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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

8/28/15
08:00 AM
"Fraud in Cyberspace"  Convict Barry Watson steals from his computer networking business.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/28/15
02:00 PM
"Fraud in Cyberspace"  Convict Barry Watson steals from his computer networking business.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/28/15
05:00 PM
"Fraud in Cyberspace"  Convict Barry Watson steals from his computer networking business.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/28/15
07:00 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) CNBC
8/28/15
08:00 PM
"The Playboy of Indiana"  A man with a multimillion-dollar yacht, 80 sports cars and a Playboy magazine model girlfriend runs a $200 million fraud.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/28/15
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
8/28/15
10:00 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) CNBC
8/28/15
11:00 PM
"The Home Invaders; Nashville's Predator"  Rivertown Financial, a home's equity and owners becoming homeless; a financial planner reaps millions from client accounts including the 401k of workers at a camp for seriously ill children.  (Repeat) CNBC
8/29/15
12:00 AM
"Shawn Merriman: The Mormon Madoff"  Shawn Merriman pleads guilty to mail fraud and is sentenced to more than 12 years in prison.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
8/29/15
12:00 AM
"A Widow's Web"  A couples life unravels in a fury of greed and hate when one of them ends up dead.  (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.