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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

3/6/15
12:00 AM
"Nicholas Cosmo: All Interest, No Return"  Nicholas Cosmo pleads guilty to federal mail fraud and wire fraud in 2009 for his involvement in a Ponzi scheme that resulted in losses of more than $195 million.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/6/15
01:00 AM
"The Real Wolf of Wall Street"  Stockbroker Jordan Belfort pleads guilty to fraud and does jail time; Belfort gets a Hollywood makeover.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/6/15
08:00 AM
"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) CNBCWLD
3/6/15
02:00 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) CNBCWLD
3/6/15
05:00 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) CNBCWLD
3/7/15
12:00 AM
"The Falcon and the Con Man"  A man attempts suicide and confesses to an extraordinary fraud that he perpetrated for the past two decades at a leading commodity futures brokerage.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
3/7/15
12:00 AM
"A Wolf in Priest's Clothing"  A man concocts a $50 million phony international real estate scheme spending millions on his own lavish lifestyle.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/7/15
01:00 AM
"The Falcon and the Con Man"  A man attempts suicide and confesses to an extraordinary fraud that he perpetrated for the past two decades at a leading commodity futures brokerage.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/7/15
04:00 AM
"Art Heist: Fine Arts Express/Medical Scams: Dr. Martinez"  Co-workers conspire to steal more than $4 million in fine art; a doctor's fraud, amounting to millions of dollars, turns deadly.  (Repeat) CNBC
3/7/15
05:00 AM
"Tracking ID Thieves - Are You Safe?; Supermarket Bank Robber"  Meth-addicted ID thieves; an armed bank-robber terrorizes a suburban town.  (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.