Red Collar

Red Collar

audiochuck
True Crime
31 episodes
When we think of white-collar criminals, we picture a CEO getting caught up in the latest financial scandal. But there is a subgroup within these seemingly nonviolent offenders who are never discussed in mainstream media - the white-collar criminals who kill. Join Catherine Townsend as she dives into the minds of these real-life American Psychos...who are often hiding in plain sight. This is Red Collar.
  • During the 1970s, young people followed the Hippy Trail were looking for peace and love. They found serial killer Charles Sobrahj, a handsome, charismatic master con man who poisoned them, stole their identities, and burned them alive. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here due to c...
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  • A wealthy widow goes missing in Manhattan. The hunt for the shady tenant who lives downstairs will lead investigators to a ruthless mother and son grifting team who commit fraud, arson, and human trafficking…then drug and murder their victims. Source materials for this episode cannot be listed here...
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  • Delia D’Ambra is back to remind you that sometimes the most beautiful places hide the darkest secrets.  Park Predators Season 2 is available right now wherever you get your podcasts and new episodes drop every Tuesday this summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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  • When Jim Seegan was found dead, sitting in an office chair with a gun in his left hand, all signs seemed to point to suicide. Until detectives discovered that Jim was right-handed. And then, they found the cryptic typewritten note sitting next to the body... Source materials for this episode cannot...
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  • Summary: The body of a wealthy widow was found in her deep freezer in the heart of East Texas oil country...and the events that unfolded were so wild that they inspired a Hollywood movie starring comedian Jack Black. Was Marjorie Nugent a sweet little old lady - or the meanest woman in town? And was...
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  • Two are attacked in a Lululemon store: One is tortured and beaten to death; her co-worker is found bloody, tied up and traumatized. The manhunt for two masked men would send shock waves through the affluent community of Bethesda, Maryland and expose an evil killer hiding inside the yoga community....
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  • In 1977, wealthy widow Helen Brach, heiress to the Brach candy fortune, disappeared without a trace after a doctor’s appointment in Chicago. The investigation into who killed Helen Brach would lead police to her con man/boyfriend, her shady houseman and into the underground world of horse-killing hi...
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  • Robert and Maria Marshall were the ultimate power couple…until the night when they got a flat tire. A gunman came out of the darkness, Rob was attacked and Maria was brutally murdered. The killing and its shocking aftermath would plunge the town of Tom’s River into a story of sex, greed and murder....
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  • When beloved local businesswoman Mary Ann Clibbery is found bludgeoned to death in her office right before Christmas, police question multiple suspects at work. They find the black garbage bag floating on an icy river…and the sweater and blood-covered hammer inside it. Source materials for this epis...
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  • John McAfee found fame, and made millions, as a cyber security expert in the 1990s. But then he moved to Belize, and surrounded himself with an armed group of gangsters and a group of teenage girlfriends. As he descended deeper into a world of guns, chaos and madness, his next door neighbor was shot...
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  • Kathleen McLean thought she had found the man of her dreams when she married tall, handsome doctor Ingolf Tuerk. Five months later, police pulled her body out of the bottom of a neighbor's pond - and the superstar surgeon's web of lies began to unravel. Source materials for this episode cannot be li...
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  • When Juliana Redding, a beautiful young aspiring actress, is found beaten and strangled in her Santa Monica bungalow, the case turns into a real-life Hollywood thriller. Could it be the boyfriend with a bad temper, the married surgeon - or a female assassin? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m...
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  • It was Saturday night, and Joey Communale headed to an after party at the home of James Rackover, son of multimillionaire jewelry to the stars Jeffrey Rackover. But Joey would never leave the apartment alive. Then detectives discover that James Rackover is not who he appears to be, and try to unrave...
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  • In 2012, a mysterious millionaire who was looking for love in all the wrong places disappears from her luxury London flat. Police must uncover the secrets that she was hiding in order to launch a manhunt for the two career conmen who saw her as a human “million dollar jackpot” and hired imposters in...
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  • In 2000, investigators found decomposing bodies in barrels belonging to John Robinson, a pudgy, middle-aged farmer in rural Kansas. The Scout Master and Sunday School regular had been leading a secret double life for decades as "Slavemaster", who lured his victims in with promises of sadomasochistic...
