American Greed 2007 | TV Show Watchlist

Fri Jun 5 7:00pm
$1.2 Billion Scam: Ft. Frauderdale(Season 5, Episode 6) CNBC

A profile of Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein, a Florida attorney who pleaded guilty in 2010 to running a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. He's serving a 50-year sentence in federal prison.

Fri Jun 5 8:00pm
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.

Fri Jun 5 9:00pm
The Prisoner on Wall Street(Season 7, Episode 3) CNBC

The case of Perry Griggs, who was convicted of wire fraud and money laundering in an investment fraud, and sentenced to eight years in federal prison. While inside, however, he launched another scam that targeted fellow prisoners, many of whom took out sec (more…)

Fri Jun 5 10:00pm
Murder in Memphis(Season 8, Episode 1) CNBC

The Season 8 premiere details the case of Joe Caronna, who was convicted of murdering his wife, Tina, after she discovered that he was posing as an insurance agent and selling false annuities to friends.

Sat Jun 6 12:00am
The Cunning Cowgirl Crook; Dollars for Dumps(Season 8, Episode 3) CNBC

The case of Rita Crundwell, a former comptroller accused of embezzling $53 million from her city to fund a horse-breeding empire, is chronicled. Also: a look at Joe Mazella's real-estate scam.

Sat Jun 6 4:00am
Funny Money(Season 4, Episode 7) CNBC

The case of a counterfeiter who printed more than $7 million in phony money.

Sat Jun 6 5:00am
Flipping Frenzy Scam(Season 4, Episode 8) CNBC

The case of Jeanetta Standefor, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to running a $17.8 million Ponzi scheme.

Sat Jun 6 11:00pm
Galleon Group: The Insider: Raj Rajaratnam(Season 6, Episode 6) CNBC

The story of Galleon Group hedge-fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam, who was convicted of insider trading in May 2011, fined $10 million, ordered to forfeit $54 million and sentenced to 11 years in prison.

Sun Jun 7 3:00am
Crash and Burn(Season 4, Episode 5) CNBC

The story of financier Marcus Schrenker, who faked his death in a plane crash while under investigation for fraud.

Sun Jun 7 4:00am
Sholam Weiss(Season 4, Episode 6) CNBC

The story of scam artist Sholam Weiss, who was convicted in 2000 of stealing $450 million from an insurance company.

Sun Jun 7 5:00am
Funny Money(Season 4, Episode 7) CNBC

The case of a counterfeiter who printed more than $7 million in phony money.

Sun Jun 7 8:00pm
Galleon Group: The Insider: Raj Rajaratnam(Season 6, Episode 6) CNBC

The story of Galleon Group hedge-fund billionaire Raj Rajaratnam, who was convicted of insider trading in May 2011, fined $10 million, ordered to forfeit $54 million and sentenced to 11 years in prison.

Sun Jun 7 9:00pm
Brooklyn's Madoff; Corrupted Software(Season 7, Episode 10) CNBC

The case of Brooklyn investment manager Philip Barry, who ran a decades-long Ponzi scheme that duped 800 investors. Also: the case of Kevin Carney, who claimed to have created a stock-trading computer program that guaranteed 20-percent returns on investmen (more…)

Sun Jun 7 10:00pm
A Con Man's Deadly Revenge(Season 9, Episode 1) CNBC

Brothers run a multi-million-dollar rare coin scam.

Mon Jun 8 12:00am
The Prisoner on Wall Street(Season 7, Episode 3) CNBC

The case of Perry Griggs, who was convicted of wire fraud and money laundering in an investment fraud, and sentenced to eight years in federal prison. While inside, however, he launched another scam that targeted fellow prisoners, many of whom took out sec (more…)

Mon Jun 8 1:00am
The Cash King(Season 9, Episode 5) CNBC

An entrepreneur tricks investors out of millions.

Mon Jun 8 3:00am
Flipping Frenzy Scam(Season 4, Episode 8) CNBC

The case of Jeanetta Standefor, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to running a $17.8 million Ponzi scheme.

Mon Jun 8 11:00pm
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.

Fri Jun 12 7:00pm
William Erpenbeck: Real Estate Home Wrecker(Season 6, Episode 9) CNBC

The case of home builder William Erpenbeck, who pleaded guilty in 2003 to one count of bank fraud in a $33 million scheme that victimized banks and home buyers.

Fri Jun 12 8:00pm
Greedy, Groovy Guru; Doomsday Profit(Season 7, Episode 11) CNBC

The case of Lydia Cladek, who recruited people to invest in an auto-financing business that turned out to be a Ponzi scheme; the case of Ronnie Gene Wilson, who ran a precious metals-based Ponzi scheme.

Fri Jun 12 9:00pm
Charity Begins at Home(Season 9, Episode 7) CNBC

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

Fri Jun 12 10:00pm
Shipwrecked(Season 7, Episode 1) CNBC

The Season 7 premiere tells the story of Michael Vorce, who scammed banks out of $27 million.

Sat Jun 13 12:00am
$1.2 Billion Scam: Ft. Frauderdale(Season 5, Episode 6) CNBC

A profile of Ponzi scheme operator Scott Rothstein, a Florida attorney who pleaded guilty in 2010 to running a $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme. He's serving a 50-year sentence in federal prison.

Sat Jun 13 1:00am
Murder in Memphis(Season 8, Episode 1) CNBC

The Season 8 premiere details the case of Joe Caronna, who was convicted of murdering his wife, Tina, after she discovered that he was posing as an insurance agent and selling false annuities to friends.

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