iilluminaughtii

Welcome to iilluminaughtii, the podcast that is all about debunking bad business. Whether it's a pyramid scheme or a charity stealing money, everything (and anything) business-related is on the table. Blair Zoń is ready to dig into the underbelly of the business world to find out where your money and time really goes. Subscribe now to make sure you don't miss any of episodes delivered fresh every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

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1
The Blender MLM That’s All Mixed Up: Vorwerk | ...
Today's episode is about Vorwerk and their dangerous cooking appliances.
27 min
2
One of the Spiciest Cults Ever Created: The One...
Today's episode is about OneTaste, a cult focused on wellness education through sexuality.
35 min
3
Machine Gun Kelly Needs a Silencer | Corporate ...
Today's episode is about MGK and all of the various illicit activities and actions he's been involved in.
26 min
4
The Pink Cadillac Lie: How MLM Incentive Progra...
Today's episode is about the different incentives MLM's use to fool their members.
29 min
5
How The Cruise Industry Played Us All | Corpora...
Today's episode is about the many issues with the cruise industry.
30 min
6
How the NCAA Avoided Paying its Players | Corpo...
Today's episode is about the issue the NCAA had with it's players making money.
32 min
7
The Con Man’s Con: Frank Abagnale | Multi Level...
Today's episode is about Frank Abagnale and how he lied about all of his previous cons.
30 min
8
The Truth They Wont Tell You About the Tobacco ...
Today's episode is about the history of the tobacco industry and how they were fine killing their own customers.
35 min
9
Aum Shinrikyo: From Cult to Domestic Terrorists...
Today's episode is about the deadly cult Aum Shinrikyo and how they were one of Japan's first domestic terrorists.
37 min
10
The Scientology Scammer: Reed Slatkin | Multi L...
Today's episode is about Reed Slatkin and how he scammed Scientology with his Ponzi schemes.
29 min
11
Doctor Oz: From the Television Screen to the U....
28 min
12
Epic Games: A Battle Royale With Consumers | Co...
Today's episode is about Epic Games and their anti consumer practices.
29 min
13
Soulja Boy: Tell-Em How you Scam! | Multi Level...
Today's episode is about the various scams created or promoted by Soulja Boy.
28 min
14
Sampoong Department Store: Autopsy on South Kor...
Today's episode is about the Sampoong Department Store collapse and how it could have been prevented.
29 min
15
Modeling Schools: The Nightmare Before Runway |...
Today's episode is about modeling schools and how they take your money for no benefit to you.
29 min
16
Tastefully Simple: The Modern Day Tupperware Pa...
Today's episode is about the MLM Tastefully Simple and their "easy to prepare" meals.
28 min
17
Rudy Giuliani: The 'Rise' of America’s Mayor | ...
Today's episode is about Rudy Giuliani and how he got to where he is today.
31 min
18
Britney Spears: The “Circus” of Conservatorship...
Today's episode is about Britney Spears and the dark side of conservatorships.
31 min
19
Herbalife Cafes: Spilling the Tea | Multi Level...
Today's episode is about Herbalife Cafes and the sketchy drinks that they sell.
31 min
20
Right Wing Social Media: Being Frank about the ...
Today's episode is about all of the right wing social media sites such as Parler that are spreading misinformation and threats.
32 min
21
Planned Obsolescence: The Right to a Product | ...
Today's episode is about the practice of planned obsolescence and the right to repair your products.
30 min
22
Juicero and Cicret: Scams or Start Up Fails? | ...
Today's episode is about Juicero and Cicret having failed business models.
29 min
23
Fukushima Nuclear Disaster: Was it Preventable?...
Today's episode is about the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and the events surrounding it today.
31 min
24
Prison Labor: Inmates Exploited for Profit | Co...
Today's episode is about the prison labor system and how its legalized slavery.
29 min
25
The Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Jordan Belfort | ...
Today's episode is about Jordan Belfort the real Wolf of Wallstreet.
33 min
26
Bored Ape Yacht Club: Monkey Business on the Op...
Today's episode is about the NFT brand Bored Ape Yacht Club.
32 min
27
Non-profits: The Cycle of Exploitation | Corpor...
Today's episode is about how non-profits are stuck in a cycle of compromise for funding.
30 min
28
Cx Coin: Another in the Sea of Scams for Ice Po...
Today's episode is about the crypto scam Cx Coin created by Ice Poseidon.
31 min
29
Dogfights, Sexual Assault, and Racial Discrimin...
Today's episode is about the multiple scandals around the NFL.
36 min
30
Trump and Epstein’s *Favorite* Bank: Deutsche B...
Today's episode is about Deutsche Bank and their connection to some of the worst clients such as Jeffery Epstein
33 min
31
Bribes and Schemes: The College Admission Scand...
Today's episode is about the College Admission Scandal and how so many parents cheated their children's education.
32 min
32
Oprah Winfrey, the Controversial Philanthropist...
Today's episode is about Oprah Winfrey and her scandals over the years.
38 min
33
Yellow Deli: The Cafe Run by a Sinister Cult | ...
