American Greed 2007 | TV Show

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A look at people who allegedly break the law in their quest for cash. Included: art heists; Ponzi schemes; stolen identities.

Premiered: June 21, 2007

Rating: None

User Rating:4.18 out of 5 (17 ratings)

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Sat Feb 28 10:00pm
Charity Begins at Home(Season 9, Episode 7) CNBC

An international business tycoon scams investors out of 40 million dollars.

Sat Feb 28 11:00pm
The Home Invaders; Nashville's Predator(Season 8, Episode 13) CNBC

Investigating a scam involving a leaseback plan that purports to protect homeowners but actually leads to foreclosure. Also: A fraudulent financial planner tries to buy the naming rights for an NHL arena.

Sun Mar 1 1:00am
Sudden Death; Hip Hop Hustle(Season 8, Episode 4) CNBC

A Houston financial adviser commits suicide amid a $39 million scam; a wannabe rapper goes on a spending spree after allegedly scamming investors with a false movie gig.

Sun Mar 1 3:00am
The Mustang Ranch: Money, Women and Murder(Season 3, Episode 7) CNBC

The story of Nevada's infamous Mustang Ranch, the first legal brothel in the U.S., and its original owner, Joe Conforte, who fled the country to avoid paying taxes.

Sun Mar 1 4:00am
The Body Snatcher(Season 3, Episode 8) CNBC

The story of former dentist Michael Mastromarino, the ringleader of a group that stripped corpses of valuable tissue and tendons. He was sentenced to 18 to 54 years in prison.

Sun Mar 1 5:00am
Skin Doctor Takes His Cut; Revolutionary Guru of Greed(Season 3, Episode 5) CNBC

The story of Florida dermatologist Michael Rosin, who performed unnecessary skin-cancer operations on elderly patients; the story of Marc Harris, an accountant convicted on charges of tax evasion and money laundering.

Sun Mar 1 8:00pm
Charity Begins at Home(Season 9, Episode 7) CNBC

An international business tycoon scams investors out of 40 million dollars.

Sun Mar 1 11:00pm
The Home Invaders; Nashville's Predator(Season 8, Episode 13) CNBC

Investigating a scam involving a leaseback plan that purports to protect homeowners but actually leads to foreclosure. Also: A fraudulent financial planner tries to buy the naming rights for an NHL arena.

Mon Mar 2 3:00am
A Scam Exposed: Strippers and Insider Trading; Economan: Superthief!(Season 3, Episode 6) CNBC

The story of Wall Street brokers David Pajcin and Gene Plotkin, who orchestrated an insider-trading scheme. Also: the story of Al Parish, a former college professor who scammed investors out of $66 million.

Tue Mar 3 12:00am
Charity Begins at Home(Season 9, Episode 7) CNBC

An international business tycoon scams investors out of 40 million dollars.

Tue Mar 3 1:00am
Lights! Camera! Fraud!(Season 8, Episode 10) CNBC

A filmmaker's silent partner steals millions in investor funds.

Tue Mar 3 11:00pm
The Dirtiest Con(Season 9, Episode 6) CNBC

A reformed conman sets up his own fraud discovery business, but it's not what it seems.

Wed Mar 4 7:00pm
Charity Begins at Home(Season 9, Episode 7) CNBC

An international business tycoon scams investors out of 40 million dollars.

Thu Mar 5 7:00pm
The Cash King(Season 9, Episode 5) CNBC

An entrepreneur tricks investors out of millions.

Thu Mar 5 9:00pm
A Widow's Web(Season 9, Episode 4) CNBC

A perfect life unravels when the husband ends up dead.

Thu Mar 5 10:00pm
Fri Mar 6 12:00am
Nicholas Cosmo: All Interest, No Return(Season 6, Episode 10) CNBC

The case of Nicholas Cosmo, a Long Island man who pleaded guilty in October 2010 to two charges of mail and wire fraud for his role in running a $400-million Ponzi scheme.

Sat Mar 7 12:00am
A Wolf in Priest's Clothing(Season 8, Episode 12) CNBC

A profile of Martin Sigillito, a St. Louis Anglican bishop who was convicted of masterminding a Ponzi scheme.

Sat Mar 7 1:00am
The Falcon & the Con Man(Season 8, Episode 7) CNBC

The story of Russell Wasendorf Sr., former CEO of Peregrine Financial Group, who confessed to robbing customers of more than $200 million before attempting suicide outside the company's headquarters.

Sat Mar 7 4:00am
Art Heist: Fine Arts Express; Medical Scams: Dr. Martinez(Season 1, Episode 3) CNBC

An interview with convicted art thief Donald R. Rasch, who helped orchestrate the theft of paintings worth$4 million, including works by Picasso and Matisse. Also: the case of Dr. Jorge Martinez, who's serving a life sentence for health-care fraud that res (more…)

Sat Mar 7 5:00am
Meth Identity Thieves; Wheaton Bandit(Season 1, Episode 4) CNBC

The case of the so-called Wheaton Bandit, who's responsible for at least 16 bank heists in the Chicago area. Also: the link between meth addiction and identify theft.

Sat Mar 7 11:00pm
Talk Radio Takedown(Season 7, Episode 9) CNBC

The case of Minneapolis money manager Trevor Cook, who bilked investors out of more than $190 million. Among the ways he lured victims: talk radio, as one of his co-conspirators hosted a successful Christian talk-radio show about money.

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