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American Greed

"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)

Fri 3/13 7:00 PM  CNBC
Duration: 1 hour
No Rating
Crime

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

3/5/15
07:00 PM
"The Cash King"  A man sets his sights on strip clubs, real estate, Iraqi currency, diamonds and even mind control technology.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/5/15
09:00 PM
"A Widow's Web"  A couples life unravels in a fury of greed and hate when one of them ends up dead.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/5/15
10:00 PM
"The Real Wolf of Wall Street"  Stockbroker Jordan Belfort pleads guilty to fraud and does jail time; Belfort gets a Hollywood makeover.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/5/15
11:00 PM
"Lights! Camera! Fraud!"  An independent film spins out of control when a filmmaker's silent partner and spiritual guru helps himself to investor funds.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/6/15
12:00 AM
"Nicholas Cosmo: All Interest, No Return"  Nicholas Cosmo pleads guilty to federal mail fraud and wire fraud in 2009 for his involvement in a Ponzi scheme that resulted in losses of more than $195 million.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/6/15
01:00 AM
"The Real Wolf of Wall Street"  Stockbroker Jordan Belfort pleads guilty to fraud and does jail time; Belfort gets a Hollywood makeover.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/6/15
08:00 AM
"The Car Con"  Brothers Darain and Cory Atkinson start a business selling vehicle service contracts, but the warranties prove worthless and the brothers pocket millions.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/6/15
02:00 PM
"The Car Con"  Brothers Darain and Cory Atkinson start a business selling vehicle service contracts, but the warranties prove worthless and the brothers pocket millions.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/6/15
05:00 PM
"The Car Con"  Brothers Darain and Cory Atkinson start a business selling vehicle service contracts, but the warranties prove worthless and the brothers pocket millions.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/7/15
12:00 AM
"The Falcon and the Con Man"  A man attempts suicide and confesses to an extraordinary fraud that he perpetrated for the past two decades at a leading commodity futures brokerage.  (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.