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Fact is scarier than fiction.

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Fact is scarier than fiction.

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Case 76: Silk Road (Part 2)

2/17/2018
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[Part 2 of 3] Nob and the Dread Pirate Roberts started to communicate regularly. The Dread Pirate Roberts had no idea he was really speaking to a DEA agent. And the DEA agent had no idea about the true identity of the Dread Pirate Roberts... Researched and written by Victoria Dieffenbacher This episode's sponsors: [Harry's](https://www.harrys.com/casefile) – Get started shaving with Harry’s today by claiming your Trial Set for £3.95 [Zola](https://www.zola.com/casefile) – Sign up with Zola...

Duration:01:20:18

Case 76: Silk Road (Part 1)

2/10/2018
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(Part 1 of 3) The Silk Road was an ancient network of trade routes that started in China in the 2nd century B.C. Via a combination of roads, and sea routes, goods like silk, paper and spices were transported from the producers in Asia to markets in Europe. Eventually, it wasn’t just goods that were traded – there were also ideas, customs, religions and even diseases... Researched and written by Victoria Dieffenbacher This episode's sponsors: [Audible](https://audible.com/casefile) – Offer...

Duration:01:24:50

Case 75: Graeme Thorne

1/27/2018
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Bazil Thorne picked up the phone and listened as the reporter told him he had just won the lottery. At first, Bazil didn’t believe it – but when the man on the other end read out the number of the winning ticket and the name of the syndicate, Bazil went cold all over… Researched and written by [Anna Priestland](http://agpstories.com/) Additional research by Bonnie Lavelle Robinson This episode's sponsors: [MVMT Watches](https://mvmtwatches.com/casefile) – Join the movement...

Duration:01:03:13

Case 74: Eric Coy

1/20/2018
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In 1987, nine-year-old Eric Coy was living with his parents and older brother in a central neighbourhood of Martinez, Northern California. Most Saturdays Eric played with his cousin Eddrick, who was also his best friend. Eddrick only lived a five-minute bike ride away from Eric. They often hung out after school and on the weekends, tossing baseballs and footballs and climbing trees… Researched and written by [Anna Priestland](http://agpstories.com) OFFICIAL SKETCHES [Suspect's...

Duration:00:59:28

Case 73: The Lady in the Barrel

1/17/2018
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September 15th, 1878 was a cooler than average day for Staten Island, New York. A cold north-westerly breeze blew as three young teenage boys tended cattle in the woods near Silver Lake... Researched and written by [Anna Priestland](agpstories.com) This episode's sponsor: [The Alienist](https://thealienist.com/) – New TV mystery drama based on a novel by Caleb Carr For all credits and sources please visit...

Duration:00:42:17

2018 Announcement

1/13/2018
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Announcement from the Anonymous Host.

Duration:00:01:04

Case 71: Elodie Morel

12/16/2017
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…meanwhile, almost 20 kilometres away, the telephone at the Aigues-Mortes police station rang. The answering officer listened as a panicked male caller warned, “A guy who just left my place is about to kidnap a girl. He’s armed, and I think he’s about to do something horrific.” * * * Researched and written by Milly Raso Special thanks to Nicolas Deliez for his assistance For all credits and sources please visit...

Duration:00:55:45

Case 66: The Black Widow

11/11/2017
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“Even the judge will tell you that good character, a good name that’s built by good character traits, is to be considered by you because the law allows that a person with good traits and a good name is less likely to engage in criminal conduct…" * * * Researched and written by Anna Priestland For all credits and sources please visit [**casefilepodcast.com/case-66-black-widow**](http://casefilepodcast.com/case-66-black-widow/)

Duration:01:03:57

Case 65: Allison Baden-Clay

11/4/2017
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Gerard woke up around 6 am. Allison wasn’t in bed. Their three daughters, then aged ten, eight and five weren’t awake yet. Gerard got out of bed and walked through the house to see if Allison was already up, or if she had fallen asleep on the sofa the night before. She had done that in the past. But she wasn’t there… * * * Researched and written by Anna Priestland For all credits and sources please visit...

Duration:01:34:44

Case 46: The Frankston and Tynong North Serial Killer | Update

10/22/2017
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An important update on the case from Victoria police on October 21st, 2017. **MAPS:** * **[Frankston North Killings map](http://casefilepodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Frankston.png)** * **[Frankston and Tynong North points of interests map](http://casefilepodcast.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/The-Frankston-and-Tynong-North-Serial-Killer-m1.jpg)** For all credits and sources please visit...

