Racket Squad - Season 2

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Episode Guide

  • One More Dream
    One More Dream
    Episode 50
    8/28/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock investigates a scientist who claims to have invented a 'Mystical Power Machine'.
  • Know Your Family Tree
    8/21/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock investigates claims of cons and swindles made by rich socialites.
  • Pick A Number
    Pick A Number
    Episode 48
    8/14/52
    7.2
    Captain Braddock has to track down a numbers running racket.
  • The Strange Case Of James Doyle
    8/7/52
    6.8
    A man, 'James Doyle', poses as a fire inspector. He cons small business owners out of money by looking the other way on his 'inspections'.
  • Any One Can Be A Sucker
    7/31/52
    6.4
    The boss at a bookie joint is conned by a blonde who begs for the refund of the money her husband lost on a race. He gives in, only to find out he's been conned. The cashier, Smiley, comes to Braddock to prevent her murder when his boss decides to exact his revenge on the double-crossing dame.moreless
  • The Con Gambit
    The Con Gambit
    Episode 45
    7/17/52
    0.0
    The Racket Squad runs the gambit that ranges from small time con artists to big time syndicates.
  • The Long Shot
    The Long Shot
    Episode 44
    7/3/52
    7.4
    Another con falls into Captain John Braddock' s lap. A gang of thugs sell fake tickets for the Irish Sweepstakes.
  • Blood Money
    Blood Money
    Episode 43
    6/26/52
    0.0
    Servicemen on leave are gyped out of there money and it's up to Captain Braddock to get it back.
  • Money To Burn
    Money To Burn
    Episode 42
    6/19/52
    6.7
    Captain Braddock solves another file from bunco squads around the country.
  • A Place for Grandma
    A Place for Grandma
    Episode 41
    6/12/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock investigates a man who is conning people in a retirement home.
  • The Case of the Frightened Man
    6/5/52
    0.0
    A man comes to Captain Braddock with a story that he is being blackmailed.
  • The Fabulous Fraud
    The Fabulous Fraud
    Episode 39
    5/29/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock goes on the hunt for a man selling fake jewels and gems.
  • Shakedown
    Shakedown
    Episode 38
    5/22/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock goes undercover to investigate claims of mob shakedowns of small businesses.
  • One for the Books
    One for the Books
    Episode 37
    5/15/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock and his team track down investment con artists.
  • Small Town Racket
    Small Town Racket
    Episode 36
    5/8/52
    6.0

    John Riley shows up in a small town passing himself off as a geologist who's about to begin drilling on another successful oil field. Using a low key approach in discussing is project, Riley has the local businessmen practically fall over themselves to become investors. Soon, the con man has them coughing up $100,000 to start drilling on the well. They don't realize that their John Riley is not the same John Riley who's made a fortune in oil.

