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Wondery Presents: Billionaire Boys Club

2020-08-18

In 1980s Los Angeles, a group of prep school boys got together to make investments together, get rich quick, and live large. But headed by a handsome and charismatic leader named Joe Hunt, the members of the self-proclaimed “Billionaire Boys Club” get sucked deeper into twisted schemes of kidnapping, torture, and revenge. The boys must stick together, or risk prison - or worse. From the makers of The Wonderland Murders, Young Charlie, and The Dating Game Killer, this six-part series is co-hosted by Tracy Pattin and Emmy-nominated actor Timothy Olyphant.

Link to Podcast: wondery.fm/drdeath_BBC

This is an unofficial transcript meant for reference. Accuracy is not guaranteed.
Young, handsome and ruthless wonder is new. True crime. Podcast billionaire boys club is based on the incredible story of a group of wealthy young men, from LOS Angeles, whose risky get rich quick scheme, Lord in millions of dollars and left a trail of bodies behind them. They're very selective invite only club brought the best educated, most privileged and, most importantly, well connected men and allay they had everything, but they wanted more and while on the surface, they were the most successful businessmen and city. When something sounds too good to be true, it usually is the BBC was a ponzi scheme and after a few deals fell through their leader, Joseph Hunt started a string of kidnappings and murders in a desperate attempt to cover their tracks, but to show that was just business as usual, because in the BBC the end always justifies the means. I'm about to play you a brief clip from the show, but while you're listening subscribe to billionaire boys club
Apple, podcast, Spotify Stitches or you can listen ad free and binge all six episodes right now by signing up for wondering, plus in the wondering, app download the app in the Google or Apple AB stores. Today, it's warm evening in LOS Angeles on June six nineteen. Eighty four the tall windows in Levin, impressive, Beverly Hills, duplex are wide open, welcoming any breeze LOS Angeles has to offer on this ball me summer night It's around seven p m. When the door Bell rings, the kids early, he thinks then again Joe, was never want to follow. Directions is crosses his sunken living room. He readies himself should be the hospitable housed when he greets Joe at the door.
Levin is used stalling, angry business associates, but Joe who is relentless Joe reminds Levin of a young version of himself confidence. Arrogant able to talk anyone into anything here. Here's the kid, but lately Jos, been a pain in the ass. He hasn't phoning and coming over unannounced. Since Levin told him he made ten million dollars off a bogus trading account here. Early, Joe holds up a bag from LA scholars. I brought dinner hey, Kosher, Jos excited to see Levin Shetland Kali as he is to see Joe Levin, plays a cool. The two men sit down on lessons white Couch, Levin light two candles on his glass and chrome, coffee table and Joe Port
I'm a glass of wine, then makes the move lemons been waiting for Levin. I need you to me my share of our profits? This is gone. Too long. Nobody move. This is a man lemons, never seen before bill. Like a linebacker, pure muscle, in a menacing stare Who the hell are you Levin demands Large man with the gun reaches in his jacket, pocket He slowly screws silencer to the barrel of his pistol as he dares Levin down Much is in your swiss Bank account Joe demands about one, point seven million jobs, Ask him to write a cheque from one point: five million to be sure clears Joe. What are you playing The gunman has kosher by the scruff of his neck gun press. With little head. No, no don't shoot him!
just stand there. This is not a game wrong when Levin knows that Joe has won this battle. Ok, put the dog down and I'll do whatever you say. The gunman, perhaps the dog they he writes a big fat check to Joe for one point: five million dollars: I've done what you want now get the fuck out. Joe just looks at him for a moment. His face completely void of any emotion, he's frighteningly com when he tells eleven to life face down on the bed he's com when he tells the gunman to handcuff Levin, and leavin starts to whimper beg for his life. Joe says nothing. The gunman shoves that twenty five caliber into the back of lemons Head Levin, can hear his suitcase unzip and see Joe packing out of the corner of his eye.
The gum and turned to Joe and says now Joe says nothing. He doesn't have to subscribe to billion air boys club on Apple podcast, Spotify Stitches or you can listen ad free and binge all six episodes right now by signing up for wondering, plus in the wondering, app download the app in the Google or Apple Appstore. Today View Jan acts. Like me, your childhood probably sounded like some combination of And but not so, long ago, video games were almost exclusively played by the programmers who.
On our new series or telling the story of how video games broke out of university computer labs, found their way straight to the heart of popular culture. I'm Steve a host of wondering, show american innovations where we tell the story behind the inventions that option our modern world isn't a video games. American innovations and Apple podcast, Spotify or the wonder yeah.
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