Criminal

Criminal is a podcast about crime. Not so much the "if it bleeds, it leads," kind of crime. Something a little more complex. Stories of people who've done wrong, been wronged, and/or gotten caught somewhere in the middle. We're a proud member of Radiotopia, from PRX, a curated network of extraordinary, story-driven shows. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.

http://thisiscriminal.com/

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Episode 117: The Lake


Amanda Hamm and her boyfriend Maurice LaGrone drove to Clinton Lake one night in 2003. The next day, DeWitt County Sheriff Roger Massey told a local newspaper, “We don’t want to blow this up into something that it’s not. But on the other side, we’ve got three children who are dead. None of us know exactly what happened.”


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Episode 116: Jessica and the Bunny Ranch


In our last episode we spoke Cecilia Gentili, a trans Latina who worked for many years as an undocumented sex worker. Today, we get two more views of sex work in America. We speak with a high-end escort in New York City, and take a trip to one of the only legal brothels in the country - the Bunny Ranch.


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Episode 115: Cecilia


When Cecilia Gentili was growing up in Argentina, she felt so different from everyone around her that she thought she might be from another planet. “Some of us find our community with our own family and some of us don't.”


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 2019-05-24  33m
 
 

Episode 114: Philip and Becky


When Philip Benight met Becky Golden, they made a promise to stick together, no matter how bad things got. 


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 2019-05-10  34m
 
 

Episode 113: Hostage


One summer in 1973, two men robbed a bank in Stockholm. They held four people hostage for six days. Swedish psychiatrist and criminologist Nils Bejerot coined the term "Stockholm Syndrome" to describe the response of the hostages. One of the bank robbers, Clark Olofsson, told us, "It was fun."


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 2019-04-26  29m
 
 

Episode 112: The Mail


When Sarah Garone was 13 years old, she received something very strange in the mail. She didn't know who it was from, or why they would have sent it. And then it happened again. 


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 2019-04-12  28m
 
 

Episode 111: Silvon Simmons


"My first instinct, to be honest, was they shot this guy and now there’s a coverup." —Liz Riley, Special Assistant Public Defender, Monroe County Public Defender's Office


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 2019-03-29  33m
 
 

Episode 110: Baby Snatcher


Georgia Tann bragged that she had a rigorous selection process that matched the perfect child with the perfect home.


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 2019-03-15  39m
 
 

Episode 109: Homewrecker


It's one thing to get into an argument with a stranger on Facebook. It's another thing to try to ruin that stranger's life.


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 2019-03-01  25m
 
 

Episode 108: The Numbers


When Fannie Davis and her family moved to Detroit in the mid-1950s, they hadn't prepared themselves for how hard it would be. They had trouble finding steady work. So, Fannie found a way to take care of her family. She started small, but built a robust and lucrative operation… a business that a lot of people knew about but no one talked about.


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 2019-02-15  34m