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The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.
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The true crime podcast where women aren’t just the victims. Every week, we examine the psychology, motivations, and atrocities of female felons. New episodes come out every Wednesday. Female Criminals is a production of Cutler Media and part of the Parcast Network.

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English


Episodes

“Tokyo Rose” Pt. 2 - Iva Toguri

3/20/2019
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She was out of options and desperately searching for a way back to her home to America. In 1945, Iva Toguri, stepped forward and claimed to be the infamous Japanese war broadcaster “Tokyo Rose”. Her bold decision landed her a trip back home, but it came with a steep price. Parcasters - If you haven’t checked out our new show, Crimes of Passion, you’re missing out! Listen to our newest episodes on the Jodi Arias trial at parcast.com/passion

Duration:00:41:51

“Tokyo Rose” - Iva Toguri

3/13/2019
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A Japanese American found herself stranded in Japan after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, unable to return to the United States. To make ends meet, she started working for Radio Tokyo in the early 1940s, broadcasting to American GIs. But did working for the Japanese turn her into a traitor? Sponsors! BetterHelp - Female Criminals listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINALS. Go to BetterHelp.com/Criminals. Robinhood - Robinhood is giving listeners of Female Criminals a...

Duration:00:43:38

“Princess Die” Pt. 2 - Diane Downs

3/6/2019
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In 1983, she was accused of shooting her three children in a twisted attempt to prove her love to her boyfriend. The Oregon district attorney feared that Diane Downs would walk free, due to a lack of evidence. All his hopes rested on a star witness: 8-year-old Christie Downs, Diane's oldest daughter. Parcasters - To learn about an iconic event in American history, check out our our new episode on John McCain on HOSTAGE, wherever you get your shows. Listen now at...

Duration:00:49:35

“Princess Die” - Diane Downs

2/27/2019
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She was a mother from Oregon who felt like she never received the love she deserved. In 1983, when Diane Downs finally met a man who gave her the attention she craved, she was willing to sacrifice anything to keep them together. Including her own children. Sponsors! SugarBearHair - Go to SugarBearHair.com/CRIMINALS for amazing hair and a healthier you! Swap.com - Get free shipping on your first purchase when you go to Swap.com/Criminals! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/CRIMINALS to find...

Duration:00:47:30

“Belle Starr” Pt. 2 - Myra Maybelle Shirley

2/20/2019
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Known for stealing from the rich, and giving to the poor, newspapers called her "The Bandit Queen." But was Wild West anti-hero Belle Starr actually guilty of being a thief, or was she simply married to one? In 1889, her notorious reputation would result in a bloody ending only reserved for an American outlaw. Parcasters - Love may have brought Belle Starr to her grave, but she isn’t alone! Learn about more criminal couples on our new podcast CRIMES OF PASSION. Listen today at...

Duration:00:47:31

Harold Nokes Pt. 1 - Crimes of Passion, a new Parcast podcast!

2/19/2019
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They say there is a thin line between love and hate… in this podcast, we’re going to find out exactly how thin it is, by exploring the most incredible stories of murderous spouses, criminal couples, love triangles gone wrong, and so much more! Listen to the rest of Episode 1 on Edwin and Wilma Hoyt NOW! By searching for CRIMES OF PASSION and subscribing wherever you listen to podcasts, thank you!

Duration:00:17:53

“Belle Starr” - Myra Maybelle Shirley

2/13/2019
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She grew up during the Civil War and supported the Confederacy. When Belle Starr married her first husband, a notorious horse thief, she was plunged into a world of outlaws in the postwar era of the 1870s and 80s. Was she a bystander to her husband's crimes? Or complicit in his reign of terror in the Wild West? Sponsors! BetterHelp - Female Criminals listeners get 10% off your first month with discount code CRIMINALS when you go to BetterHelp.com/Criminals. Proven Innocent - Proven...

Duration:00:43:27

“Torture Mother” Pt. 2 - Gertrude Baniszewski

2/6/2019
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After months of torment and abuse in the summer of 1965, Sylvia Likens stopped fighting back. No one would find out what was happening in Gertrude Baniszweski's house of horrors until it was far too late. By the time it’s over, Baniszweski wouldn’t be the only person convicted of manslaughter and murder. Sponsors! BetterHelp - Female Criminals listeners get 10% off the first month with discount code CRIMINALS. Proven Innocent - Proven Innocent Premieres Friday, February 15th at 9/8c, only...

Duration:00:48:24

“Torture Mother” - Gertrude Baniszewski

1/30/2019
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In the summer of 1965 in Indiana, teenagers Sylvia and Jenny Likens were invited to stay in the home of their friend's mother, Gertrude Baniszewski. Only one of them would leave the house alive. Parcasters - After this episode of Female Criminals, go check out our new show Extraterrestrial and learn about the abduction of Barney and Betty Hill. Listen at parcast.com/extraterrestrial

Duration:00:46:18

“Flamingo” Pt. 2 - Virginia Hill

1/23/2019
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Mobster Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel was perhaps the only man Virginia Hill ever loved. He also brought her closer than ever to a bloody downfall at the hands of the Mafia. Shortly before Bugsy’s assassination in 1947, Hill fled to Paris, leading to questions about her knowledge of his impending death. Sponsors! Upstart - Hurry to Upstart.com/CRIMINALS to find out HOW LOW your Upstart rate is! Checking your rate only takes 2 minutes—and won’t affect your credit!

