Evil By Design

Evil By Design

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Introducing: A Death in Cryptoland

When the young CEO of Canada’s largest cryptocurrency exchange is reported to have died while honeymooning in India, it sets off a cataclysmic chain of events that would leave about 76,000 people out of a quarter of a billion dollars and a trail of conspiracy theories around whet ...  Show more

Introducing: The Next Call with David Ridgen

From David Ridgen, the creator of Someone Knows Something, comes the new investigative podcast The Next Call. Tackling unsolved cases through strategic phone calls. From the victim's family members to potential suspects, the investigation unfolds with The Next Call. More episodes ...  Show more

Episode 8: The Enablers

Nygard now sits in a Manitoba jail cell, awaiting extradition and a possible criminal trial. But what of the many others who have been accused of helping him along the way? 

Episode 7: Flesh and Blood

Once thought to be the heir to the international clothing empire, he is now a fierce defender of his father’s accusers. Meet Peter Nygard’s son, Kai. 

Episode 6: 'Peter Says Hi'

Surveillance, threats, and criminal prosecutions. Host Timothy Sawa saw, up close, the extreme lengths that Peter Nygard and his associates were willing to go to, in order to stop the CBC’s reporting. 

Episode 5: ‘It’s always been known in Winnipeg’

Journalists have been trying to report on the allegations against Peter Nygard for decades now. How has so much been kept so quiet for so long? 

Episode 4: ‘A Thursday Night in November’

It didn’t just happen at Nygard Cay; it wasn’t just in the Bahamas. There are sexual assault allegations against Nygard that date back more than 40 years ago, in his hometown of Winnipeg. 

Episode 3: Richette

If girls and women had been abused at Nygard Cay, Richette Ross would be key in exposing those secrets. The former employee tells us what she witnessed; why she worked for Nygard for as long as she did; and how someone can be an accomplice, whistleblower, and a victim. 

Episode 2: Carte Blanche

Who is Peter Nygard? The son of Finnish immigrants to Canada, he rose to become boss of an eponymous fashion label that once boasted hundreds of stores around the world. Nygard’s success gave him the means to move to the Bahamas and build a fantastical resort estate, which he als ...  Show more

Episode 1: The Jane Does

The world would not be talking about ‘Peter Nygard, the predator’ if it weren’t for a group of ten mostly Bahamian girls and young women who accused the fashion mogul of raping them. Two original ‘Jane Does’ tell their stories. They say, in their early teens, they were lured with ...  Show more

Trailer: Evil By Design

Canadian fashion retail mogul Peter Nygard was arrested on Dec. 14 in Winnipeg, and is in custody facing extradition to the United States. He has been indicted for crimes related to sex trafficking and racketeering, following an extensive FBI investigation. CBC journalist Timothy ...  Show more