ABC News will debut the new primetime series "The Con," narrated by Emmy ®, GRAMMY ®, Tony ® and Oscar ® winner and The View moderator Whoopi Goldberg, on Wednesday, Oct. 14. By using this website you agree to Laughing Place’s User Agreement and Privacy Policy. © 2020 Logo, contents and media copyright Laughing Place Inc. unless otherwise noted. After traveling the world together, the couple gets engaged and, according to Alexander, Macchiarini tells her he wants to take over planning the wedding. It … HOME Folder: WATCH. BLOG WATCH NOW: Episode 1 WATCH EPISODE ONE. 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Share your story. The series explores the troubling tales of people taken in by claims and promises that proved too good to be true, from identity fraud and misleading romance to the high-profile college … S1 E2 - The Heiress Con A woman claiming to be an Irish heiress swindles thousands of dollars from her best friend. Oct 9th, 2020. Each week the series will introduce the audience to victims and perpetrators of too good to be true offers and the destruction left in the wake of these scams. What’s Happening: ABC News will debut the new primetime series “ The Con ,” narrated by Whoopi Goldberg, on Wednesday, October 14. It quickly becomes a grand, fairytale affair with an impressive guest list, including Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and Elton John. Ready to watch the rest? Current Page: THE SERIES CLIPS PRESS SHARE. Alexander meets Macchiarini while producing a documentary on his groundbreaking surgical techniques using stem cells in synthetic trachea transplants. From writer/director Eric Vaughan, producer Patrick Lovell and executive producer Adam Bronfman, The Con is an in-depth investigation into the 2008 financial crisis nine years in the making, Who did it, why it happened and how our country went from “of, for and by the people,” to “of, for and by the corporation.” And what’s past is prologue: The heist of our democracy that includes fraudulent practices, massive … It will reveal how the victims were fooled and the cost of their false trust – emotional and financial. In the series premiere Goldberg introduces viewers to Benita Alexander, an award-winning documentary television producer and single mother, and Paolo Macchiarini, an internationally-renowned surgeon. CLIPS. PRESS SHARE. We’ll be in touch soon with more information about The Con, An in-depth investigation into the 2008 financial crisis: who did it, why it happened, and how the con is what we are and the reason everything is $crewed up. The series explores the troubling tales of people taken in by claims and promises that proved too good to be true, from identity fraud and misleading romance to the high-profile college admission scandal and Fyre Festival. BLOG WATCH NOW: Episode 1 Open Menu Close Menu. He says they’ll even be married by the Pope. The story of three women who paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to psychic frauds who preyed on their vulnerability and dependency. Thank you! Johnathan Walton and con artist Marianne Smyth, who claimed to be an Irish heiress whose family was trying to swindle her out of her massive inheritance, Anthony Gignac of Michigan, who created a false identity to deceive people into thinking he was a member of the Saudi royal family. by Laughing Place Disney Newsdesk | Oct 5, 2020 5:26 PM Pacific Time. Airing on the ABC television network, The Con TV series is narrated by Whoopi Goldberg. Laughing Place is a dedicated group of Disney fans, like yourself, who love Disney. By Jim Donnelly. However, weeks before their Italian wedding, Alexander realizes things aren’t as perfect as they seem and uses her investigative producer skills to uncover the truth behind Macchiarini and the planned wedding. Were you affected by the 2008 financial crisis?