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American Greed

"Union Bu$ter; The Fool's Gold"

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  CNBC
Duration: 1 hour
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Crime

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

2/27/15
05:00 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
2/28/15
12:00 AM
"Fraud in Cyberspace"  Convict Barry Watson steals from his computer networking business.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
2/28/15
04:00 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
2/28/15
05:00 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
2/28/15
12:00 PM
"Young Lust Goes Bust"  A middle-aged real estate investor finds love and steals client money to impress his new bride.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
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
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.