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Female Criminals

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The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
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United States

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Parcast

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The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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English


Episodes

“Gangster Queen of Philadelphia” - Thelma Wright

11/14/2018
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After her husband’s murder in the late 1980’s, she became head of a drug operation transporting cocaine and heroin from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. Known for her extravagant fur coats, Thelma Wright used her drug money to keep up with appearances. Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Now available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Kopari - Go to KopariBeauty.com/CRIMINALS to save $5 off your first order when you subscribe! Living Proof - Visit...

Duration:00:45:04

“Ma Barker” Pt. 2 - Kate Clark

11/7/2018
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The leader of the Barker-Karpis Gang is responsible for increasingly violent bank robberies and kidnappings in the 1930s. In an attempt to take down the gang, the FBI engages in a shootout that lasts more than four hours. Does Ma Barker make it out unscathed? Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy!

Duration:00:46:05

“Ma Barker” - Kate Clark

10/31/2018
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She frequently traveled with her gang of sons during the Public Enemy Era. But did the “mother of criminals” actually commit any crimes? Sponsors! Candid Co - Go to CandidCo.com/CRIMINALS to save 25% on your modeling kit. Kopari - Go to KopariBeauty.com/CRIMINALS to save $5 off your first order when you subscribe!

Duration:00:41:59

"The Iceman" Pt. 1 - KINGPINS, a new Parcast podcast!

10/29/2018
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He killed over a hundred people before the police had even heard his name. So when the Mafia needed a body to drop without getting their hands dirty, there was only one man to call. Richard Kuklinski was quick, vicious, and utterly invisible. Hello Female Criminals listeners! As a thank you for supporting Parcast, we wanted to offer this AD-FREE bonus episode of our new podcast, Kingpins. Listen to the next part of this story now by subscribing to Kingpins wherever you listen to podcasts!

Duration:00:50:03

“Lincoln Conspirator” Pt. 2 - Mary Surratt

10/24/2018
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The first woman executed by the US federal government. Her crime? Engaging in a conspiracy to kill Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States. Subscribe now to our new podcast HOSTAGE, featuring the riveting story of Patty Hearst's abduction by the Symbionese Liberation Army. Sponsors! Kopari - Go to KopariBeauty.com/CRIMINALS to save $5 off your first order when you subscribe! Living Proof - Visit LivingProof.com/CRIMINALS and use promo code CRIMINALS to get a free sample...

Duration:00:45:10

"Lincoln Conspirator" - Mary Surratt

10/17/2018
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Could you kill a president on your own? John Wilkes Booth used a network of conspirators to execute his plan of assassinating President Abraham Lincoln. The Surratt tavern was a well known hideaway from Confederate spies, was Mary involved in their ultimate act of vengeance? Subscribe to our new show - Hostage - today! Sponsors! Parcast - Sign up for the Parcast Monthly Newsletter at Parcast.com!

Duration:00:46:29

“Brainwashed Bomber” Pt. 2 - Kim Hyon-hui

10/10/2018
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After getting caught by authorities her partner dies and Kim expects to be tortured, but ends up surprised at what happens next. Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Vanilla, Mocha, and Salted Caramel.

Duration:00:43:37

“Brainwashed Bomber” - Kim Hyon-hui

10/3/2018
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Would you blow up a plane to be a hero? In November, 1987, twenty-five-year-old Kim Hyon-hui was given what would be her last mission as a North Korean spy. She and her partner were told that if they completed it, it would unify South Korea with North Korea. All they had to do was get on an airplane and plant a bomb. Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Vanilla, Mocha, and Salted Caramel. Kopari - Go to KopariBeauty.com/CRIMINALS to make the safe switch today, and save $5 off your first...

Duration:00:46:02

“The Bandit Queen” Pt. 2 - Phoolan Devi

9/26/2018
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After committing more than 30 kidnappings, murdering 22 high-caste men in the 1981 Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre, and being placed on India’s Ten Most Wanted list— Phoolan Devi was wanted dead or alive. How did she manage to re-brand herself as a local hero? Sponsors! Go to TakeCareOf.com and enter CRIMINALS for 25% off your first month of personalized Care/of vitamins.

Duration:00:39:06

“The Bandit Queen” - Phoolan Devi

9/19/2018
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Phoolan Devi was born and raised in poverty but nevertheless was a precocious and resilient child. At ten years old, she learned her uncle's family had stolen her father's land, and fought back. It would be her first step to becoming Bandit Queen, a warrior for the lower classes.

