Scam Likely Fraud & Scams, Investigative

Hosted By: Yudhijit Bhattacharjee
Produced By:
Campside Media

Chameleon: Scam Likely is a serialized podcast that details the stories of how innocent people were taken advantage of by scammers.

Scam Likely Podcast Host:

Yudhijit Bhattacharjee is an award-winning investigative journalist who has written for The New York Times Magazine, ProPublica, and The Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of the book The Three-Year Swim Club: Justice, Redemption, and the Female Friends Who Changed My Life.

Praise from Listeners*:

  • Nuanced Approach: Bhattacharjee takes the time to get to know the people involved in the scam, both the victims and the scammers. This allows him to provide a more nuanced understanding of the situation and the people involved.
  • Timeiness: In today’s world, we are all bombarded with scams. Listeners appreciate that Scam Likely provides them with the information they need to protect themselves from being scammed.
  • Production Quality: The sound quality is excellent, and the music and sound effects are used effectively to enhance the storytelling.

Criticisms from Listeners*:

  • Slow Pacing: Bhattacharjee takes his time to tell the story, and some listeners have found this to be frustrating.
  • Episode Length: Each episode is over an hour long, and some listeners have found this to be too much.

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