In the late 1970s and early 1980s, one electronics retail chain became a phenomenon thanks to a ubiquitous ad campaign featuring a zany pitchman screaming about INSANE prices. In this episode, Caleb and Greg speak with journalist and author Gary Weiss whose new book chronicles the trickery at Crazy Eddie, an audacious fraud that reverberates until this day.
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What is Oh My Fraud?
"Oh My Fraud" is an irreverent podcast from CPA/comedian Greg Kyte and blogger/former CPA Caleb Newquist.
The two come together to unpack their favorite frauds and explore the circumstances, psychology, and interpersonal dynamics involved. They also fully indulge in victim-blaming the defrauded widows, orphans, infirm and feeble-minded—because who can resist?
If you fancy yourself a trusted advisor—or prefer your true crime with spreadsheets instead of corpses—listen to this show to learn what to watch out for to keep your clients, your firm, and even yourself safe.