Duration:00:40:35

“The White Widow” Pt. 2 - Samantha Lewthwaite

9/12/2018
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Samantha Lewthwaite was just like any other housewife in the world. But while she was carrying on a life as a doting wife and mother, she was also a terrorist accused of planning attacks that have killed over 400 people. Her current whereabouts are unknown and international law enforcement agencies are still looking for The White Widow.

Duration:00:40:21

“The White Widow” - Samantha Lewthwaite

9/5/2018
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Originally known for being the wife of 2005 London bomber Germaine Lindsay, international authorities have suspected her of running a bomb factory, funding terrorist cells, and being responsible for the 2013 shopping mall attack in Kenya. Discover how she started on a path to radicalism.

Duration:00:48:27

“L'Ange De L'Assassinat” Pt. 2 - Charlotte Corday

8/30/2018
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Charlotte Corday set out on her journey to kill Jean-Paul Marat believing it was the only way to save France. So what made a young woman with no known political connections and no history of violence turn to murder?

Duration:00:45:55

S2E27: “L'Ange De L'Assassinat” Pt. 2 - Charlotte Corday

8/29/2018
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Charlotte Corday set out on her journey to kill Jean-Paul Marat believing it was the only way to save France. So what made a young woman with no known political connections and no history of violence turn to murder? Sponsors! Hello Fresh - Get $20 off your first 3 boxes at HelloFresh.com/CRIMINALS60 and enter code CRIMINALS60. CBS All Access - Go to CBS.com/CRIMINALS now for your FREE trial of CBS All Access and don’t miss the season premiere of One Dollar on August 30th. Madison Reed...

Duration:00:45:55

“L'Ange De L'Assassinat” - Charlotte Corday

8/22/2018
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Charlotte Corday grew up poor in French family clinging to its noble status. When the French Revolution started, she strongly believed in peaceful change and liberation, in contrast to the Jacobin party who led the revolution on a platform of violence and executions. What happened to the mild-mannered Corday that led her to murder a leader of the Jacobin party?

Duration:00:46:43

S2E26: “L'ange de l'assassinat” - Charlotte Corday

8/22/2018
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Charlotte Corday grew up poor in French family clinging to its noble status. When the French Revolution started, she strongly believed in peaceful change and liberation, in contrast to the Jacobin party who led the revolution on a platform of violence and executions. What happened to the mild-mannered Corday that led her to murder a leader of the Jacobin party? Sponsors! Monster Caffe - Available in Vanilla, Mocha, and Salted Caramel. True Botanicals - Go to TrueBotanicals.com now to...

Duration:00:46:43

“The Death House Landlady” Pt. 2 - Dorothea Puente

8/20/2018
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Dorothea Puente ran a boarding house in Sacramento, California. She had perfected a technique of taking in tenants who were on government assistance, murdering them, and then fraudulently cash the checks. All the while, neighbors had no idea that dead bodies were being buried in her backyard.

Duration:00:57:40

“The Death House Landlady” - Dorothea Puente

8/15/2018
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We have a special guest. Greg from Serial Killers is to joining us to help provide some insight into the madness of Dorothea Puente. Dorothea Puente didn’t set out to become Sacramento, California’s most notorious female serial killer. But she did have a criminal streak that grew more sinister, culminating in the deaths of almost a dozen residents of the boarding house she ran. How was she able to evade detection from family members and social workers? And how did she get away with her first...

Duration:00:54:56

“Spy Dancer” Pt. 2 - Mata Hari

8/8/2018
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Despite payouts from her exotic dance performances and the gifts from her many generous lovers, Mata Hari struggled to finance her lavish lifestyle. So when offers of spywork came from both French and German government officials during World War II, Mata Hari couldn’t say no to the money. It led her down a path of spying, lying, and ultimately, execution. Was Mata Hari World War II’s biggest fall guy, or its biggest counter-espionage triumph?

Duration:00:58:07

“Spy Dancer” - Mata Hari

8/1/2018
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Mata Hari built her fame on the novel and erotic dances she performed, claiming to have learned them as part of a secretive religious ritual. She’s remembered in part for her pornographic postcard series, as well as a string of wealthy lovers left in her wake. But she’s best known for the way she died: executed as a foreign spy.

Duration:00:56:00