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The Perfect Scam

The Perfect Scam

25 Episodes By AARP www.aarp.org/podcasts/the-perfec...
AARP’s weekly podcast The Perfect ScamSM tells the stories of people who find themselves the target of a scam. Host Bob Sullivan introduces listeners to those who have experienced scams firsthand, as well as professional con artists and leading experts who pull back the curtain on how scammers opera ...more
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Trailer: The Perfect Scam Presents: A Special Report on The Texas Elder Murders
The Perfect Scam returns on December 2nd with a spec... more
Nov 25 2022 1m
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Woman’s Inheritance Wiped Out in Crypto-Dating Scam
After 25-year-old Niki Hutchinson loses her mother, ... more
Nov 4 2022 56m
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The Virtual Kidnapping of a Gymnast
When Sheratan Johnson receives a call from an unknow... more
Oct 28 2022 34m
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Why Gift Cards Are Gold Mines for Scammers, Part 2
In Part 2 of this special report, we look further in... more
Oct 21 2022 46m
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Why Gift Cards Are Gold Mines for Scammers, Part 1
Many people see the colorful racks of plastic gift c... more
Oct 14 2022 36m
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Recent MBA Wakes Up From Dream Work-From-Home Job
Remote work, which was a necessity for many during t... more
Oct 7 2022 52m
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Bonus: Don’t Answer That! Why Robocalls Are Still Big Business
Phone scams are about as old as the telephone itself... more
Sep 16 2022 30m
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Star-Studded Wedding Becomes Bride’s Worst Nightmare, Part 2
Devastated to learn that her fiancé, celebrity surge... more
Sep 9 2022 43m
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Star-Studded Wedding Becomes Bride’s Worst Nightmare, Part 1
Journalist Benita Alexander is swept off her feet by... more
Sep 2 2022 43m
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Computer Lockout Leads to Loss in Life Savings, Part 2
In Part 2, after Tom and Dianne’s computer and bank ... more
Aug 26 2022 43m
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Computer Lockout Leads to Loss in Life Savings, Part 1
For many, computers have been the connection to the ... more
Aug 19 2022 24m
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Dying to Be Ill Part 2: GoFundMe Scam Targets Dart Community
In Part 2, Darlene Asher, as the head of her local d... more
Aug 12 2022 43m
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Dying to Be Ill Part 1: GoFundMe Scam Targets Dart Community
Darlene Asher is the head of her local Minnesota dar... more
Aug 5 2022 26m
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Crypto Criminals Part 2: Experts Explain
In the second part of our special report, Bob sits d... more
Jul 29 2022 50m
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Crypto Criminals Part 1: A LinkedIn Connection Gone Wrong
The first part of our special report delves into one... more
Jul 22 2022 34m
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Zelle Scam Threatens Baker’s Dream Business, Part 2
When a scammer posing as a Bank of America employee ... more
Jul 15 2022 30m
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Zelle Scam Threatens Baker’s Dream Business, Part 1
After many years in the corporate world, Lura decide... more
Jul 1 2022 24m
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Inside the World of a Scam-Busting YouTuber
With over 2 million subscribers, Scammer Payback cap... more
Jun 24 2022 50m
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BONUS: Scams, Magic and the Art of Deception With Alexis Conran
In this bonus episode, host Bob Sullivan welcomes sp... more
Apr 29 2022 30m
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Scammers Target Brain Cancer Patient, Part 2
Matthew, a one-time wealthy investment star, has a r... more
Apr 22 2022 24m
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Scammers Target Brain Cancer Patient, Part 1
Matthew, a successful Chicago investment analyst, is... more
Apr 15 2022 25m
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Radio Host Gives Scam Advice While Stealing Millions, Part 2
When investigators from the FBI and the Securities a... more
Apr 8 2022 48m
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Radio Host Gives Scam Advice While Stealing Millions, Part 1
On his Saturday-morning radio show, Daryl Bank advis... more
Apr 1 2022 34m
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I Borrowed Money for the Russian Mob, Part 3
When Therin Miller walks into the FBI office to thro... more
Mar 25 2022 44m
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I Borrowed Money for the Russian Mob, Part 2
Therin Miller’s exciting new business venture with h... more
Mar 18 2022 33m
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