My Story | Truer Crime Podcast

My Story

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My Story

Last week I sat in a courtroom, a government building not so different from the ones we often mention on Truer Crime. So this week I decided to do something different: In today’s episode, I’m both crime storyteller and crime victim. This is the story of how a man I trusted stole my entire life savings — and what I learned along the way.

A full transcript of this episode is available here.

Sources Used

UCLA Law Review: Forgiven, Forgotten? Rethinking Victim Impact Statements for an Era of Decarceration, by Hugh M. Mundy

The Atlantic: What Are Victim-Impact Statements For?, by Susan A. Bandes

The New Yorker: The Rise of the Victims’-Rights Movement, by Jill Lepore


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