OUTLAWS: The Good Thief

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iHeartPodcast Network, Kaleidoscope

OUTLAWS: The Good Thief

5.0/5

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Vassilis Paleokostas, aka “Greece’s Robin Hood,” has been on the lam for 14 years. In his absence, legends of his generosity have grown. But no one knows where he is, or if the stories are even true.  Here’s what we do know: there’s a million Euro bounty out for Vassilis, and a 24-hour task force trying to track him down. When he robs banks, he shares the money with the poor. When he kidnaps industrialists -- and he only kidnaps those who are known for unfair labor practices -- they give baffling interviews showing how he opened their minds. And...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Fiona Sturges • Financial Times Aug 27, 2023

"...wildly entertaining...it is refreshing to find a true-crime podcast about a criminal who goes out of his way to avoid causing distress....in talking to police, politicians and associates of Paleokostas, paints a wider portrait of poverty, inequality and the celebration of the outsider."

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Score: 5

Devin • Podstack Jul 27, 2023

"...you’re in for exceptional script and narrative structure, sound design and music that keep you hooked, and a unique story you won’t want to stop listening to. It’s just a non-violent operation on a mission to redistribute some wealth!"

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