Duration:00:53:03

“Flamingo” - Virginia Hill

1/16/2019
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A trusted operative, she ascended to the highest ranks of the Chicago Outfit in the 1930s and made millions of the dollars for the mob, and herself. By the time Virginia Hill was 30, her cutthroat mentality would land her at the top of the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Sponsors! Torrid - Go to Torrid.com and use Promo Code CRIMINALS15 for $15 off every $50 you spend! That means you can get up to $150 off a $500 order!

Duration:00:45:54

MIND’S EYE, Parcast’s First Psychological Thriller!

1/3/2019
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We have a holiday gift for you… Parcast’s first fictional crime show AD-FREE! In Mind’s Eye, a serial killer is back and homicide detective Kate McClay fights against psychology, unsolved crimes, and even her own family... The scariest monsters are those hiding inside our own minds. Continue the story of Mind’s Eye NOW by listening to the next episode - “Lost Forever.” Search and subscribe to MIND’S EYE anywhere you listen to podcasts, or at Parcast.com/mindseye. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:30:09

“Mob Girl” Pt. 2 - Arlyne Brickman

12/26/2018
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After one fateful day in 1976, the New York City Queenpin lost her faith in the mob and turned her back on them forever. Brickman was able to bring the mob to its knees and take down kingpins as a police informant from the inside. Sponsors! Candid - Head to CandidCo.com/CRIMINALS to save 25% on your modeling kit. Sun Basket - Go to SunBasket.com/CRIMINALS today to learn more and get $35 off your first order!

Duration:00:44:30

“Mob Girl” - Arlyne Brickman

12/19/2018
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Associated with some of New York City’s most infamous criminals, Brickman was involved in the drug empire from the mid-1950s until the 1980s. She served as a courier, sold drugs, and ran her own bookmaking operation. Brickman not only used her family's mob connections, but also climbed the mob hierarchy, searching for the next powerful man she could seduce. Sponsors! Sun Basket - Go to SunBasket.com/CRIMINALS today to learn more and get $35 off your first order!

Duration:00:46:02

“Forty Whacks” Pt. 2 - Lizzie Borden

12/12/2018
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Today, Lizzie Borden's name is forever associated with the brutal axe murder of her parents. But when she stood trial in 1892, she was known only as a polite, educated society woman. Even with all the evidence pointing towards Lizzie, convincing a jury that a well-mannered woman was a murderer was going to be a difficult task. Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Candid - Save 25% on your modeling kit...

Duration:01:04:54

"Forty Whacks" - Lizzie Borden

12/5/2018
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Andrew and Abby Borden were found gruesomely slaughtered with a hatchet in their Massachusetts home in 1892. The main suspect was Lizzie Borden, a reserved Sunday school teacher who had been nothing but a loving daughter. Which begs the question - was she capable of killing her father and stepmother? Sponsors! Audible - Get 3 months of Audible for just $6.95 a month by going to Audible.com/CRIMINALS or text CRIMINALS to 500 500. Caffe Monster - Caffé Monster - Available in Mocha, Vanilla...

Duration:00:46:07

“Moors Murderer” Pt. 2 - Myra Hindley

11/28/2018
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Between 1960 and 1964, numerous children began disappearing across Manchester, England. The sadistic rapist and torture duo behind the murders? Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. After getting away with murdering four children they wanted to push the limit. They decided they wanted to murder their next victim in front of a live audience. The trial would prove Myra Hindley to be “the most evil woman in Britain.” Sponsors! StoryWorth - For $20 off, visit StoryWorth.com/CRIMINALS when you subscribe!

Duration:00:48:32

“Moors Murderer” - Myra Hindley

11/21/2018
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Myra Hindley would do anything for her boyfriend, Ian Brady. She would even go as far as to murder someone for him. Both from troubled homes in Manchester, England, Hindley and Brady had abusive alcoholic parents. Their relationship would eventually cause Hindley to brutally murder five children between July 1963 and October 1965. Sponsors! Candid - Go to CandidCo.com/CRIMINALS to save 25% on your modeling kit.

Duration:00:46:28

JFK Pt. 1 – Assassinations, A new Parcast Podcast!

11/20/2018
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Happy Thanksgiving Female Criminals fans! We know that many of you will be traveling today and we want to make sure you have an extra ad-free podcast to listen to! We hope you enjoy this sneak peak of our new podcast, Assassinations, where we examine history’s most dramatic deaths. If you enjoy this episode and want to listen to part two right now, subscribe to ASSASSINATIONS wherever you listen to podcasts! "Loner. Drop out. Marine. Defector. Husband. Father. Lee Harvey Oswald was all of...

Duration:00:37:08

“Gangster Queen of Philadelphia” - Thelma Wright

11/14/2018
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After her husband’s murder in the late 1980’s, she became head of a drug operation transporting cocaine and heroin from Philadelphia to Los Angeles. Known for her extravagant fur coats, Thelma Wright used her drug money to keep up with appearances. Sponsors! Caffé Monster - Now available in Mocha, Vanilla, and Salted Caramel. Caffé Monster: Chill it down, Shake it up, Enjoy! Kopari - Go to KopariBeauty.com/CRIMINALS to save $5 off your first order when you subscribe! Living Proof - Visit...

Duration:00:45:04