SEASON 01 // EPISODE 15
THE GIGOLO

Chicago's Most Famous Unsolved Crime

A smooth-talking con man who preys on wealthy widows and divorcees becomes the prime suspect in the disappearance of Helen Brach, a multimillionaire candy heiress.

Prelude: Horse owners summon "The Sandman" to assist them in recovering a portion of their investments.


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White-collar crime is a worldwide epidemic.

 

Swindled is a podcast that utilizes narrative storytelling, archival audio, and immersive soundscapes to tell true stories of white-collar crime and corporate greed.

Backed by the haunting sounds of ambient music artist Ethan Helfrich (Rest You Sleeping Giant), the anonymous host, using “A Concerned Citizen” as his moniker, recounts tales of real life, financially motivated crimes including embezzlements, frauds, con artists, Ponzi schemes, environmental disasters, corporate negligence, and more.

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