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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

4/18/15
12:00 PM
"The Bonnie and Clyde of Mortgage Fraud"  A dishonest mortgage broker and a single mother team up to reap millions in the real-estate market.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/18/15
03:00 PM
"Boy Band Bandit: Lou Pearlman's $500 Million Ponzi"  Boy band mogul, Lou Pearlman, used his music business success to attract money into is fraudulent investment program.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/19/15
03:00 AM
"Raffaello Follieri"  An Italian real estate developer romances a Hollywood starlet and misappropriates investor funds.  (Repeat) CNBC
4/19/15
04:00 AM
"The Mad Max of Wall Street"  A short seller uses secret government information to make millions of dollars in a trading scam.  (Repeat) CNBC
4/19/15
05:00 AM
"Suicide Is Painless"  Hedge-fund manager Samuel Israel III fakes his own death after defrauding investors of more than $450 million.  (Repeat) CNBC
4/19/15
10:00 AM
"The Mad Max of Wall Street"  A short seller uses secret government information to make millions of dollars in a trading scam.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/19/15
01:00 PM
"Two Brothers, Two Murders: The Kissel Case"  The murders of the Kissel brothers and the ensuing sensational case that followed.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/19/15
05:00 PM
"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) CNBCWLD
4/20/15
01:00 AM
"Shipwrecked"  A clever con man scams millions using a wet and wild fraud in the city of Grand Rapids, Mich.  (Repeat) CNBC
4/20/15
03:00 AM
"The Black Widows"  Two elderly California women befriend homeless men, then kill them to collect insurance money.  (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.