Episode 12: The Revenger
December 8, 2019
Bonus: The Promotion
January 4, 2020
SEASON 03 // EPISODE 13
THE SULTAN

Anthony Gignac / Coingate

A lifelong con artist impersonates a Saudi Arabian prince to live a life of luxury.

Prelude: Thomas Noe manages the State of Ohio's $50 million rare coin investment.


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Performed by Trevor Howard (The Lungs )


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A lifelong con artist impersonates a Saudi Arabian prince to live a life of luxury. // Prelude: Thomas Noe manages the State of Ohio’s $50 million rare coin investment.