We are partnering with Wondery, so that we can continue to bring our listeners brilliant investigations like Sweet Bobby. Tortoise is built for and with our members, and you can join us to get access to more of our stories, contribute to our investigations and join us for exclusive newsroom events, using the code Sweet50 at www.tortoisemedia.com/invite Introducing Scamfluencers:You never really know someone…especially online. In today’s world, the power of influence can be the quickest path to money and fame, and it often ends in ruin. These are the stories of the world’s most insidious Scamfluencers. And we are their prey. On Wondery’s new weekly series, join co-hosts Scaachi Koul and Sarah Hagi as they unpack epic stories of deception from the worlds of social media, fashion, finance, health, and wellness. These influencers claim to be everything from charismatic healers to trusted financial insiders to experts in dating. They cast spells over millions. Why do we believe them, and how does our culture allow them to thrive? From Black Swan Murder to a fake social media influencer to an audacious Hollywood Ponzi schemer, each season will take the listener along the twists and turns, the impact on victims, and what’s left when the facade falls away.Listen to Scamfluencers: wondery.fm/SB_Scamfluencers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.