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.
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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