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American Greed

"Talk Radio Takedown"

Trevor Cook runs an investment fund and solicits $190 million from U.S. investors that heard his message through talk radio.  (Repeat)

Thu 4/2 9:00 PM  CNBC
Duration: 1 hour
No Rating
Crime

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

3/29/15
05:00 PM
"Religious Prey; Dr. Miko's Medical Scams"  A church Ponzi scheme; a doctor's fraud ends in murder.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/29/15
09:00 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
3/29/15
10:00 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
3/29/15
11:00 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
3/30/15
03:00 AM
"Robbing Hollywood's A-List; Soaking the Rich at Auction"  Money manager Dana Giacchetto misuses funds from his famous clients; A. Alfred Taubman discusses the price-fixing scandal at two famous auction houses.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/30/15
08:00 AM
"Stockbroker Steals From Clients; Builds Harem"  Martin Frankel pleads guilty to fraud and racketeering.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/30/15
02:00 PM
"Stockbroker Steals From Clients; Builds Harem"  Martin Frankel pleads guilty to fraud and racketeering.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/30/15
05:00 PM
"Stockbroker Steals From Clients; Builds Harem"  Martin Frankel pleads guilty to fraud and racketeering.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/31/15
08:00 AM
"When Greed and Giving Collide; Confessions of a Con Man"  Foundation for New Era Philanthropy; investment-fraud case.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/31/15
02:00 PM
"When Greed and Giving Collide; Confessions of a Con Man"  Foundation for New Era Philanthropy; investment-fraud case.  (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.