Day: May 23, 2024

Mr. Chameleon: The Bought and Paid For Murder Case (EP4398)

Karl Swenson

Today’s Mystery: A wealthy fifty-nine year-old woman, married to a man twenty-five years her junior, is poisoned.

Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 20, 1949

Originating from New York City

Starring: Karl Swenson as Mister Chameleon

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Racket Squad: Desperate Money (Video Theater 272)

In this gripping episode, Captain Braddock (Reed Hadley) unveil the treacherous world of illegal money lending through the harrowing tale of Carl Miller, a hardworking tailor ensnared by desperation and deceit. As Captain Braddock of the racket squad narrates, we witness the perils of “Desperate Money” and the dark underbelly of loan sharking. This real-life story, plucked from the case files of law enforcement, serves as a stark warning against the siren call of easy money and the ruthless predators lying in wait.

Season 2, Episode 21

Original Air Date: January 24, 1952