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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

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
4/20/15
08:00 AM
"A Scam Exposed: Strippers and Insider Trading; Economan: Superthief"  Brokers David Pajcin and Gene Plotkin mastermind a $7 million insider trading scheme; con man Al Parish.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/20/15
02:00 PM
"A Scam Exposed: Strippers and Insider Trading; Economan: Superthief"  Brokers David Pajcin and Gene Plotkin mastermind a $7 million insider trading scheme; con man Al Parish.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/20/15
05:00 PM
"A Scam Exposed: Strippers and Insider Trading; Economan: Superthief"  Brokers David Pajcin and Gene Plotkin mastermind a $7 million insider trading scheme; con man Al Parish.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
4/21/15
08:00 AM
"The Mustang Ranch: Money, Women and Murder"  The story of the Mustang Ranch, the country's first legalized brothel, and its owner Joe Conforte.  (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.