Blood Money

The "Supermom" Kidnapping Hoax: Sherri Papini

Episode Summary

Sherri Papini was kidnapped while jogging in broad daylight and tortured by her female captors before a dramatic Thanksgiving Day escape...but the whole thing was a hoax. A deep dive into secret lovers, stolen money, and shady hostage negotiators in the small town of Redding, California.

Episode Notes


Video shows moment Sherri Papini was confronted about faking her kidnapping | Crime |

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Ex-boyfriend who hid Sherri Papini during abduction hoax is seen for the first time | Daily Mail Online

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