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Tristan Brübach

On March 28th, 1998, 13-year old Tristan Brübach headed to school. For some unexplained reason, he asked to be released early, and then spent the next few hours hanging around a train station. Later that afternoon, his remains would be found… him having fallen prey to a vicious and savage killer. For more than two decades, the mystery of his death has continued to haunt the region.

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New Mexico State Penitentiary Riot

Just after midnight - on February 2nd, 1980 - the inmates in New Mexico’s State Penitentiary decided to overthrow the guards. Within an hour, they took control of the facility, and proceeded to embark on one of the most violent riots in American history. Years later, several questions remain, and many of the conditions that led to that violent uprising remain prevalent in our institutions.

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Sunset Limited Derailment

In the early morning hours of October 9th, 1995, Amtrak’s Sunset Limited derailed in the middle of the Arizona desert. A large federal investigation would discover that the derailment had been orchestrated by a mysterious group (or individual) calling themselves the “Sons of the Gestapo.” Over 20 years later, the identity of this group remains a mystery… as do their motives.

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The Wolfs

In the mid-2000’s, a mysterious Russian couple moved to an area north of Miami, Florida. There, Victor and Natalia Wolf created a real estate empire. Unfortunately, the entire thing was a scam, and they bilked their clients out of more than $20 million before disappearing forever…

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Philip Onyancha

In June of 2010, a 32-year man from Nairobi was arrested for having involvement in a string of kidnappings. Along with two accomplices, the accused had been abducting women and children and holding them for ransom. Unbeknownst to investigators, at the time, they had just detained Kenya’s most prolific serial killer… who claimed to belong to a secretive, murderous cult…



Hoax: An Unresolved Production

What is a hoax? It is often used alongside phrases such as "conspiracy theory" or "urban legend," but a hoax is a purposeful deception meant to fool several people. This can manifest itself in several ways: some hoaxes are harmless, little more than jokes... but others can carry serious real-world ramifications.

Hoax is a new podcast series from the creator of Unresolved. Centered around some of history's most infamous and intriguing cases, Hoax dives deep into the stories of the people who craft these deceptions... and the consequences that follow.