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Scamanda: your guilty pleasure summer podcast

Scamanda Podcast

If you’re looking (or listening) for a juicy podcat, Scamanda is for you! 

The Scamanda podcast, about a woman who was able to convince her friends and family that she had cancer for nearly a decade—and to give her more than $100,000 for “treatment” in the process—has captivated listeners.

Amanda Riley, a former teacher and principal from Northern California, was sentenced last May to five years in federal prison for wire fraud in the scheme, which she pleaded guilty to in October 2021. From 2012 to 2019, Riley had told friends, family, and internet strangers, via social media and a blog, that she had Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the US Attorney’s office said, and that she “used her presence on these sites to ‘document’ her nonexistent medical condition and to aggressively solicit donations, supposedly to cover her medical expenses.”

Scamanda is the true story of a charming, beautiful, bubbly woman whose own words held the key to her secret. 

Mile High Mamas
Author: Mile High Mamas

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