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Car sitting at red light.

Frank Bourassa had an idea. He was going to make money. Literally. Listen to the story of a master counterfeiter.


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Darknet Diaries is created by Jack Rhysider.

Sound design by Garrett Tiedemann.

Episode artwork by odibagas.

Audio cleanup by Proximity Sound.

Theme music created by Breakmaster Cylinder. Theme song available for listen and download at bandcamp. Or listen to it on Spotify.


Recording equipment used this episode was the Shure SM7B, Zoom Podtrak P4, Sony MDR7506 headphones, and Hindenburg audio editor.



JACK: Frank Bourassa is wired a certain way.

FRANK: I like things that are going to be challenging and difficult that just feeds my mind and my brain.

JACK: [MUSIC] Frank thrives in complex situations that require tough problem-solving. He needs this in his life whether it’s for work or play. He likes playing games that have high stakes like either get-rich or go-to-prison type of games, because games like these keep him engaged.

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