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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

3/1/15
10:00 AM
"$udden Death; Hip Hop Hustle"  A successful financial advisor's world crumbles under a multi-million dollar scam; a Chicago-area rapper convinces a local businessman that he's got a new gig that doesn't exist.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/1/15
01:00 PM
"Make Me Rich or Die; Kids For Cash"  A man threatens investment professionals to make him rich; two judges get rich off a secret deal to build juvenile detention centers.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/1/15
08:00 PM
"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
3/1/15
11:00 PM
"Detroit 'Crime Boss' Mayor"  A former Detroit mayor and his friends extort city contractors, abuse public funds and turn the mayor's office into their own cash-making machine.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/2/15
03:00 AM
"A Scam Exposed: Strippers and Insider Trading; Economan: Superthief"  Brokers David Pajcin and Gene Plotkin mastermind a $7 million insider trading scheme; con man Al Parish.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/2/15
08:00 AM
"The Falcon and the Con Man"  A man attempts suicide and confesses to an extraordinary fraud that he perpetrated for the past two decades at a leading commodity futures brokerage.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/2/15
02:00 PM
"The Falcon and the Con Man"  A man attempts suicide and confesses to an extraordinary fraud that he perpetrated for the past two decades at a leading commodity futures brokerage.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/2/15
11:00 PM
"The Falcon and the Con Man"  A man attempts suicide and confesses to an extraordinary fraud that he perpetrated for the past two decades at a leading commodity futures brokerage.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/2/15
11:00 PM
"The Dirtiest Con"  A man claims to be reformed after serving seven years in prison for turning his carpet cleaning company into a multimillion-dollar scam.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/3/15
12:00 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
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.