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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

2/27/15
01:00 AM
"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
2/27/15
08:00 AM
"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
2/27/15
02:00 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
2/27/15
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
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.