Criminal

People have faked death to escape criminal convictions, debts, and their spouses. In 2007, a man named Amir Vehabovic faked his death just to see who showed up at the funeral (answer: only his mom). It's an appealing soap-opera fantasy, but actually disappearing requires an incredible amount of planning. How do you obtain a death certificate, a believable new identity, or enough money to start a new life? Today -- the answers to those questions, stories of fake death gone wrong, and a man who spends his life bringing back the dead.


 

 
 
Steven Rambam's Investigative Agency, Pallorium, Inc.
 
 
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Artwork by Julienne Alexander.  
Direct download: Episode_61__Vanish.mp3
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In 2005, Teri Knight drove 650 miles on midwestern roads through Ohio, Indiana, Iowa and Illinois, pleading with the public to help her do what law enforcement and the FBI had not been able to: find the remains of her children Sarah and Philip Gehring. An Ohio woman read about Teri Knight's search in her local paper, and decided she would try to help.

 

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Artwork by Julienne Alexander.  

Direct download: Episode_60__Finding_Sarah_and_Philip.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00am EST

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