January 26, 2020

45: The Switch

A cost-cutting decision to switch municipal water sources leads to a public health crisis in Flint, Michigan. // Prelude: The discovery and response to the lead […]
January 12, 2020

44: The Raid

An immigration raid at a kosher slaughterhouse in Postville, Iowa uncovers financial crimes committed by the company’s CEO, Sholom Rubashkin. // Prelude: Thirteen hundred undocumented workers […]
December 22, 2019

43: The Sultan

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 […]
December 8, 2019

42: The Revenger

A middle school dropout embraces his role as “the most hated man on the Internet” after creating a notorious “revenge porn” website called Is Anyone Up. […]
November 23, 2019

41: The GPO Girl

Australia’s “most notorious con woman” adopts multiple aliases to commit crimes around the world. // Prelude: Jerry Joseph leaves Haiti to become a high school basketball […]
November 9, 2019

40: The Mine

A coal mining disaster in Utah places the mine’s owner in the media spotlight. // Prelude: The Sago Mine disaster leads to renewed scrutiny on mine […]
October 26, 2019

39: The Madam

The owner of a Washington D.C. escort agency loses everything after becoming the subject of a federal investigation. // Prelude: Kristin M. Davis, the Manhattan Madam, […]
October 12, 2019

38: The Family Business

A successful trucking company is destroyed after it is inherited by the boss’ greedy son. // Prelude: Hundreds of Falcon Transport employees are blindsided by the […]
September 28, 2019

37: The Survivor

A Spanish woman becomes the president of a survivors group in the aftermath of the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001. // Prelude: Fred […]
September 14, 2019

36: The Fundraiser

A New Jersey couple raises money on GoFundMe to repay a homeless man for his act of kindness. // Prelude: Ginny Irovando Long organizes a fundraiser […]
August 31, 2019

35: The Whistleblower

A chemical technician risks her life to expose corporate misdeeds at a nuclear facility in Oklahoma. // Prelude: Energy mogul Robert S. Kerr becomes the “uncrowned […]
August 17, 2019

34: The Tour

A disastrous European tour reveals that an American rock band manufactured an entire fan base. // Prelude: German R&B duo, Milli Vanilli, are exposed for lip […]
August 3, 2019

33: The Implants

A French breast implant manufacturing company’s method of cutting costs incites a global health scare. // Prelude: Concerns over safety issues related to silicone breast implants […]
July 20, 2019

32: The Match

An international fraudster posing as a wealthy CEO utilizes a popular dating app to scam women out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. // Prelude: Maria […]
July 6, 2019

31: The Socialite

A Russian-born con artist posing as a wealthy German heiress scams businesses and acquaintances in an attempt to develop her own art foundation in New York. […]