Episode 5

full
Published on:

26th Jul 2020

The Bling Ring

From 2008 to 2009 a group of school kids living near the celebrity rich area of the Hollywood Hills went on a crime spree targeting celebrities, not just for their money, but to lift their clothes and valuables in a bid to emulate their lifestyles. In a place and time where image was and still is everything, they used the latest social media tools to research their targets, stealing a grand total of 3m dollars in cash and belongings, to live out the American dream.

Show artwork for Career Criminals

About the Podcast

Career Criminals
Huns Talking Heists
Train robberies, skyjackings, bank jobs, art-napping and more; join us every Sunday as we crack open the best heist stories throughout history.

As friends and true crime fanatics we take an in-depth look at high-stakes thefts across the world. We're discussing some of the most unusual cases, the unbelievable, the successful and unsuccessful. We share the events, their outcomes, the conspiracy theories surrounding them, and most importantly, shine a spotlight on how these criminals executed their master plans.

If you like true crime, and are fascinated by those bold or desperate enough to take a shot at getting rich quick, this podcast is for you.

Follow us on socials and get in touch, @careercriminalspodcast.

About your hosts

Loren Miles

Profile picture for Loren Miles
Loren lives and works in London, UK as a social media manager. But as an avid true crime fan, in her spare time she writes, hosts and produces podcast Career Criminals. She has forever been fascinated by the long-term commitment and meticulous planning of master thieves.

Franki Forrester

Profile picture for Franki Forrester
Franki is London based, and although works in charity has always loved researching and writing about true crime. She's currently a writer and host to podcast Career Criminals, that details high-stakes thefts across the globe. Listen out for her short stories at the end of each episode!