympathy for being robbed during a livestream of his sermon. Now, his integrity is being questioned after past crimes have surfaced. Plus, the TikTok viral Pink Sauce is called out for not being FDA approved. Stay...

Duration:01:10:51

Fraud Family Values w/ Josie Totah, Alycia Pascual-Peña & Yasmine Hamady

8/16/2022
This week, actresses Josie Totah, Alycia Pascual-Peña & Yasmine Hamady join the show to discuss Richard Ayvazyan and Marietta Terabelian, the leaders of a family fraud ring that collected $18 million in pandemic relief for 151 sham businesses. Plus, a load of jewelry and gems were stolen from a Brink’s truck at a truck stop along the I-5. Stay...

Duration:01:16:22

Queen Coin w/ Amy Aniobi & Grace Edwards

8/9/2022
What’s poppin’ con- gregation? This week we got Amy Aniobi & Grace Edwards discussing Dr. Ruja Ignatova, the once famed crypto genius known for her new currency, OneCoin, who ended up stealing nearly $4 billion before disappearing in 2017. Plus, a woman has been writing fake Russian history on Wikipedia for over ten years. Stay...

Duration:01:21:02

Smells Like Teen Swindling w/ Demi Adejuyigbe

8/2/2022
What’s poppin’ congregation? This week, Demi Adejuyigbe joins us to discuss Kane Gamble, a 15 year-old who wreaked havoc on several US government officials sometimes with just his phone. Plus, the Orlando Museum of Art is under fire after displaying 25 fake Jean-Michel Basquiat paintings. Stay...

Duration:01:08:46

Fraud van Gogh. w/ Jonathan Van Ness

7/26/2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? Jonathan Van Ness joins us to discuss how Margaret Keane didn’t know that her husband, Walter Keane was taking credit for her famous “Big Eyed” children paintings popularized during the 1950s and 60s. Plus, find out how one woman found a stack of 70 Chase bank credit cards in her mailbox. Stay...

Duration:00:53:19

Scamuel L. Jackson: Shaun King Part 2 w/ Ashley Ray

7/19/2022
What’s Poppin’ Con-gregation? Ashley Ray joins the show to dissect how so called “civil rights activist,” writer, and company founder Jeffrey Shaun King is still out here scamming. Also, a worker in Chile accidentally got paid 286 times his salary. Stay...

Duration:01:40:14

The Cunning Clairvoyant w/ Eric Mosley

7/12/2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, we got Eric Mosley discussing how a psychic conned Vera Pratt, a well-traveled heiress, out of her inheritance under the guise of curing her of demons. Plus, one wife of former California State Senator is in hot water after a Bay Area news organization discovered she plagiarized her book from Wikipedia. Stay...

Duration:01:12:04

The Swindling Scribe of Grey’s Anatomy w/ Priscilla Davies

7/5/2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? We got Priscilla Davies joining us to discuss Elisabeth Finch, a former TV script writer who allegedly lied about her health status and used other people’s trauma to write story lines in Grey’s Anatomy. Plus, a retired Atlanta Police Sargent says that a con man used his business, to defraud a DeKalb County church out of tens of thousands of dollars. Stay...

Duration:01:11:23

The Rogue Runner of Princeton w/ Nimesh Patel

6/28/2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week we have comedian Nimesh Patel on to discuss James Hogue, named one of Time’s Top 10 Imposters, this runner turned bike thief fooled an Ivy League school into thinking he was a student but was really a 31 year old con man. Plus, the Red Power Ranger has been arrested by the FBI because of COVID fraud. Stay...

Duration:01:01:58

It’s the Freedom for Me! w/ Kevin Fredericks aka KevOnStage

6/21/2022
What’s Poppin’ Congregation? This week, we have comedian Kevin Fredericks to discuss the baddest bitches of pirating to have ever sailed the ocean blue, Anne Bonny and Mary Read. Plus, a family of scammers from Queens, New York, who stole a house from a dead man in 2010 are finally caught. Stay Schemin’! Research by Kaelyn...

Duration:01:05:00

The Queen of Cons w/ Miranda Cosgrove & Nathan Kress

6/14/2022
What’s poppin con-gregration? It’s the iCarly, Scam Goddess crossover we’ve all been waiting for! We got Miranda Cosgrove and Nathan Kress discussing Cassie Chadwick, who at the turn of the 20th century became one of the US’ foremost accomplished fraudsters. Plus, a Florida man is charged with 114 counts of various fraud, after he was caught in an alleged decades-long scheme to defraud Florida State’s Division of Unclaimed Property. Stay Schemin’! Research by Kaelyn...

Duration:01:30:58

The Best Basic Olympian w/ Sara Levine and Danny Murphy

6/7/2022
What’s poppin’ congregation? This week, we have the hosts of Not Another True Crime Podcast, Sara Levine & Danny Murphy to discuss Elizabeth Swaney, who proudly made it to the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Games, without doing a single trick in her sport. Plus, the FDA demands Alex Jones stop advertising questionable dietary supplements as coronavirus treatments, threatening legal action if he doesn’t. Stay Schemin! Research by Kaelyn...

Duration:01:38:49

The Deceitful Disappearing Act w/ Tahir Moore

5/31/2022
What’s poppin’ congregation? This week, Tahir Moore returns to the show to discuss John Darwin, a British man who faked his death and disappearance to avoid a mountain of debt. Plus, a home in Virginia was put on the market with an occupant still living in the basement. Stay Schemin’! Research by Kaelyn...

Duration:01:07:21

The Queen Sheep Herder of New Zealand w/ Lady Bunny & Monét X Change

5/24/2022
What’s poppin’ congregation? This week, we have Lady Bunny and Monét X Change discussing Amy Bock, a 20th century con woman who famously disguised herself as a wealthy sheep farmer convincing another woman to marry her. Plus, Goldman Sachs and Ozy Media try to work out their business relationship after someone impersonated an executive during a conference call. Stay Schemin’! Research by Kaelyn...

Duration:01:06:37

BCE: Big Crime Energy w/ Jordan Carlos

5/17/2022
What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Jordan Carlos joins us to discuss how during the 1970’s the FBI hired Mel Weinberg, a career conman to tackle some of Washington’s biggest politicians. This story inspired the movie American Hustle. Plus, Late Night Talk Show Host John Oliver is scamming the scammers…Congress that is. Stay schemin’! Research by Kaelyn...

Duration:01:29:57