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The Con Season 2 Episodes

Season 2 Episode Guide

8 Episodes 2022 - 2022

Episode 1

The Faithful Investor Con

Thu, Jul 28, 2022 60 mins

A pastor-turned-financial adviser from Georgia set his eyes on a small bank which ended up as his downfall.

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Episode 2

The Hollywood Mogul Con

Thu, Aug 4, 2022 60 mins

A young actor cons the film industry with a Ponzi scheme.

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Episode 3

The Cryptocurrency Con

Thu, Aug 11, 2022 60 mins

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Episode 4

The Sweetheart Swindler Con

Thu, Aug 11, 2022 60 mins

Retired naval officer Dick Olmstead thought he was getting a second lease on life when hit it off with a beautiful woman more than half his age. Desiree Boltos, early 30s, confided that she was struggling financially because she had recently become widowed, and Olmstead was happy to help. The lifelong bachelor had about $380,000 in his bank account after cashing out his longtime stock investments.

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Episode 5

The Billion Dollar Con

Thu, Aug 18, 2022 60 mins

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business set in motion a fraud of unprecedented gall and magnitude in 2009. Authorities say that for over a decade, Jho Low, with the aid of high-powered investment banking companies, siphoned billions of dollars from an investment fund right under the nose of industry watchdogs. Low's brazen scheme posed the next great threat to the global financial system since the 2007-2009 recession and the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.

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Episode 6

The Coupon Con

Thu, Aug 25, 2022 60 mins

In 2016, a young mom and entrepreneur in Virginia Beach took to couponing while on bed rest after having her third child. Lori Ann Talens began using coupons to maintain the household budget but soon found the rush of scoring deals to be addictive. Using her graphic design skills, she created new coupons to score free meals, household supplies and money. Talens started a counterfeit ring that grew bigger over time with carefully vetted members, one of which would ultimately be her downfall.

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Episode 7

The Comeback

Thu, Sep 1, 2022 60 mins

The government claims that Jim and Tammy Faye Bakker have secured funding by defrauding their viewers.

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Episode 8

The Imposter Doctor Con

Fri, Sep 9, 2022 60 mins

An in-depth look at the crimes of Malachi Love-Robinson, a con man who posed as a physician and even opened his own practice.

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