Construction workers unwittingly foot the bill for Melissa King's lifestyle; a smooth-talking ladies-man creates a phony gold scheme. (Repeat)
Sun 3/8 8:00 PM
Duration: 1 hour
Stacy Keach (Narrator)
|"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|
|"Fraud in Cyberspace" Convict Barry Watson steals from his computer networking business. (Repeat)||CNBCWLD|
|"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|
|"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|
|"Young Lust Goes Bust" A middle-aged real estate investor finds love and steals client money to impress his new bride. (Repeat)||CNBCWLD|
|"The Cunning Cowgirl Crook; Dollars For Dumps" A small town comptroller steals $53 million from her city to fund a horse-breeding empire; a crooked real estate developer lures victims to his phony residential oases. (Repeat)||CNBCWLD|
|"Charity Begins At Home" An international crook steals more than 40 million dollars from investors and the US government through a sham computer company and bogus plots to build homes for the poor. (Repeat)||CNBC|
|"The Home Invaders; Nashville's Predator" Rivertown Financial, a home's equity and owners becoming homeless; a financial planner reaps millions from client accounts including the 401k of workers at a camp for seriously ill children. (Repeat)||CNBC|
|"$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|
|"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|
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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