Today's episode is about the Twelve Tribes cult and how they abuse their members.
35 min
34
Forbes Agency Council: “Helping” You rebuild wi...
Today's episode is about Forbes Agency Council and how they charge crazy prices for very little help.
32 min
35
Mormonism: Cleansing More Than Just Your Sin (I...
Today's episode is an in-depth look at more of the Mormon beliefs.
34 min
36
Airing Out This Christian Organization's Dirty ...
Today's episode is about the Christian organization IBLP and how they control their members.
32 min
37
Playing the Long Con: Melissa Caddick | Multi L...
Today's episode is about how Melissa Caddick scammed her friends and family for millions.
29 min
38
The Questionable History of Mormonism | Corpora...
Today's episode is about the history of Mormonism and how it was founded.
36 min
39
The NRA’s Smoking Gun: How Marksmen Became Lobb...
Today's episode is about the history of the NRA and how they became what they are today.
42 min
40
For the Love of Money: Romance Scams | Multi Le...
Today's episode is about the multiple romance scams that affect people online.
34 min
41
NFL: Profit over Players and their families | C...
Today's episode is about the NFL and how they have treated their players over the years.
38 min
42
Death Plane: The Severe Incidents of DC-10s | C...
Today's episode is about the several incidents involving DC-10's.
29 min
43
Tulips and Onion Futures: The Gold and Silver y...
Today's episode is about tulipmania and onion future trading.
29 min
44
432 Park Ave: Luxury Apartments From Your Worst...
Today's episode is about 432 Park Ave and how their luxury apartments are a hazard to their residents.
33 min
45
Siblings, Sugar, and Strikes: The Story of Kell...
Today's episode is about the Kellogg brothers and the background of the company they founded
31 min
46
Tyco: Mini Enron, or framed for fraud? | Multi ...
Today's episode is about the security company Tyco and how they committed fraud.
29 min
47
Roblox and the Disturbing Underbelly of its Com...
Today's episode is about Roblox and how it creates a problem with unregulated child labor.
35 min
48
Exposing the Underbelly of the Ballet Industry ...
Today's episode is about the ballet industry and how the dancers face constant abuse.
31 min
49
Bitcoins, Pigeons, and Russians: Three Ponzi Sc...
Today's episode is about three different Ponzi schemes involving, Russian stocks, pigeons, and bitcoin.
30 min
50
Conspiracy Conundrum: The Info Wars Story | Cor...
Today's episode is about Info Wars and how their spread of misinformation is harmful to it's listeners.
34 min
51
The Controversies of WWE and Vince McMahon | Co...
Today's episode is about the multiple controversies surrounding Vince McMahon and his company the WWE.
41 min
52
Theranos: Fake it Until you Make a Lawsuit | Mu...
Today's episode is about Theranos and how it's fake medical technology caused harm to all of its users.
37 min
53
Democrats in Name Only: Joe Manchin and Krysten...
Today's episode is about Joe Manchin and Krysten Sinema's effort in undermining their own political party.
31 min
54
Profits Over People: The Sewol Ferry Disaster |...
Today's episode will be about the Sewol Ferry Disaster and how it was improperly handled.
31 min
55
The New York Socialite Scammer: Anna Delvey | M...
In today's episode we are going to take a look at the story of Anna Delvey, AKA Anna Sorokin. A girl who faked her entire wealthy socialite persona to create a lifestyle that spectacularly shattered around her.
29 min
56
"Christian Values": The Twisted Truths of the D...
Today's episode features and in depth look at the Josh Duggar situation and how their family's morals (and some would argue misguided morals) have sheltered a monster in plain sight.
37 min
57
What's Happening in 2022: a Channel Update
Just a little update as to what's happening this year!
9 min
58
Loud Opinions, Misinformation, Public Outrage, ...
This episode is all about the strange rise and controversy surrounding Tucker Carlson.
31 min
59
How The Fyre Festival Went Up In Flames | Multi...
In today's episode we will look at what actually happened leading up to the infamous Fyre festival and find out if this was a scam or sheer incompetence.
31 min
60
The Sheltered Lives of Jehovah Witnesses | Corp...
Today's episode will be about Jehovah Witnesses and how they hide themselves from society.
32 min
61
Chernobyl, The Worst Nuclear Disaster in Histor...
Today's episode will be about the events leading up to and after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
23 min
62
The Injustices of the Private Prison System | C...
Today's episode will be about the private prison system and how it truly harms the people its meant to correct.
30 min
63
How Ignoring Proper Safety Precautions Caused t...
Today's episode will be about the Bhopal Gas Tragedy and how it could have been prevented.
29 min
64
These Pet MLMs are Selling Untested Supplements...
Today's episode will be about pet MLMs selling untested supplements to aid in your pets health.
33 min
65
Gilles de Rais: Serial Killer or Victim of an U...
Today's episode will be about the historical serial killer Gilles de Rais and how he may have been victim of society at the time.
27 min
66
Victim to Vilified: The Jussie Smollett Case an...
