If you know the right people — and if you can get other criminals to vouch for you — you can go online and buy huge bundles of stolen credit cards. As it turns out, Planet Money knows the right people.
Every Monday night, a Manhattan Whole Foods fills with a unique breed of "buy-local" enthusiasts. They're not there for the Brooklyn-made pickles or the Westchester apples. They come because they want to buy and sell bitcoins.
Jim Logan did not create the technology to podcast. He himself is not a modern-day podcaster. But he claims to have the patent on podcasting. On today's show, he says all the people out there podcasting today, owe him money.
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