Good Luck, America – Ep. 7 Show Notes

Oh damn! There’s a new episode of Good Luck, America up now. But if you’re reading this post you probably know that already and are here looking for links to the articles we discuss on the show. And here they are! The Flores Settlement https://www.humanrightsfirst.org/resource/flores-settlement-brief-history-and-next-steps https://www.vox.com/2018/6/20/17484546/executive-order-family-separation-flores-settlement-agreement-immigration Two articles about the history of the Flores Settlement, a widely […]

Eddie Tipton Rigs the Lottery

On this episode of Misfortune: A Financial Crimes Podcast, Adam and Danger discuss the crazy case of Eddie Tipton, the former information security director of the Multi-State Lottery Association, and the person behind the largest lottery fraud in U.S. history. Listen and subscribe via iTunes – and if you like what you hear, please rate […]

Wyclef Jean Saves Haiti!

On this episode of Misfortune: A Financial Crimes Podcast, Adam and Danger discuss the allegations against Wyclef Jean’s charity, Yele Haiti. Note: Neither Wyclef Jean nor anyone associated with this foundation has been charged or convicted of any of the allegations discussed in this episode. The New York Attorney General’s office did not return our […]

Kids For Cash

On this episode of Misfortune: A Financial Crimes Podcast, Adam and Danger discuss the Kids For Cash scandal. Between 2003 and 2008, two Pennsylvania judges allegedly accepted more than $2.6 million from the developer and co-owner of two for-profit juvenile detention centers in return for sentencing thousands of children to those centers. Many of the […]

Belle Gibson is Fine

On this episode of Misfortune: A Financial Crimes Podcast, Adam and Danger discuss the bizarre case of Belle Gibson, a blogger and “alternative health advocate” who built a business off claims that she had cured her cancer through natural remedies and healthy eating. Our guest is Beau Donelly, an award-winning journalist who written for many […]

Nick Leeson Destroys A Dynasty

On this episode of Misfortune: A Financial Crimes Podcast, Adam and Danger discuss Nick Leeson, the derivatives broker who single-handedly brought down U.K’s oldest merchant bank through unauthorized speculative trading. Listen and subscribe via iTunes – and if you like what you hear, please rate and review as well. We appreciate it! Nicholas Leeson was […]