Why Everyone’s Talking About The Tinder Swindler

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Why Everyone’s Talking About The Tinder Swindler

It seems everyone is talking about Netflix's The Tinder Swindler right now. Before that, it was The Puppet Master and Inventing Anna. Before them it was Dirty John and Who The Hell Is Hamish, TV shows and podcasts about con men and women are everywhere. 

When we hear about the elaborate schemes con artists use to scam money from innocent victims, we all wonder how the hell they pull it off and how do people actually fall for it.

In this episode we speak to someone who fell victim to a con master; the tricks he used and the damage left in his wake.

 

CREDITS 

Host: Claire Murphy

With thanks to: 

Stephanie Wood: author of the book Fake: A Startling True Story of Love in a World of Liars, Cheats, Narcissists, Fantasists and Phonies

Stephanie will be featured in an upcoming episode of ABC Australian Story on March 7

 

Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Producer: Kally Borg

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

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