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  • Housepainter Tim Wicks packed up his drum kit on Christmas Eve, headed for a dream gig in Canada and vanished without a trace. When detectives located him, they found someone completely different using his identity. And the search for the "real" Tim Wicks would lead to twisted tale of friendship, be...
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  • When mother of five Jennifer Dulos vanishes into thin air from her home in the wealthy community of New Canaan, Connecticut, police immediately focus on her estranged husband, Fotis. As they dig into his alleged multi-million dollar financial frauds and attempt to retrace his movements on the day Je...
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  • After the body of an elderly World War II veteran was found stuffed into a steamer trunk, the paper trail led police to Nancy Siegel, the beautiful con artist who seduced him and stole his heart before stealing all of his money, and going in for the kill. Source materials for this episode cannot be...
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  • In 2015, the wealthy enclave of West Vancouver was shocked when Canadian-Chinese businessman Li Zhao killed his cousin in the driveway of the $8 million mansion that they shared, dragged the body inside and cut it up with a power saw while a SWAT team swarmed outside. The investigation into why Li k...
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  • Wealthy real estate investor Joseph Cua seemed to have it all: Millions in the bank, a perfect family, and a boss who loved him like a son. When his employer, Fernand Wagner, and Fernand's wife Suzanne are found brutally murdered, Joseph's wife begins to uncover his double life. Source materials fo...
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  • Con man Gary Shawkey set sail to Catalina Island with his business partner Robert Vendrick, but only one of them came home. Could the man who listed motivational speaker, diet shake seller, failed bounty hunter, and fire walker on his resume also be a killer? Source materials for this episode canno...
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  • On February 4, 2010 the McStay family disappeared without a trace from their home in Fallbrook, California. Over the years, the case made international headlines and everyone seemed to have a theory about what happened to the family of four: Did they walk over the border to Mexico to start new lives...
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  • When multi-millionaire realtor to the stars Linda Stein was found brutally beaten to death in her Upper East Side apartment, the case shocked New York high society. Investigators began to wonder if her soft-spoken, young personal assistant Natavia Lowery had something to hide. Source materials for...
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  • In August 2018, a pregnant Shanann Watts and her two daughters disappeared without a trace from their home in Frederick Colorado. The entire nation watched in horror as her husband, Chris Watts, confessed to strangling her and their daughters to death and dumping their bodies at his work site. Inves...
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  • In 2010, millionaire entrepreneur Chris Smith disappeared on what his family believed was a dream trip on a yacht with a stack of gold coins and a Playboy Playmate on his arm. But Chris wasn’t sailing around the world; he was dead. And police were about to uncover dark secrets connected to his busin...
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  • In the summer of 1996, fishermen off the southern coast of England dragged up a dead body in their net, still wearing his Rolex watch. Police’s search for the identity of the mystery man would lead them to Albert Walker, one of Interpol’s most wanted fugitives, subject of an international manhunt, m...
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  • In 2008, when Jamie Laiaddee vanished without a trace from her home outside Phoenix, it took ten weeks for anyone to notice that she was missing. The trail led to her personal trainer boyfriend Bryan. But it turned that nothing that Jamie had believed about her “soulmate” Bryan - his job, his age, h...
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  • On July 29, 1999 Mark Barton, a day trader known as “The Rocket”, walked into his former office in Atlanta. He was smiling - until he pulled out two guns and opened fire on his colleagues. By the end of the day 12 people would be dead and 13 wounded in a bloodbath that shocked the nation. What cause...
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  • A con man pretends to be Clark Rockefeller, heir to the famous oil dynasty. But investigators will discover that the man the tabloids call “Crockefeller” is a serial imposter, grifter, and kidnapper- and start asking questions about a human skeleton they found buried in his former backyard. Source...
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  • In November 2004, the axe murder of Peter Porco and the brutal attack on his wife Joan shook the small town of Delmar, New York. Police began taking a closer look at the picture perfect family - especially their son, Chris. But could a preppy, clean-cut college kid really turn into an axe murderer?...
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  • When we think of white-collar criminals, we picture a CEO getting caught up in the latest financial scandal. But there is a subgroup within these seemingly nonviolent offenders who are never discussed in mainstream media - the white-collar criminals who kill. Join Catherine Townsend as she dives int...
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