Who the Hell is Hamish?

Who the Hell is Hamish?

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Stealing millions is hard, but hiding them is harder


Introducing: The Lighthouse
Nov 15, 2019 • 3 min
Theo Hayez is missing in Byron Bay, a beautiful beachside town on Australia’s most easterly mainland point, frequently in the spotlight for its famous residents. Theo’s from Brussels. He’s 18 and on a backpacking holiday when he vanishes in May 2019.…
Introducing: Nowhere Child
Aug 2, 2019 • 1 min
William Tyrrell was a three year old boy who disappeared from the village of Kendall, on the mid-north-coast of New South Wales. Key facts were kept from the public, from day one. A lot of what was reported, especially early on, was false. In the new…
The Reckoning
Jun 21, 2019 • 36 min
For years Hamish McLaren had evaded the law. But not any more. The brutal truth, like a runaway out-of-control limited edition Mercedes McLaren, is bearing down on him. There’s no escape. Judgement Day for Hamish McLaren, has finally arrived. See…
Bonus Episode - Jane
Apr 4, 2019 • 93 min
As a bonus for all listeners, we are publishing the full interview with Jane, recorded in her house north of Sydney. She speaks at length about her experiences of Hamish, the impact it had on her life, and how she hopes to begin moving on. See…
The Definition of Evil
Mar 28, 2019 • 66 min
It may appear that Hamish got away with his schemes for decades. But he didn’t. He kept getting caught out, time and again. It’s self evident that many systems failed to apprehend this serial offender. How could this be so? See acast.com/privacy for…
On the Couch with Hamish
Mar 21, 2019 • 40 min
He killed off his parents, by air and by sea. He ran over his twin brother Phil, and killed him too. What are we to make of these fanciful stories Hamish made up about his life? We’ve called in experts. And, we’ve gathered bevy of ex-girlfriends to give…
Kevin from Queensland Goes to Canada
Mar 14, 2019 • 50 min
Skiing was Hamish Watson’s great love. Before he was a puffed-up futures trader in Sydney, he was a pumped-up muscle-bound ski instructor, in Australia and Canada. The ski fields of Canada were his home away from home, a place where he could show off the…
Who the Hell is Phil?
Mar 7, 2019 • 41 min
Hamish arrived on the floor of the Sydney Futures Exchange in the late 90s - he talked big, but they all knew he traded small. They called him a One Lot Wonder. And they all wondered where he got his cash. There were cars and boats and trips in private…
The Intern
Feb 28, 2019 • 41 min
Jane was destined for big things. She was the great hope of her local school. She was in love with Jack, her teenage sweetheart. Life was sweet. Then along came Hamish, promising an internship and a placement at Princeton. Two families would be devastated…
The Gatsby of the Great Lakes
Feb 21, 2019 • 36 min
Hamish arrived in sleepy Blueys Beach with a beautiful woman on his arm, and on the run from his past. Rumours of dark deeds wafted through in his wake. Then he met Bec Rosen. He’d shower her with love.They’d be married on the balcony of a beach shack.…
Fashion Crimes
Feb 14, 2019 • 35 min
Hamish McLaren was always attracted to the high-life. It was inevitable he’d gravitate to fashion. And so, nestled among the retirees and energy healers Hamish stole from was another name: Lisa Ho. But had Hamish met his match in this high profile Sydney…
The Day Max Died
Feb 7, 2019 • 19 min
Tracy fell in love with Max Tavita, a man who won her over with tales of a life in the investment world and how he was working in the World Trade Center in New York when the first plane hit in 2001. Then Hamish crashed into their lives.Music credits for…
Trailer
Feb 3, 2019 • 1 min
On the trail of a serial conman. A new podcast from the team that brought you The Teacher’s Pet, coming soon.Music credits for this episode:Meydan - L’Etoile danse pt 2 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.