BONUS EPISODE #2: Season Finale Highlights & Anecdotes
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
Co-hosts Kareem Tabsch and Joey Daoud revisit some of the most bombastic stories from previous episodes, sharing their own memories of the crimes and some of the tidbits that ended up on the cutting room floor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Cruising to Nowhere: Gus Boulis
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
Greek immigrant Gus Boulis was an American success story. He built a popular fast-food chain throughout South Florida before embarking on his ultimate achievement: a fleet of cruises to nowhere that took happy gamblers out to international waters to place their bets. When government pressure forced Boulis to sell his business what followed was a bewildering story that included wire-fraud, shady DC lobbyists, and the mafia. All culminating in the drive by murder of the business tycoon. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Murderitaville: Tara Rosado & Carlos Ortiz
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
Beautiful sunsets, fresh seafood, and a social scene that revolves around the ocean may be the first things you imagine when you thinks of the Florida Keys, but behind that picture postcard lays a seedy criminal underbelly. As a maritime smuggling route to the mainland, it's not uncommon for bails of drugs to wash up on shore and theres always an enterprising local ready to peddle the illegal find for some fast cash. But in the illegal drug trade, disagreements between business partners don’t get settled in courtrooms- they get sorted out with vicious street justice. See omnystudio.com/listene ..read more
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Supermarket Slayer: Manuel Marin
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
Manuel Marin built a supermarket empire catering to South Florida's growing Hispanic population. The business made him millions but kept him away from home and his family. Feeling isolated in their marriage his wife Jenny found comfort in the arms of another man and a passionate affair ensued. When Miguel caught wind, he was determined to get revenge on his wife's lover in a bizarre crime of passion that includes MMA fighters, former Olympians and a vicious killing in the Florida everglades. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Sex, Death, and Batman: The Novack Murders
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
Born into Miami Beach's famed Fountainbleu Hotel dynasty, Ben Novack Jr. grew up in the lap of luxury wanting for nothing and obsessed with law enforcement and comic books. As an adult, he built his own event-planning empire that made him millions, which he spent on Batman memorabilia, strippers and sex workers. When Ben and his mother wind up dead just three months apart, his former exotic dancer girlfriend turned wife, becomes the prime suspect in a devious tale of sex games, greed and murder. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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High Fashion Murder: Gianni Versace
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
By the 1990's, Gianni Versace was the world's most famous fashion designer and Miami was his home. Despite his immense fame, Versace moved freely throughout the city. When the designer was murdered in cold blood on the steps of his palatial mansion by obsessed fan Andrew Cunanan, what ensued was a global media frenzy, a citywide manhunt and the story of a cross-country murder spree of wealthy gay men that culminated with the fashion moguls slaying. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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BONUS EPISODE #1: Mid-Season Highlights & Anecdotes
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
Co-hosts Kareem Tabsch and Joey Daoud revisit some of the most bombastic stories from previous episodes, sharing their own memories of the crimes and some of the tidbits that ended up on the cutting room floor. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Gym Bro Murderers: The Sun Gym Gang
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
A group of ambitious meatheads devise the ultimate get rich quick plan, kidnapping a millionaire and forcing him to turn everything over to them. They nearly get away with but when greed gets the best of them, things start to go wrong for the dim witted criminals. Soon they turn from just dumb jocks to brutal, cold-blooded killers. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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Killer Cult Leader: Yahweh Ben Yahweh
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
Wearing long white flowing robes, turbans and carrying a wooden staff, Yahweh Ben Yahweh and his followers cut a striking image in Miami's historical black community. Yaheweh garnered admiration for his work revitalizing the inner-city but as his influence and power increased, so did his ambition and disdain for all who stood in his way- converting Yahweh from celebrated community leader to a vicious, murderous cult leader. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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The Causeway Cannibal: Rudy Eugene
Paradise Lost: Crime in Miami
by My Cultura and Sonoro and iHeartPodcasts
1y ago
When Haitian-American man Rudy Eugene viciously attacked and maimed homeless man Ronald Pupo, chewing off large parts of his face, news media around the world ran with the story calling it “the Miami zombie attack” or the “causeway Cannibal”. Soon theories of a voodoo curse or a new drug, 'bath salts' emerged. What ensues is a cautionary tale of the stigma around mental health and justice that isn't always colorblind. Featuring rare interview with Rudy's brother Marckenson. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information ..read more
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