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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

2/28/15
03:00 PM
"The Cunning Cowgirl Crook; Dollars For Dumps"  A small town comptroller steals $53 million from her city to fund a horse-breeding empire; a crooked real estate developer lures victims to his phony residential oases.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
2/28/15
10:00 PM
"Charity Begins At Home"  An international crook steals more than 40 million dollars from investors and the US government through a sham computer company and bogus plots to build homes for the poor.  (Repeat) CNBC
2/28/15
11:00 PM
"The Home Invaders; Nashville's Predator"  Rivertown Financial, a home's equity and owners becoming homeless; a financial planner reaps millions from client accounts including the 401k of workers at a camp for seriously ill children.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/1/15
01:00 AM
"$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) CNBC
3/1/15
03:00 AM
"The Mustang Ranch: Money, Women and Murder"  The story of the Mustang Ranch, the country's first legalized brothel, and its owner Joe Conforte.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/1/15
04:00 AM
"The Body Snatcher: Michael Mastromarino"  Michael Mastromarino is convicted of illegally harvesting and selling body parts of cadavers to biotech companies.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/1/15
05:00 AM
"Skin Doctor Takes His Cut; Revolutionary Guru of Greed"  Dermatologist Michael Rosin is caught performing dozens of unnecessary surgeries on the elderly; Marc Harris is accused on managing a classic Ponzi scheme.  (Repeat) CNBC
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
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.