Internal Audit- Reed Slatkin and the Scientology Scam
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4d ago
This week we discuss one of the newest entrants into the world of organized religion, the Church of Scientology. We talk a little about its backstory and then about one of its members that made millions of dollars in the dotcom bubble and invested money for many of his "friends" in the Church including a few famous names. The only issue is that the entire 15-year investment club was nothing but a Ponzi scheme and Reed Slatkin, not for lack of trying, was a terrible liar ..read more
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A Comedy of Bank Errors- FTX
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2w ago
This week we discuss one of the hottest topics in the news right now as we detail the rise of Sam Bankman-Fried,  a dork who gained popularity and a billion dollars on his way to creating one of the most recognized companies in the crypto market. His ascent has been coupled with a quick fall into ruin that has drawn comparisons to some of the biggest corporate failings in American history. All that and a pegging joke in this weeks episode. Also for video viewers, I lost the audio to the intro for this week and had to re-record it so there is no video in that section, but it comes back ..read more
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Scandal Smackdown- Vince McMahon
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by White Collars, Red Hands
3w ago
Hey there brotherrrr, welcome to the world of the Dubya Dubya Eee, a favorite pass time for rednecks and nerds alike. The world of professional wrestling didn't start with all the momentum that launched it into the living rooms of people across the nation and eventually across the world however, it was methodically built by one man: Vince McMahon. Is he a shining beacon of heroism? No. This week we sit down and discuss just a few of the many scandals that have come during the reign of Vince McMahon including his newest which may see him lose everything ..read more
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Problematic Immunity- Small Claims Court
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1M ago
With Nina out of the picture due to the 'Rona, this week Kishan sits down on short notice to share the story of a few companies' attempts to overstate the immunity boost given by their products. After we discuss how cornflakes were made to keep you from touching yourself... kinda ..read more
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Diggin' Up Bones- Mike Mastromarino
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1M ago
Welcome to season 10 and the 100th episode of White Collars, Red Hands! This week we talk about Mike Mastromarino, a disgraced dental surgeon who became a millionaire by stealing the body parts of the newly deceased all across New Jersey. Buckle up its a disturbing one ..read more
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Skeletons and Screwjobs- HH Holmes
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by White Collars, Red Hands
2M ago
This week is the season 9 Finale! As always we return to the wealthy who commit murder and this season we discuss another Chicago based killer who often gains the title of the first American serial killer. Between a couple of rants, we tell you the story of his life, and a little about what went down at his supposed "Murder Castle" in Englewood, Chicago ..read more
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Show Boatin' - Livent
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by White Collars, Red Hands
2M ago
This week we get to discuss something we actually have experience in: Musical Theater! Join us on the story of Livent, the Canadian based musical production company that garnered 61 Tony nominations before shuttering their doors due to a huge accounting scandal, also join us for a few excerpts of the Canadian Phantom of the Opera premiere ..read more
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Passing Bank Notes- The Mississippi Bubble
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by White Collars, Red Hands
2M ago
In today's episode we discuss the interesting and at times unbelievable tale of the Scottish economist John Law, and how through one of the first uses of paper currency he helped bring a country to its knees. Join us as we discuss tulips, NFT's, and bank notes in this tale of speculative bubbles ..read more
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Quarter Horses and $50 Million- Rita Crundwell
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by White Collars, Red Hands
3M ago
This week we take a trip to Dixon, Illinois and only immediately offend a few of the people who live there as we discuss one of the previous town treasurers Rita Crundwell, who is now infamous for engineering the largest municipal fraud in US history. Join us on a dark chapter in the history of the birthplace of Ronald Reagan and a very interesting name for a minor league baseball team ..read more
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"Con" Federations- FIFA
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3M ago
This week we sit down to discuss the 2015 FIFA corruption indictment, the backstory on the organization and the lead up to the indictment and a bit about what is happened since then. On top of that we also discuss Harry Potter and Star Wars which is weird, but we found a way to cram it in ..read more
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