Genre: Newsmagazine, Crime Drama, Documentary
Premise: 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.
S02, E03 (First Aired: Feb. 13, 2008)
The Gardner Museum art theft; evangelist Abraham Kennard scams small, black churches and charitable organizations out of millions of dollars.
(First Aired: Apr. 11, 2013)
A smooth-talking ladies' man creates a phony gold scheme.