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American Greed

"Fine Art: A Portrait of Fraud"

Viewers tune in to watch a live auction show that turns out to be nothing more than con artists selling fake art.  (Repeat)

Sat 5/30 12:00 AM  CNBC
Duration: 1 hour
No Rating
Crime

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

5/22/15
10:00 PM
"Wild West Rip-Off"  A charismatic New Mexico real estate broker scams $75 million in a fake land investment program.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/22/15
11:00 PM
"The Wealth Builder Club"  The son of a preacher bilks believers out of nearly $65 million promising huge returns for short-term investments.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/23/15
12:00 AM
"Scott Rothstein"  A high-flying Florida lawyer steals billions to fuel his lifestyle.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/23/15
12:00 AM
"Shawn Merriman: The Mormon Madoff"  Shawn Merriman pleads guilty to mail fraud and is sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/23/15
01:00 AM
"Troy A. Titus: Financial Guru Gone Bad"  An "asset protection" guru steals millions from the famous, elderly and sick.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/23/15
12:00 PM
"Scott Rothstein"  A high-flying Florida lawyer steals billions to fuel his lifestyle.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/23/15
03:00 PM
"Danny Pang and The Bling Ring"  A group of wannabe-celebs make off with millions from Hollywood's rich and famous.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/23/15
08:00 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
5/23/15
09:00 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
5/23/15
11:00 PM
"Madoff Behind Bars"  Learn what prison life is really like for Bernie Madoff, the perpetrator of the biggest financial scams in US history.  (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.