Edmond Safra was a billionaire banker who lived in a highly secure penthouse in Monaco. So, how did attackers get in - or was the story all a fabrication by an insecure employee? This is the strange and tragic story with many questions yet to be answered.
La Leopolda, one of the most opulent villas on the French Riviera was just one of the residences owned by the vastly wealthy couple, Edmond & Lily Safra.
Thanks for supporting independent podcasts!
Check out this podcast from one of my podfriends! In the Myx with Myxter Hyde
You can also check out his You Tube channel where I'm interviewed. Myx'd Reviews
Find me on Twitter @uponacrime
and on Facebook and Instagram @onceuponacrimepod
Don't forget - tell a friend about his podcast this month and show them how to subscribe!
The new series details cases of the rich who were targeted for their wealth. In our first chapter a young man's greed prompts him to plot a heinous crime.
The Ewell family from L to R: Dana, Glee, Tiffany and Dale
www.mhzchoice.com/once Use the offer code: ONCE at checkout
SendPro by Pitney Bowes - www.pb.com/once
Two couples collide on a deserted island in the South Seas. Only one would leave the island alive.
Mac & Muff Graham on the Sea Wind, Duane Buck Walker, Stephanie Stearns
MHZ Choice - www.mhzchoice.com/once - Use the offer code "Once" at checkout
Pitney Bowes/SendPro - pb.com/ONCE
Our Phone Number: 408-909-TRUE (8783)
www.Facebook.com/OnceUponaCrimePod for Podcast Meetup Info!
A woman goes missing on the beautiful island of Aruba in 2011 under mysterious circumstances.
MHZ Choice - www.mhzchoice.com/ONCE Use the offer code ONCE at checkout to get a 30-day free trial and 50% off your first month's subscription.
The Great Courses Plus - www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/CRIME Use my special URL to get your first month free!
This week I'll take you the beautiful Italian countryside - where a serial killer will stalk and kill young lovers.
The Monster of Florence strikes again the the area surrounding Florence, Italy.
This week's sponsors and discount codes:
MHZ Choice - www.mhzchoice.com/ONCE - use the offer code ONCE at checkout
The Great Courses Plus - www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/CRIME
A serial killer is hunting and killing women in Yosemite National Park in 1999. His ties to another well-known true crime case would make this story even more bizarre.
Cary Stayner after his arrest for the murders of four women in Yosemite National Park in 1999.
Carole Sund/Carrington Memorial Reward Foundation: www.carolesundfoundation.com
MHZ Choice - www.mhzchoice.com/once
The Great Courses Plus - www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/CRIME
Social Media Links:
CrimeCon - June 9 - 11th, J.W. Marriott Indianapolis, Indiana. www.crimecon.com
A woman finds out her husband of 10 years is having an affair and takes matters into her own hands - in a particularly gruesome way.
David, Lindsay and Clara Harris in happier times.
Thanks to our sponsors:
The Great Courses Plus - Get a 30 day free trial when you sign up at www.TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/CRIME.
MHZ Choice - the streaming service that features top rated European mysteries, dramas, crime shows and comedies. Try it for free by going to my special URL www.MHZChoice.com/once and use the offer code ONCE. You'll also save 50% off your first month's subscription!
Part 2 tells about the investigation, interrogation, arrest and trial of Jodi Arias for the murder of Travis Alexander. This is Chapter 3 of "A Woman Scorned"
Jodi Arias was on the stand for 18 days during her trial.
Today's sponsors are:
The Great Courses Plus. Get a free month by using my special URL www.TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/CRIME.
TalkSpace, the online therapy company. Use coupon code OUAC to get $30 off your first month by going to our special URL www.talkspace.com/OUAC
www.CrimeCon.com - the first ever conference dedicated to all things true crime! Get 20% off your registration by using the code ONCEUPON20.
RSVP for our Indianapolis Meet & Drink at our Facebook page! www.facebook.com/OnceUponACrimePod
A young woman who felt spurned by her on-again-off again lover and realizaing she couldn’t have him for herself, decides to take deadly revenge. This case became one of the most sensationalized trials on record.
