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Amanda is a wife. A mother. A blogger. A Christian.

A charming, beautiful, bubbly, young woman who lives life to the fullest.

But Amanda is dying, with a secret she doesn’t want anyone to know.

She starts a blog detailing her cancer journey, and becomes an inspiration, touching and captivating her local community as well as followers all over the world.

Until one day investigative producer Nancy gets an anonymous tip telling her to look at Amanda’s blog, setting Nancy on an unimaginable road to uncover Amanda’s secret.

Award winning journalist Charlie Webster explores this unbelievable and bizarre, but all-too-real tale, of a woman from San Jose, California whose secret ripped a family apart and left a community in shock.

Scamanda is the true story of a woman whose own words held the key to her secret.

Follow Scamanda on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or wherever you listen.

Amanda’s blog posts are read by actor Kendall Horn.

Lionsgate Media

This is extraordinary. The title of the podcast ‘Scamanda’ gives it away: Amanda is a con artist, a scammer. Her cancer journey was fake. What is incredible is how her scam taps into loopholes everywhere, making it easy to exploit for gain, and how difficult it was for people to challenge it. In the end, the way skeptics managed to uncover the dupe proved to be the most fascinating part of the podcast for me. I do love determined creative investigators who doggedly track down clues to uncover the truth. As for Amanda: I hope I never have the misfortune to cross paths with someone as callously ruthless and manipulative as her.