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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Stacy Keach (Narrator)

03:00 AM
"The Art of the Steal; Folsom Felon"  A famous art dealer cons New York high society out of millions.  (Repeat) CNBC
04:00 AM
"Cutting Profits: Necessary Surgeries; Government Contractors Steal Millions"  Government contractors steal millions; dermatologist performs unsanitary and unnecessary procedures.  (Repeat) CNBC
05:00 AM
"Hedge Fund Imposter"  A superstar attorney impersonates an executive to bilk hedge funds out of millions.  (Repeat) CNBC
10:00 AM
"Deadly Rx for Greed"  Pharmacist Robert Courtney dilutes chemotherapy medications and bills patients for the full amount, pocketing the difference.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
01:00 PM
"Inside the WorldCom Scam; DHS: Dept of Hollywood Scams"  WorldCom stock crashes in 2002, leaving behind defrauded investors, out-of-work employees and disappearing retirement funds; a Hollywood producer cons investors.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
05:00 PM
"Fraud in Cyberspace"  Convict Barry Watson steals from his computer networking business.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
08:00 PM
"Fine Art: A Portrait of Fraud"  Viewers tune in to watch a live auction show that turns out to be nothing more than con artists selling fake art.  (Repeat) CNBC
09:00 PM
"'Vintage' Wine Fraud"  A counterfeit wine dealer dominates the fine wine scene, making millions selling his cheap basement blends through elite auction houses.  (Repeat) CNBC
10:00 PM
"The Car Con"  Brothers Darain and Cory Atkinson start a business selling vehicle service contracts, but the warranties prove worthless and the brothers pocket millions.  (Repeat) CNBC
11:00 PM
"In Harm's Way"  A US Military contractor loots his company of $190 million and goes on a wild spending spree, including a reported $10 million party for his teenage daughter and a $100,000 diamond-encrusted belt buckle.  (Repeat) CNBC
American Greed

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.

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Stacy Keach

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.