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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.

Location:

United States

Networks:

Parcast

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

“The Hollywood Madam” Pt. 1: Heidi Fleiss

7/1/2020
After a disastrous break-up with a rich older man in 1989, 22-year-old Heidi Fleiss wasn’t ready to give up the luxuries she's grown accustomed to. Instead, she joined the underground world of high-class Los Angeles escorts.

Duration:00:39:08

Black Widows Series: Belle Gunness

6/30/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Belle Gunness, who murdered husbands, suitors, and even children for financial gain...

Duration:00:12:03

Black Widows Series: Blanche Taylor Moore

6/29/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune in every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’ll meet Blanche Taylor Moore, the middle-aged churchgoer convicted of poisoning her boyfriend in 1986...

Duration:00:07:22

Black Widows Series: Uloma Curry-Walker

6/28/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Uloma Curry-Walker, a woman from Cleveland, Ohio who hired hitmen to kill her firefighter husband.

Duration:00:08:05

Black Widows Series: Lynn Turner

6/27/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Lynn Turner. She lost both her husbands to a mysterious, debilitating sickness...

Duration:00:09:14

Black Widows Series: Martha Needle

6/26/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Martha Needle, who discovered early on in life that an arsenic product called “Rough on Rats!” also had a deadly effect on people...

Duration:00:10:22

Black Widows Series: Susan Lee Russo

6/25/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Susan Lee Russo. This wife and mother of two manipulated two men into shooting her husband so she could collect a sizable payout...

Duration:00:07:55

“The Excedrin Killer” Pt. 2: Stella Nickell

6/24/2020
After murdering her husband, 42-year-old Stella Nickell tried to cover her tracks by poisoning more Excedrin pills. This led to the death of a second victim, finally putting Stella smack dab on the police’s radar.

Duration:00:41:09

Black Widows Series: Tillie Klimek

6/23/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Tillie Klimek. In addition to murdering three husbands, Tillie is also believed to have killed acquaintances, a couple relatives, and one or two puppies...

Duration:00:09:05

Black Widows Series: Margaret Rudin

6/22/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune in every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’ll meet Margaret Rudin, the antiques dealer accused of shooting and killing her husband in December 1994...

Duration:00:09:17

Black Widows Series: Sharon Nelson

6/21/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Sharon Nelson, a former pastor’s wife who raked in $400,000 in life insurance payments after the deaths of her second and third husbands...

Duration:00:07:19

Black Widows Series: Louisa Collins

6/20/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Louisa Collins. In 1888, Collins was found guilty of murdering her second husband with rat poison. She’d previously stood trial for murder three times...

Duration:00:08:54

Black Widows Series: Betty Neumar

6/19/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Betty Neumar. While she was never officially convicted of any murders, the marital mayhem that followed her for fifty years has led some to call her the Black Widow Granny...

Duration:00:09:47

Black Widows Series: Catherine and Margaret Flannagan

6/18/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’ll meet the “Black Widows of Liverpool,” a pair of sisters who poisoned lodgers and family members to collect insurance money...

Duration:00:08:44

“The Excedrin Killer” Pt. 1: Stella Nickell

6/17/2020
By 1986, 42-year-old Stella Nickell was over her marriage to Bruce. She saw her husband as a boring drunk who was bad in bed. But instead of divorcing Bruce, Stella opted for something much more sinister. She decided to slip a little something extra into his Excedrin pills...

Duration:00:46:01

Black Widows Series: Denise William

6/16/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’ll meet Denise Williams—a Florida wife turned murder conspirator. On December 6th, 2000, she colluded with her secret lover to bump off her husband during a fishing trip...

Duration:00:07:43

Black Widows Series: Nannie Doss

6/15/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune in every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Nannie Doss. Dubbed the “Giggling Granny” or the “Lonely Hearts Killer,” Nannie was a jovial Southern grandmother who’d been widowed four times over. But after her fifth groom dropped dead, the real cause would...

Duration:00:09:21

Black Widows Series: Griselda Blanco

6/14/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Griselda Blanco, the “Black Widow of Columbia.” Though you might know her under a different moniker: The Cocaine Godmother...

Duration:00:07:39

Black Widows Series: Patricia Dagorn

6/13/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Patricia Dagorn. Known as the “Black Widow of the Riviera,” Dagorn targeted older men through manipulation and sexual favors, creeping her way into their lives, and often, their wills...

Duration:00:09:04

Black Widows Series: Lyda Southard

6/12/2020
This episode is part of our “Black Widows” series, where we detail how these female criminals lured their prey, and why they chose to kill. Tune every day this month for a new episode! Regular Female Criminals episodes will continue to run every Wednesday. Today, we’re discussing Lyda Southard, also known as Lyda Trueblood, a serial widow who used illness to disguise her crimes...

Duration:00:08:22