Sep 19, 2017
Cassie Chadwick was a career criminal who conned her way into high society and spent money like she was a Carnegie...which she claimed she was. What happened next was a $20 million swindle that collapsed a bank.
This episode also features a guest appearance from Javier Leiva from Pretend Radio, a documentary style podcast telling stories of real people pretending to be someone else.
Wikipedia — "Cassie Chadwick"
Karen Abbot — "The High Priestess of Fraudulent Finance" via Smithsonian, June 27, 2012
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