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3 Unbelievable True Crime Podcasts (That Don’t Involve A Murder)

Looking for true crime podcasts that don’t involve a murder? We’ve got you covered.

From bomb threats to gold heists, these episodes of Crime Insiders: In Focus explore some unbelievable Australian crime stories.

1. Packer’s Gold: The Story of How $5.5 million was Stolen from Kerry Packer

Kerry Packer was an Australian media tycoon worth billions of dollars. In 1995, gold bullion worth $5.5 million was stolen from his safe. Police have a suspect known as Mr. X and believe the safecracker was told about the gold by someone on the inside. So, how much did Kerry Packer know about this theft and the person who pulled it off? 

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2. ATM Boy: The Story Of How An Aussie Bloke Found an ATM That Dispensed Free Cash

What would you do if you found an ATM that dispensed free cash? Aussie bloke Dan Saunders was able to withdraw a whopping $1.6 million dollars when he found a glitch with his ATM card. Was it the ultimate scam, or a lucky break? He tells his story in this 2-part podcast series:

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3. The Great Qantas Hoax: The Story of An In-Flight Bomb Threat

In 1971, “Mr Brown” phoned the Federal Government’s Aviation Department and told them there was a bomb on a Qantas flight. He demanded a $500,000 ransom, or the bomb would explode at 20,000 feet in the air. Only there wasn’t a bomb, and it was all a hoax. Hear what went down from passengers on the flight in this 2 part podcast series:

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