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  • The Soft Touch
    The Soft Touch
    Episode 35
    5/1/52
    7.5
    Captain Braddock investigates a women passing fake payroll checks.
  • Serenade for a Sucker
    4/24/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock goes undercover to investigate a singing con man.
  • The Case of the Empty House
    4/17/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock investigates a real estate scam.
  • The Phantom Bible
    The Phantom Bible
    Episode 32
    4/10/52
    0.0
    One of the few original Gutenberg Bibles is stolen from a museum and it's up to Captain Braddock to find it.
  • The Case of the Cold Neck
    4/3/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock goes undercover to break up a murder for hire ring.
  • The Staff of Life
    The Staff of Life
    Episode 30
    3/27/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock investigates a man who is selling sick people a cure-all.
  • The Case Of The Match Maker
    3/25/52
    6.3
    Another file from Bunco Squads around the country falls on Captain John Braddocks' desk.
  • Home Wreckers
    Home Wreckers
    Episode 28
    3/13/52
    0.0
    A man impersonating a lawyer swindles money from divorcing couples.
  • C.O.D. Honeymoon
    C.O.D. Honeymoon
    Episode 27
    3/6/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock investigates a man selling fake honeymoon trips to newly weds.
  • The Case of the Hearse Chasers
    2/28/52
    7.5
    Capt. Braddock tries to locate a pair of swindlers who are trying to fleece a recently widowed lady out of three thousand dollars for a worthless portrait of her late husband.
  • The Case of No Questions Asked
    2/21/52
    0.0
    Captain Braddock investigates a con based on a tip from a confidential informant.
  • Fair Exchange
    Fair Exchange
    Episode 24
    2/14/52
    6.0
    The fair exchange con at it best and it's upto Captain John Braddock to catch the bad guys before it to late.
  • One Angle Too Many
    One Angle Too Many
    Episode 23
    2/7/52
    6.7
    A couple leaves a house sitter in charge of their apartment while they vacation. During their absence, the sitter sells their furniture and belonging, then rent the place out to several different people.
  • Three Ring Circus
    Three Ring Circus
    Episode 22
    1/31/52
    7.4
    Captain Braddock investigates a small town that has been over run with carnies.
  • Desperate Money
    Desperate Money
    Episode 21
    1/24/52
    7.1
    Captain Braddock investigates a complaint made by an immigrant tailor who is beaten by a loan-shark.
  • Big Trap
    Big Trap
    Episode 20
    1/17/52
    6.3
    Captain Braddock springs a trap for a gang of thugs.
  • Romance Market
    Romance Market
    Episode 19
    1/10/52
    7.9
    Captain Braddock solves another case from racket squads from around the country.
  • Accidentally on Purpose
    1/3/52
    8.4
    'Square Deal' Danny sells a couple to be a used car with out breaks. Captain Braddock investigates the dealership.
  • The Knockout
    The Knockout
    Episode 17
    12/27/51
    7.7
    Captain Braddock looks into a gambling scam.
  • The Case of the Condemned Cattle
    12/20/51
    6.1
    Captain Braddock solves another bunco case from around the country.
  • The Case of the Widow's Mite
    12/13/51
    5.8
    Captain Braddock investigates a widow who my be involved in a scam.
  • Five Star Swindle
    Five Star Swindle
    Episode 14
    12/6/51
    5.8
    Captain Braddock goes undercover to catch a gang of swindlers.
  • The Bill of Sale Racket
    11/29/51
    7.0
    Fake sales receipts cause Captain Braddock to go undercover.
  • The Vain Woman
    The Vain Woman
    Episode 12
    11/22/51
    6.2
    Captain Braddock solves another con game case.
  • The Salted Mine
    The Salted Mine
    Episode 11
    11/15/51
    7.3
    Captain Braddock risks his life to help a friend who has been coned out of his live savings.
  • Babies for Sale
    Babies for Sale
    Episode 10
    11/8/51
    5.6
    Captain Braddock investigates a false adoption scam.
  • Two for One
    Two for One
    Episode 9
    11/1/51
    6.0
    Captain Braddock is on the trail of a counterfeiter.
  • The Perfect Match
    The Perfect Match
    Episode 8
    10/25/51
    7.3
    Captain Braddock investigates a lottery scam.
  • Big Secret
    Big Secret
    Episode 7
    10/18/51
    6.0
    Another big case for Captain Braddock and his bunco team.
  • The Case of the Old Flame
    10/11/51
    6.0
    Captain Braddock has his work cut out for him trying to catch the "old flame" con artist.
  • Coon Hunt
    Coon Hunt
    Episode 5
    10/4/51
    5.5
    A rich man is taken coon hunting and is made thought that he killed a man.
  • Skin Game
    Skin Game
    Episode 4
    9/27/51
    6.0
    Captain Braddock tracks down a gambling ring.
  • The Case of the Miracle Mud
    9/20/51
    7.3
    Posing as an injured veteran, Jim Edwards tries to con people into thinking that the mud around his house has healing powers.
  • Sick Old Man
    Sick Old Man
    Episode 2
    9/13/51
    5.9
    An old man cons people out of money pretending to be sick and Captain Braddock investigates.
  • Kite High
    Kite High
    Episode 1
    9/6/51
    6.4
    Captain Braddock investigates a crooked card game.