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American Greed

Examining how far people will go to become rich. 

Crew:
Stacy Keach (Narrator)

5/22/15
08:00 AM
"The Royal Scam: Kings of Counterfeit"  The $10 million king of counterfeit money lives it up.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/22/15
02:00 PM
"The Royal Scam: Kings of Counterfeit"  The $10 million king of counterfeit money lives it up.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/22/15
05:00 PM
"The Royal Scam: Kings of Counterfeit"  The $10 million king of counterfeit money lives it up.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/22/15
07:00 PM
"Tri Energy"  An international diplomat brokers a fake gold deal to fund his dreams of stardom.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/22/15
08:00 PM
"The Lady Killer"  A Florida man wins millions in the lottery then disappears.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/22/15
09:00 PM
"Suicide Is Painless"  Hedge-fund manager Samuel Israel III fakes his own death after defrauding investors of more than $450 million.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/22/15
10:00 PM
"Wild West Rip-Off"  A charismatic New Mexico real estate broker scams $75 million in a fake land investment program.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/22/15
11:00 PM
"The Wealth Builder Club"  The son of a preacher bilks believers out of nearly $65 million promising huge returns for short-term investments.  (Repeat) CNBC
5/23/15
12:00 AM
"Scott Rothstein"  A high-flying Florida lawyer steals billions to fuel his lifestyle.  (Repeat) CNBCWLD
5/23/15
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) 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.