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American Greed

American Greed

Stacy Keach narrates this dissection of the dark side of the American Dream, a survey of how far some people go to become rich, no matter the cost to themselves and those around them. Real-life cases are reviewed and involve such criminal activity as credit card scams, identity theft, counterfeiting and Ponzi schemes.

Premiere:
Jun 21, 2007
Original Network:
CNBC
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The Spy Who Scammed Me

S10, E07  (First Aired: Oct. 30, 2015)
A private security contractor promises to help win the freedom of detained oil executives and claims he can find out who abducted Madeleine McCann.
  • Thu 8/25
  • 9:00PM-10:00PM
  • CNBC

Medical Gloves With Holes

S11, E15  (First Aired: Aug. 18, 2016)
A fraudster in California promises to build a medical glove factory in the U.S. and steals millions of dollars from investors.
  • Thu 8/25
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • CNBC

Hack Me if You Can/ Goodfella Gone Bad

S11, E16  (First Aired: Aug. 25, 2016)
A 28-year-old hacker named Daniel Rigmaiden allegedly steals millions of dollars from the U.S. government; a wise-guy wannabe in witness protection creates a mortgage fraud scam.
  • Thu 8/25
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • CNBC

The Fool's Gold

(First Aired: Apr. 11, 2013)
A smooth-talking ladies' man creates a phony gold scheme.
  • Sat 8/27
  • 3:00AM-3:30AM
  • CNBC

9/11 Fraud

(First Aired: Sep. 7, 2011)
The illegal length's people will go to steal money in times of a tragedy.
  • Thu 9/1
  • 9:00PM-10:00PM
  • CNBC

Ray Nagin: New Orleans Shakedown

S11, E01  (First Aired: Mar. 31, 2016)
The former New Orleans Mayor exploits the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina by accepting bribes and corrupting the rebuilding process.
  • Thu 9/1
  • 10:00PM-11:00PM
  • CNBC

Psychic Fiend's Network

S11, E05  (First Aired: May. 12, 2016)
A phony psychic scams a wealthy but lonely timber baron out of millions while her devious daughter pretends to be in love with him.
  • Thu 9/1
  • 11:00PM-12:00AM
  • CNBC

Rapper$ Delight

(First Aired: Jul. 30, 2013)
A former bank robber makes millions by promoting musicians.
  • Sat 9/3
  • 3:00AM-3:30AM
  • CNBC

Seattle Roasted/ The Stealing Socialite

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S11, E17 
Darren Berg of Seattle scams several investors, procuring himself two yachts, a private jet and a lakeside mansion; New York socialite Dina Wein Reis executes a grey market selling scam.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 8:00PM-9:00PM
  • CNBC

Pain Killer Profits

S11, E11  (First Aired: Jun. 30, 2016)
Twin brothers make millions from the illicit sale of oxycodone and other drugs out of their South Florida pain clinics.
  • Thu 9/8
  • 9:00PM-10:00PM
  • CNBC