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Friday, June 7 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Murder for Hire: Inside a Contract Killing Sting Operation, presented by Oxygen

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What would you do if someone you knew or loved wanted you dead? 

Oxygen’s new series Murder for Hire gives true crime fans a look inside the dark world of contract killings, showcasing some of the most fascinating murder for hire cases ever caught on tape. In this panel of real people who were involved in an actual undercover sting you will hear from intended victim and survivor Meghan Verikas, Houston Police Detective Javier Duran along with Harris County Assistant District Attorneys Samantha Knecht and Cameron Calligan, who will all share their first-hand experiences on a double murder for hire scheme that sent shock waves through Houston, TX.

The panel will be moderated by Adam Kassen, executive producer for Murder for Hire.

Moderators
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Adam Kassen

Executive Producer, Oxygen's "Murder for Hire"
Adam Kassen is an Emmy®, Golden Globe, and PGA nominated producer, director and writer for film and television. He currently serves as the executive producer and director on Oxygen’s “Murder for Hire”. He also produced Oxygen’s “Criminal Confessions” and serves as an... Read More →

Speakers
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Cameron Calligan

Assistant District Attorney
Samantha and Cameron joined this murder for hire investigation to do the undercover operations and extensive research. Their meticulous investigative skills were instrumental in making sure they had all the information to indict the murder for hire culprits.  
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Javier Duran

Detective
Javier Duran worked undercover to ultimately foil the plan of the two individuals trying to put a hit out on their former significant others.
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Meghan Verikas

Meghan Verikas was placed in a dangerous situation by someone she loved when her own boyfriend hired someone to put a contract out on her life. She will share her rollercoaster experience on the CrimeCon stage.
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Samantha Knecht

Assistant District Attorney
Samantha and Cameron joined this murder for hire investigation to do the undercover operations and extensive research. Their meticulous investigative skills were instrumental in making sure they had all the information to indict the murder for hire culprits.  


Friday June 7, 2019 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Breakout 1 (Grand Salon A/B)

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