The Opportunist
The Opportunist

The Opportunist

Kast Media

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The Opportunist tells true stories of regular people who turn sinister by embracing opportunity. How does an everyday person turn into a thief, a scammer or a cult leader? Perhaps the most dangerous person is the one who appears the most normal. Perhaps there is a dark potential lurking inside all of us that is just waiting for the right opportunity to emerge. The Opportunist is a Kast Original podcast hosted by Hannah Smith.

Recent Episodes

PEGGY FULFORD Epilogue: A Conversation with Peggy
JUL 26, 2022
PEGGY FULFORD Epilogue: A Conversation with Peggy

Financial manager Liz Campos explains what an ethical business management practice looks like, highlighting where Peggy got it wrong. Hannah then interviews the opportunist herself and Peggy offers her side of the story, touching on her mental health struggles, Rodman's relationship issues, and her plans to pay people back. 

You can reach out to us at [email protected]

Find the episode transcript here: tinyurl.com/opppodcast

The ending credits song is called "Take Me to the Water" by David Gerard Lawrence and Samuel Kenneth Brookes.

Thank you to our sponsors: 

Athena Club: Get 20% off your first razor kit at athenaclub.com, use promo code opportunist

Dipsea: For an extended 30 day free trial, go to dipseastories.com/opp

June's Journey: Solve mysteries and download June’s Journey free today on the App Store or Google Play

NordVPN: Keep your information encrypted and private with 30 day money back guarantee at nordvpn.com/OPP 

Blender's Eyewear: For 15% off at blenderseyewear.com, use promo code oppvip

 

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57 MIN
PEGGY FULFORD Part 4 of 4: Web of Lies
JUL 19, 2022
PEGGY FULFORD Part 4 of 4: Web of Lies

Ricky Williams and his wife Kristin receive a notice from the IRS after their car is repossessed, leading to serious questions about Peggy. After the fallout from his trip to North Korea, Dennis Rodman finally calls it quits with King Management. Meanwhile, an FBI investigation is under way, showing a system of bank accounts that illustrates the depths of Peggy's deceit. 

You can reach out to us at [email protected]

Find the episode transcript here: tinyurl.com/opppodcast

The ending credits song is called "Take Me to the Water" by David Gerard Lawrence and Samuel Kenneth Brookes.

Thank you to our sponsors: 

BetterHelp: Our listeners get 10% off their first month at BetterHelp.com/opp.

Upstart: Check your rate today at Upstart.com/opp.

Rothy's: For $20 off your first order, go to Rothys.com/opp.

Everlywell: Get 20% off an at-home lab test at everlywell.com/opp.

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62 MIN
PEGGY FULFORD Part 3 of 4: Mother
JUL 12, 2022
PEGGY FULFORD Part 3 of 4: Mother

Rodman honors Peggy in his Basketball Hall of Fame speech, while AJ keeps getting calls about unpaid bills. Vanessa Prieto, Rodman's family lawyer, faces continual problems with Peggy and begins to suspect criminal activity. Then, it is revealed that Peggy has been keeping a family secret from all her clients. 

You can reach out to us at [email protected]

Find the episode transcript here: tinyurl.com/opppodcast

The ending credits song is called "Take Me to the Water" by David Gerard Lawrence and Samuel Kenneth Brookes.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Pepper Body: Get 20% off your first order of bras when you go to wearpepper.com/OPPORTUNIST

Upstart: Check out personal loan rates at upstart.com/opp

Best Fiends: Download Best Fiends game FREE on the App Store or Google Play & get $5 worth of in-game rewards when you reach Level 5. 

Thrive Market: Join Thrive Market and get 80 dollars in free groceries at thrivemarket.com/opp

Mejuri: Buy yourself jewelry for any occasion at mejuri.com

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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59 MIN
PEGGY FULFORD Part 2 of 4: Star of the Show
JUL 5, 2022
PEGGY FULFORD Part 2 of 4: Star of the Show

Family friend Pamela Carrie recalls growing up with Peggy Barard in New Orleans and introduces her to future client Ricky Williams, a star running back for the Saints. After divorcing her third husband, Peggy enlists the help of a new business partner, a man she introduces as her brother Elkin. Both become enmeshed with Dennis Rodman, blurring the lines between business and family. 

You can reach out to us at [email protected]

Find the episode transcript here: tinyurl.com/opppodcast

The ending credits song is called "Take Me to the Water" by David Gerard Lawrence and Samuel Kenneth Brookes.

Thank you to our sponsors:

June's Journey: Solve mysteries and download June’s Journey free today on the App Store or Google Play

Blender's Eyewear: For 15% off at blenderseyewear.com and enter promo code oppvip

Dipsea: For an extended 30 day free trial, go to dipseastories.com/opp

Pepper Body: Get 20% off your first order of bras when you go to wearpepper.com/OPPORTUNIST

See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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59 MIN
PEGGY FULFORD Part 1 of 4: Dripping in Diamonds
JUL 5, 2022
PEGGY FULFORD Part 1 of 4: Dripping in Diamonds

In the mid-2000s, Dennis Rodman hired a new financial manager named Peggy, the CEO of King Management Group. Peggy looks like the picture of success and promises to help her clients achieve generational wealth. But as time goes on, Rodman's team begins to  question her credibility.

You can reach out to us at [email protected]

Find the episode transcript here: tinyurl.com/opppodcast

The ending credits song is called "Take Me to the Water" by David Gerard Lawrence and Samuel Kenneth Brookes.

Thank you to our sponsors:

Better Help: get 10% off your first month at betterhelp.com/opp

Daily Harvest: Get up to $40 off your first box at dailyharvest.com/opp

Upstart: Check out personal loan rates at upstart.com/opp

Audible: New members free for 30 days at Audible.com/opp or text "opp" to 500-500

Pill Club is now Favor: Become a new patient at heyfavor.com/opp and Favor will donate $10 to Bedsider.org. Your donation will help low-income individuals get access to birth control. 

Mejuri: Buy yourself jewelry for any occasion at mejuri.com

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58 MIN