For over 2 years, Bailing Out Benji has been involved in an in-depth true crime production with Sony and Neon Hum Media for the podcast Smoke Screen: Puppy Kingpin. On June 16, 2022, Puppy Kingpin was finally released! Listen to our reaction to the podcast and hear why it's a great idea for you to listen to it as well, if you haven't already!
Americans are used to being on the lookout for a scam, but authorities are warning of a new kind of fraud. Puppy Kingpin shines a spotlight on Jolyn Noethe, a secretive businesswoman from Iowa who is accused of laundering puppies much like drug money. Investigative reporter Alex Schuman exposes the scheme and an underground part of the industry bringing us the pets we love.
From Neon Hum Media and Sony Music Entertainment. Smoke Screen: Puppy Kingpin is available June 16th.