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A Gold Coin Business Run by Married Couple Turns Deadly On this week's episode of "Dirty Money," hear the tragic story of Jim and Pamela Fayed, the married couple whose multimillion-dollar business could not buy happiness.

By Dan Bova

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Jim and Pamela Fayed seemed to have it all—two beautiful daughters, a sprawling horse ranch in California, and a gold exchange business that raked in millions every year. But all that glitters is not gold. The Fayeds also harbored a deep secret that would destroy both their lives.

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Their businesses, Goldfinger Coin & Bullion Inc. and E-Bullion, reportedly pulled in $160 million in revenue. But when investigators started poking around about accusations of money laundering for Ponzi schemes, love and loyalty fell apart resulting in a crime that shocked their affluent community.

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Dirty Money is a new podcast series from Entrepreneur Media telling the tales of legendary scammers, con artists, and barely-legal lowlifes who stop at nothing to bilk their marks of millions. Hosted by Entrepreneur editors Dan Bova and Jon Small, the podcast takes a deep dive into the deviants behind the deeds.

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