Duration:00:33:42

Case 63: Catherine Holmes and Georgina Watmore

10/14/2017
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Cowra is a town in the central west region of New South Wales, located about 300 kilometres west of Sydney and 189 kilometres north of Australia’s capital, Canberra. With less than ten thousand residents, it was a town where everyone knew everyone and things that happened took no time to be whispered across the bar at the pub or in the yard after church… For all credits and sources please visit...

Duration:00:40:56

Case 62: The Honolulu Strangler

10/7/2017
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Since the tourism boom of the 1950's, the Hawaiian islands have been enticing tourists into their relaxed, laid-back lifestyle. From the early days, honeymooners and holidaymakers could arrive in droves, welcomed by smiling hula dancers with floral leis. Hawaii is made up of 132 islands with a total area of six and a half thousand square miles. The Island of Oahu is home to the state’s Capital, Honolulu, and the famous Waikiki Beach. It has a large port, Army and Naval Bases and is home to...

Duration:00:41:12

Case 61: The Lin Family

9/30/2017
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The newsagency was always open on time, especially on Saturdays, the busiest morning on the shopping strip. People were standing out the front of the newsagency, staring at a huge pile of papers still bundled on the footpath, and when they tried the door, it was locked. Immediately fearing something was wrong, Kathy and Robert went straight over to Min and Lily’s house to find out why they hadn’t opened their newsagency. They assumed they were either sick or maybe one of the boys had hurt...

Duration:01:02:59

Case 60: Jonestown (Part 3)

9/23/2017
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[Part 3 of 3] You may think you know the story, but do you… This is the chilling conclusion to Jonestown. * * * Researched and written by Milly Raso For all credits and sources please visit [**casefilepodcast.com/case-60-jonestown-part-3**](http://casefilepodcast.com/case-60-jonestown-part-3/)

Duration:00:58:39

Case 60: Jonestown (Part 2)

9/16/2017
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[Part 2 of 3] You may think you know the story, but do you… * * * Researched and written by Milly Raso For all credits and sources please visit [**casefilepodcast.com/case-60-jonestown-part-2**](http://casefilepodcast.com/case-60-jonestown-part-2/)

Duration:00:59:24

Case 60: Jonestown (Part 1)

9/16/2017
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[Part 1 of 3] You may think you know the story, but do you… * * * Researched and written by Milly Raso For all credits and sources please visit [**casefilepodcast.com/case-60-jonestown-part-1**](http://casefilepodcast.com/case-60-jonestown-part-1/)

Duration:01:22:57

Case 59: Amy Lynn Bradley

8/18/2017
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In the autumn of 1998, 23-year-old Amy Lynn Bradley was told by her parents that they had been gifted a Caribbean cruise. Amy wasn’t excited by the news like they were, she had only just moved into her own apartment after graduating from her degree in Physical Education, and she was about to start a new job. She was busy. But more than that, the idea of a cruise across the sea gave her the creeps. She didn’t really want to go. She would be just as happy settling into her new place, which was...

Duration:01:12:29

Case 58: Shannon Matthews

8/12/2017
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It was a school morning, and for once Shannon Matthews had something to look forward to. Her fourth-year class had their first swimming lesson that day, and she had been looking forward to it for ages. Despite the freezing room, she crawled out and sleepily climbed down the ladder to get ready. It didn’t take Shannon long to remember the argument she’d had with her mother Karen Matthews and her stepdad Craig Meehan, the night before. They’d got into it, and Shannon had sworn at Craig… * * *...

Duration:01:02:45

Case 57: Walsh Street

7/29/2017
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Victoria Police Constables Steven Tynan and Damian Eyre’s night shift started on October 11, 1988, at 11:00 pm. Call sign ‘Prahran 311', it had been a shift of routine policing for the pair; a domestic dispute, noisy parties, a drunk in Fitzroy Street, a pub assault on Chapel Street, a smashed shop window, and two activated security alarms… * * * Researched and written by Milly Raso For all credits and sources please visit...

Duration:01:47:13

Case 56: Anita Cobby

7/22/2017
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Blacktown is a suburb located in Western Sydney, 37 kilometres away from Sydney’s Central Business District. In the mid-1980’s, drugs, crime and high levels of unemployment were rife in the streets of Blacktown. But it was one particular night that changed everything… * * * Researched and written by Victoria Dieffenbacher For all credits and sources please visit [**casefilepodcast.com/case-56-anita-cobby**](http://casefilepodcast.com/case-56-anita-cobby/)

Duration:01:35:07

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