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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

8/7/15
08:00 PM
"Union Bu$ter; The Fool's Gold"  Construction workers unwittingly foot the bill for Melissa King's lifestyle; a smooth-talking ladies-man creates a phony gold scheme.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/7/15
09:00 PM
"'Vintage' Wine Fraud"  A counterfeit wine dealer dominates the fine wine scene, making millions selling his cheap basement blends through elite auction houses.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/7/15
10:00 PM
"A Con Man's Deadly Revenge"  A man and his brothers run a massive $40 million rare coin con until they're caught and embark on a grisly revenge plan.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/7/15
11:00 PM
"In Harm's Way"  A US Military contractor loots his company of $190 million and goes on a wild spending spree, including a reported $10 million party for his teenage daughter and a $100,000 diamond-encrusted belt buckle.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/8/15
12:00 AM
"Ea$y Being Green"  A con man runs a fake green energy business and collects millions by scamming major corporations; a notorious cat burglar steals sterling silver in America's most expensive ZIP codes.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/8/15
12:00 AM
"Rapper$ Delight; The Grapes of Greed"  A former bank robber makes millions by promoting musicians; a man's fake fine wine storage business.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/8/15
01:00 AM
"Charity Begins At Home"  An international crook steals more than 40 million dollars from investors and the US government through a sham computer company and bogus plots to build homes for the poor.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/8/15
04:00 AM
"Stephen Trantel: Bank Robbing Broker"  The story of Wall Street wiz, Stephen Trantel, a one time successful commodities broker who turns to bank robbing to support his greedy lifestyle.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/8/15
05:00 AM
"Suicide Is Painless"  Hedge-fund manager Samuel Israel III fakes his own death after defrauding investors of more than $450 million.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/8/15
12:00 PM
"Ea$y Being Green"  A con man runs a fake green energy business and collects millions by scamming major corporations; a notorious cat burglar steals sterling silver in America's most expensive ZIP codes.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
American Greed

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.

Current cast
Stacy Keach

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.