26. France – The Phantom WHO Doctor

For 18 years, Jean-Claude Romand pretended to be something he was not: a well-qualified doctor, a loving husband, a doting father. As things started to unravel, he could not bear the thought that everyone in his life would find out that he was a fraud. He took extreme measures in an attempt to keep his secret safe.

Special thanks: Dave Robertson    

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Resources 

Book

The Adversary – A True Story of Monstrous Deception

YouTube

Jean-Claude Romand – The Liar

Web

Wikipedia

Articles

Jean-Claude Romand

Malignant narcissism: The notorious case of Jean-Claude Romand

The request for release of Jean-Claude Romand returned

Movie

L’Adversaire

Credits

Created & Produced by Sonya Lowe

Narrated by: Noel Vinson

Additional script editing: Emma Robertson

Researched by Two Red Romans Productions

Music: “Nordic Medieval” by Marcus Bressler

Background track: Doblado Studios: https://www.youtube.com/c/DobladoStudios

This True Crime Podcast was researched using open source or archive materials.