American Greed 2007 | TV Show Watchlist

Tue Jul 28 11:00pm
Vintage Wine Fraud(Season 9, Episode 11) CNBC

A wine counterfeiter bilks wealthy oenophiles out of tens of thousands of dollars.

Fri Jul 31 1:00am
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.

Fri Jul 31 7:00pm
The Car Con(Season 8, Episode 11) CNBC

Profiling Darain and Cory Atkinson, who owned and operated a fraudulent vehicle-service-contract business called US Fidelis.

Fri Jul 31 8:00pm
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.

Fri Jul 31 9:00pm
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.

Fri Jul 31 10:00pm
In Harm's WayNew(Season 9, Episode 12) CNBC

A military contractor is accused of using company funds to pay for his daughter's $10 million party, cosmetic surgery for his wife and a $100,000 belt buckle.

Sat Aug 1 12:00am
Ea$y Being Green(Season 9, Episode 3) CNBC

A con man runs a fake green energy business. Also, a cat burglar makes millions stealing sterling silver from rich neighborhoods.

Sat Aug 1 1:00am
In Harm's Way(Season 9, Episode 12) CNBC

A military contractor is accused of using company funds to pay for his daughter's $10 million party, cosmetic surgery for his wife and a $100,000 belt buckle.

Sat Aug 1 4:00am
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.

Sat Aug 1 5:00am
Stealing $$$ From Scientologists; The Art of Fraud(Season 2, Episode 4) CNBC

The case of Reed Slatkin, who orchestrated a ponzi scheme that bilked investors out of almost $600 million. Also: the story of Vilas Likhite, an art dealer-con artist who passed off paintings as works by famous artists.

Sat Aug 1 11:00pm
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 Aug 2 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 Aug 2 4:00am
Deadly RX For Greed(Season 2, Episode 5) CNBC

The story of Kansas City pharmacist Robert Courtney, who pleaded guilty in 2002 to diluting presciption drugs for cancer (and other)patients over a nine-year period in order to increase his profits, is related.

Sun Aug 2 5:00am
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.

Mon Aug 3 3:00am
Inside the WorldCom Scam; DHS: Department of Hollywood Scams(Season 2, Episode 6) CNBC

The story of WorldCom, the communications company that used accounting tricks to cover falling profits. CEO Bernard Ebbers was eventually sentenced to 25 years for securities fraud, among other charges; CFO Scott Sullivan, who cooperated with authorities (more…)

Tue Aug 4 12:00am
The Real Wolf of Wall Street(Season 9, Episode 8) CNBC

A fraudulent stock broker turns himself in and receives a Hollywood makeover after his release.

Tue Aug 4 1:00am
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.

Fri Aug 7 7:00pm
Crash for Cash(Season 6, Episode 14) CNBC

Detailing a Philadelphia insurance-fraud scheme that raked in more than $1 million from 17 different insurance companies by creating fictitious auto accidents.

Fri Aug 7 8:00pm
Union Bu$ter; The Fool's Gold(Season 7, Episode 6) CNBC

The case of Melissa King, a former administrator for Sandhogs Local 147 in New York, who stole $42 million from union accounts; the case of Carl Estep, a con man who claimed he had hundreds of barrels filled with "gold concentrate" that, once refined, woul (more…)

Fri Aug 7 9:00pm
Vintage Wine Fraud(Season 9, Episode 11) CNBC

A wine counterfeiter bilks wealthy oenophiles out of tens of thousands of dollars.

Sat Aug 8 12:00am
Rapper$ Delight; The Grapes of Greed(Season 7, Episode 13) CNBC

Examining the case of Michael McCant, a San Francisco-based concert promoter who promised investors in his business a 30-percent return. In reality, however, he used most of the money to support himself and repay early investors. Also: the story of Mark An (more…)

Sat Aug 8 4:00am
Bank Robbing Broker(Season 5, Episode 1) CNBC

The case of stock broker-turned-bank robber Stephen Trantel.

Sat Aug 8 5:00am
Suicide Is Painless(Season 4, Episode 1) CNBC

The story of Samuel Israel III, who faked his own death in order to escape justice after being found guilty of defrauding investors out of $450 million.

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

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