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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

3/1/15
11:00 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
3/2/15
03:00 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
3/2/15
08:00 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
3/2/15
02:00 PM
"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
3/2/15
11:00 PM
"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
3/2/15
11:00 PM
"The Dirtiest Con"  A man claims to be reformed after serving seven years in prison for turning his carpet cleaning company into a multimillion-dollar scam.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/3/15
12:00 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
3/3/15
01:00 AM
"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) CNBC
3/3/15
08:00 AM
"Extreme Home Ripoffs; Greedings From Florida"  Two scheming brothers use a home remodeling business to rip off millions of dollars from Chicago homeowners; a scam artist tricks Florida retirees into investing in fake New York real estate.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/3/15
02:00 PM
"Extreme Home Ripoffs; Greedings From Florida"  Two scheming brothers use a home remodeling business to rip off millions of dollars from Chicago homeowners; a scam artist tricks Florida retirees into investing in fake New York real estate.  (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.