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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

5/30/15
12:00 PM
"The Art of the Steal; Folsom Felon"  A famous art dealer cons New York high society out of millions.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/30/15
03:00 PM
"Hedge Fund Imposter"  A superstar attorney impersonates an executive to bilk hedge funds out of millions.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/30/15
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
5/30/15
08:00 PM
"Wild West Rip-Off"  A charismatic New Mexico real estate broker scams $75 million in a fake land investment program.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/31/15
03:00 AM
"Suicide Is Painless"  Hedge-fund manager Samuel Israel III fakes his own death after defrauding investors of more than $450 million.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/31/15
04:00 AM
"The Black Widows"  Two elderly California women befriend homeless men, then kill them to collect insurance money.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/31/15
05:00 AM
"Raffaello Follieri"  An Italian real estate developer romances a Hollywood starlet and misappropriates investor funds.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/31/15
10:00 AM
"The Wizard of Sarasota"  Arthur Nadel conjures up a huge hedge fund. Then he disappears and leaves clients without their life savings. Get the inside story on a multi-million-dollar Ponzi scheme.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/31/15
01:00 PM
"Mark Weinberger: Nose no Bounds"  An esteemed doctor turns to white-collar crime and becomes a most-wanted fugitive.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/31/15
05:00 PM
"Kenneth Starr: Naked Greed: Celebrity Scam Artist"  An accountant to stars mismanages clients' money, pockets millions and marries an exotic dancer.  (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.