The Long Con - Snap #305

This week on Snap Judgment, real-life stories of career con-artists, criminal fakers, life-long-liars, and the fallout that inevitably comes when first we set out to deceive.

The Art of the Con

Even after they confess - some people don't really believe they're guilty.

Check out Ron Cohen’s ongoing experiments here and you can read the New York Times reviews and commentary here.

Producers: Andrew Stelzer and Anna Sussman


No Funny Money

Mark Mocha was a regular suburban husband, until he started a secret double life - eluding the law far and wide . . .

Producer: Rita Daniels

Meditation Coach

When a desperate search for employment leads to an unexpected phone call, Tatyana Brown decides to fake her way through spiritual enlightenment.

Tatyana Brown is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Lit Slam, a San Francisco based live audience curated poetry journal and variety show.

Producers: Jamie DeWolf and Stephanie Foo


Parking Bandit

When Douglas Diamond realizes he can simply ignore parking tickets, he decides to press his luck.

Producers: Joe Rosenberg and Stephanie Foo

Who's the Thief?

Mark Ristich works with a bunch of shady characters, but who is the shadiest of the lot?  It’s a classic whodunit... roller blades, polygraph and all.

Producer: Mark Ristich
Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller


Check out a list of every song we used in this episode right here. Or, listen to some of our favorite songs from this ep by checking out our Spotify playlist for Long Con

This site is one of a kind. How can these people be so honest about their acts of deceiving? Unlike any other websites who tells inspiring true stories, this site divulge real stories of people who went in the wrong path. Well, they should not deceive us to do the same but to inspire us to learn not to do it ourselves.

Sheilamae from Climatiseur monobloc