Chapter 2 of "A Woman Scorned" is the murder of Travis Alexander by Jodi Arias.
Today's sponsor is The Great Courses Plus. Get a free month by using my special URL www.TheGreatCoursesPlus.com/Crime
In 1989, Betty Broderick guns down her ex-husband and his new wife. Did her cheating husband cause her to snap or did she commit cold-blood, premeditated murder?
This is Chapter 1 of our new series "A Woman Scorned".
Betty and Dan Broderick on their wedding day in 1969. Their love would not last forever.
Today's sponsor is Talkspace, the online therapy company. You can work with an experienced, licensed, therapist, hand-picked just for you for as little as $32 per week. Use coupon code OUAC to get $30 off your first month! Use our special URL for your discount: www.talkspace.com/OUAC
A divorced dad takes revenge out on his ex-wife by attempting to murder his own son.
A 1988 television movie titled "David" detailed the terrible crime Charles Rothenberg committed on his 6-year-old son.
A woman reports her car stolen with her 2 young sons inside. After a 9 day search, the unthinkable would be discovered.
Michael and Alex Smith went missing on October 25, 1994.
An entire family is found murdered in their home in 1971. The patriarch, John List, murdered his wife, mother and children and then disappeared.
Three children are shot on a lonely road one night in 1983. Was it the work of a violent stranger or was it even more horrifying? Could their own mother be to blame?
Diane Downs and her children - Danny, Christie and Cheryl.
#truecrimepodcast #truecrime #dianedowns
In this episode I detail a rare phenomenon - female mass murderers. You'll hear three cases of women who killed several people in a single incident in the U.S., Germany and Kuwait.
Jennifer San Marco killed 7 people in Goleta, California in 2006
The worst case of mass murder in the U.S. at the time occurred on July 18, 1984. The shooter entered a crowded McDonald's restaurant in San Ysidro, California and killed 21 men, women and children before the siege was over.
San Diego police escort McDonald employees out of the restaurant after a shooter killed 21 employees and customers in 77 minutes.
Eight student nurses are found dead one morning in 1966. There was only one survivor. This is the case of mass murderer Richard Speck.
A WWII vet goes on a killing rampage in Camden, New Jersey in 1949.
A couple deceive, rob and, ultimately, kill women who place ads in "Lonely Hearts" columns in the 1940s.
Thank you and congrats to Podcast 1289 - our 1500th Twitter follower!
Two teens go on a killing spree in America's heartland in 1958.
Charles Starkweather and Caril Fugate
Spree killers, American murderers, teenage killers, couples who kill
A couple begin a reign of terror across several states in the Midwest United States in the summer of 1984. The FBI would be called in to find and apprehend the serial killers.
Alton Coleman and Debra Brown in court, 1984.
A young girl infatuated with an older, married man sets out to eliminate her rival - his wife of 15 years. But, the story is soon discovered to be more sordid than originally thought.
This week's sponsors: Audible.com - Get a free audiobook and a 30-day free trial by going to www.audibletrial.com/OnceUponaCrime . CrimeCon - CrimeCon is the first ever conference dedicated to all things true crime! June 9 - 11 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Register before February 28th to take advantage of discounted prices - AND get an additional 20% discount my using my discount code ONCEUPON20 at checkout. www.crimecon.com
The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, Massachusetts is robbed of over a half a billion dollars of rare art in 1990.
Image: Thieves smash and grab over a half billion dollars of art at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in 1990.
A young aspiring writer shoots pop art icon Andy Warhol in 1968.
Valerie Solanas, just after shooting Andy Warhol, June 3, 1968.
Movie: I Shot Andy Warhol
The great artist Caravaggio lives an unparalleled life as a painter of masterpieces and as a mercurial and violent young man who became a convicted murderer before the age of 35. true crime artists murderers historical crime
Facebook & Instagram: @OnceUponACrimePod Twitter: @UponACrime