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American Greed

"Lee Farkas/Taylor Bean & Whitaker: Financial Home Invasion"

Lee Farkas invents fake loans and funnels millions in a scam that leaves thousands jobless and leads to one of the largest bank failures in America.  (Repeat)

Sat 4/25 10:00 PM  CNBC
Duration: 1 hour
No Rating
Crime

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

4/22/15
08:00 AM
"The Body Snatcher: Michael Mastromarino"  Michael Mastromarino is convicted of illegally harvesting and selling body parts of cadavers to biotech companies.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/22/15
02:00 PM
"The Body Snatcher: Michael Mastromarino"  Michael Mastromarino is convicted of illegally harvesting and selling body parts of cadavers to biotech companies.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/22/15
05:00 PM
"The Body Snatcher: Michael Mastromarino"  Michael Mastromarino is convicted of illegally harvesting and selling body parts of cadavers to biotech companies.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/23/15
08:00 AM
"Suicide Is Painless"  Hedge-fund manager Samuel Israel III fakes his own death after defrauding investors of more than $450 million.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/23/15
02:00 PM
"Suicide Is Painless"  Hedge-fund manager Samuel Israel III fakes his own death after defrauding investors of more than $450 million.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/23/15
05:00 PM
"Suicide Is Painless"  Hedge-fund manager Samuel Israel III fakes his own death after defrauding investors of more than $450 million.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/23/15
09:00 PM
"Loan Scam: Money for Nothing/Hawaiian Punched: Fraud in Paradise"  A sting operation brings down a Denver businessman; a charismatic con man uses the promise of huge returns to put $30 million in his own pocket.  (Repeat) CNBC
4/23/15
10:00 PM
"Dealing in Deceit"  San Francisco entrepreneur Samuel Mouli Cohen starts an Internet music company and fraudulently takes in $31 million from celebrities, investors and a charity dedicated to help the poor.  (Repeat) CNBC
4/23/15
11:00 PM
"TJX/Albert Gonzalez"  A group of hackers live it up and decide to get rich or die trying.  (Repeat) CNBC
4/24/15
12:00 AM
"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) 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.