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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

8/29/15
04:00 AM
"The Royal Scam: Kings of Counterfeit"  The $10 million king of counterfeit money lives it up.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/29/15
05:00 AM
"$200 Million Medical Settlement Scam"  Multimillion-dollar settlement for ailing Fen-phen users hijacked by their attorneys.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/29/15
12:00 PM
"Unsolved: $300 Million Art Heist; Preying on Faith"  The Gardner Museum art theft; evangelist Abraham Kennard scams small, black churches and charitable organizations out of millions of dollars.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/29/15
03:00 PM
"Stealing $$$ From Scientologists; The Art of Fraud"  Reed Slatkin scams wealthy investors by running one of the largest Ponzi schemes in American history; con artist Vilas Likhite sells fake artworks.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/30/15
03:00 AM
"The Art of the Steal; Folsom Felon"  A famous art dealer cons New York high society out of millions.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/30/15
04:00 AM
"Cutting Profits: Necessary Surgeries; Government Contractors Steal Millions"  Government contractors steal millions; dermatologist performs unsanitary and unnecessary procedures.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/30/15
05:00 AM
"Hedge Fund Imposter"  A superstar attorney impersonates an executive to bilk hedge funds out of millions.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/30/15
10:00 AM
"Deadly Rx for Greed"  Pharmacist Robert Courtney dilutes chemotherapy medications and bills patients for the full amount, pocketing the difference.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/30/15
01:00 PM
"Inside the WorldCom Scam; DHS: Dept of Hollywood Scams"  WorldCom stock crashes in 2002, leaving behind defrauded investors, out-of-work employees and disappearing retirement funds; a Hollywood producer cons investors.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/30/15
05:00 PM
"Fraud in Cyberspace"  Convict Barry Watson steals from his computer networking business.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
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.