Today's episode will be about racial hoaxes that have occurred including the Jussie Smollett Case.
35 min
67
Hostile Architecture: The Fight Against the Hom...
Today's episode will be about the different ways cities have changed their architecture to combat the homeless.
30 min
68
Examining Chik-Fil-A's Strict Anti LGBTQ+ Pract...
Today's episode will be about Chik-Fil-A and how they support anti LGBTQ+ movements and rights.
33 min
69
Longaberger Baskets: Collectables with no Value...
Today's episode will be about Longaberger Baskets and how they created an MLM around baskets and pottery.
33 min
70
How the Clinton Foundation Damaged the Haitian ...
Today's episode will be about the Clinton Foundation did more damage than good with the relief efforts in Haiti.
32 min
71
The Unfortunate Case of Otto Warmbier | Prism o...
Today's episode will be about the case behind Otto Warmbier and why he was detained in North Korea.
32 min
72
The New Zealand Cult That Preyed on Children: G...
Today's episode will be about the cult Gloriavale and how they mistreated and preyed upon children.
31 min
73
Galt's Gultch: An Imperfect Utopia | Prism of t...
Today's episode will be about the Utopia that never was: Galt's Gultch.
27 min
74
Explaining What an NFT is and How It Affects Yo...
Today's episode will be all about NFTs and their impact.
32 min
75
John Kricfalusi's Disgusting Behavior With Work...
Today's episode will be about John Kricfalusi and his behavior towards minors and his work.
34 min
76
The Disgusting Practices of the Greyhound Racin...
Today's episode will be about greyhound racing and the animal abuse that takes place in the industry.
32 min
77
Looking at Johnson & Johnson and Their Asbestos...
Today's episode will be about Johnson & Johnson
30 min
78
The History of Sambo's Restaurant and Where it ...
Today's episode will be about the chain of restaurants called Sambo's and its ties to racism.
29 min
79
MonaVie: The Defunct MLM Sued by Oprah | Multi ...
Today's episode will be about MonaVie as an MLM prior to its acquisition by Jeunesse
27 min
80
The Billionaire Boys Club: When a Scammer Gets ...
Today's episode will be about the Billionaire Boys Club and how its founder fell victim to a scam himself.
29 min
81
Nintendo: Fan Focused or Just Another Greedy Co...
Today's episode will be about Nintendo and their interactions with their customers/fans.
26 min
82
The History of Caffeine and How it Affects You ...
Today's episode will be about Caffeine and the effects it can have on the body.
30 min
83
Ashley Madison's Affair with User Data and Shad...
Today's episode will be about the Ashley Madison leaks as well as their bot issues.
30 min
84
Jeunesse the MLM Company With 16 Lawsuits to Th...
Today's episode will be about Jeunesse and how they managed to get 16 different lawsuits as of today.
31 min
85
Florida's Lavender Scare They'd Like to Forget ...
Today's episode will be about the Florida John's Committee and their witch-hunt against the LGBTQ+.
34 min
86
Looking at the Legality of Arise and it's Emplo...
Today's episode will be about Arise Virtual Solutions and the way it treats the employees.
33 min
87
Looking at the Dark Side of Jamestown & John Sm...
Today's episode will be about Jamestown & John Smith and the history your teacher didn't tell you.
30 min
88
Examining the Netflix Series Sex, Love, and Goo...
Today's episode will be about the Netflix series Sex, Love, & Goop by Gwyneth Paltrow.
34 min
89
Examining Natura & Co and all the MLM's They Ow...
Today's episode is about Natura & Co and all of the MLM's they own.
28 min
90
How Purdue and the Sackler Family Impact Modern...
Today's episode is about how Purdue and the Sackler Family affect modern medicine.
34 min
91
Examining the Troubled Life of Rita Hayworth | ...
Today's episode is about the life of Rita Hayworth.
30 min
92
How the Sackler Family Contributed to the Opioi...
Today's episode is about the Sackler family and how they contributed to the opioid crisis.
33 min
93
Looking at the Cause of the Hyatt Regency Walkw...
Today's episode is about failure of the Hyatt Regency Walkway Collapse of 1981.
35 min
94
The Inside Information on the MLM Jewelry Candl...
Today's episode is about Jewelry Candles and other various prize MLMs.
37 min
95
Facebook's Certain Issues with Death and Taxes ...
Today's episode is about Facebook's involvement in foreign countries and tax evasion.
30 min
96
Discussing the History of Animal Abuse in Holly...
Today's episode is about the mistreatment of animal actors in Hollywood.
35 min
97
Collecting the Data on Facebook's Creation and ...
Today's episode is about Facebook and it previous misdeeds.
38 min
98
How Mobsters Built the City of Las Vegas | Pris...
Today's episode is about the history of Las Vegas and its ties to organized crime.
35 min
99
The Scams and Loopholes of Mega Churches | Mult...
Today's episode is about how Mega Churches take advantage of their followers.
37 min
100
What does Cruelty Free Really Mean? | Corporate...
Today's episode is about what cruelty free is defined as and how its not what it seems on the surface.
33 min