E72 – Imagine falling in love on a dating website, becoming involved in a long-distance relationship, and after finally meeting face to face, realizing that you have been catfished by a criminal and are in serious danger? This happened to teacher, author, and podcaster Jules Hannaford. After escaping, she documented this harrowing true crime story with a book and a successful 9-episode podcast called “Fool Me Twice”. We sit down with Jules to find out more in-depth details about her incredible story, learning some exclusive new details of her case never released before! We talk about her feelings around this relationship while she was at the height of it and what happened in the aftermath. Find out why Jules, later burdened with shame, chose to share her story, and learn some important takeaways on how to avoid romance scams and what to do if you find yourself in too deep with a con artist, scammer, or catfisher. We are proud to help deliver this story and to call Jules a friend. Please visit her website to support all her endeavors and join our Facebook Group for more behind the scenes discussions. Thank you!
- Jules Hannaford’s podcast and book “Fool Me Twice” on www.foolmetwicepod.com
- You can also find Jules hosting “Hong Kong Confidential” wherever you listen to podcasts
- Video version of this episode on YouTube
Song Credit: “Chocolate Eyes” acoustic, written by Julianne Eggold, performed by Dan Mahony