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American Greed

"Hedge Fund Imposter"

A superstar attorney impersonates an executive to bilk hedge funds out of millions.  (Repeat)

Sat 5/30 3:00 PM  CNBCWLD
Duration: 1 hour
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Stacy Keach (Narrator)

03:00 PM
"Hedge Fund Imposter"  A superstar attorney impersonates an executive to bilk hedge funds out of millions.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
07:00 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) CNBC
08:00 PM
"Wild West Rip-Off"  A charismatic New Mexico real estate broker scams $75 million in a fake land investment program.  (Repeat) CNBC
03:00 AM
"Suicide Is Painless"  Hedge-fund manager Samuel Israel III fakes his own death after defrauding investors of more than $450 million.  (Repeat) CNBC
04:00 AM
"The Black Widows"  Two elderly California women befriend homeless men, then kill them to collect insurance money.  (Repeat) CNBC
05:00 AM
"Raffaello Follieri"  An Italian real estate developer romances a Hollywood starlet and misappropriates investor funds.  (Repeat) CNBC
10:00 AM
"The Wizard of Sarasota"  Arthur Nadel conjures up a huge hedge fund. Then he disappears and leaves clients without their life savings. Get the inside story on a multi-million-dollar Ponzi scheme.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
01:00 PM
"Mark Weinberger: Nose no Bounds"  An esteemed doctor turns to white-collar crime and becomes a most-wanted fugitive.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
05:00 PM
"Kenneth Starr: Naked Greed: Celebrity Scam Artist"  An accountant to stars mismanages clients' money, pockets millions and marries an exotic dancer.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
08:00 PM
"TJX/Albert Gonzalez"  A group of hackers live it up and decide to get rich or die trying.  (Repeat) CNBC
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.

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Stacy Keach

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.