American Greed: Scams, Scoundrels...

2007, TV Show

Full Episodes(71)

Latest Episode: The Falcon & the Con Man

May 04, 2014 Season 8 Episode 7 watch on

With a signed confession at his side revealing an extraordinary $200 million fraud that he perpetrated for two decades, the CEO of Peregrine Financial Group attempts suicide. He admits to deceiving financial regulators and robbing his customers.

9/11 Fraud

Sep 07, 2011 Season 5 Episode 15

American Greed uncovers three tragic tales of deception and reveals the shocking lengths people will go to steal money following a national tragedy.
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Mark Weinberger: Nose No Bounds

May 04, 2011 Season 5 Episode 14

Dr. Mark Weinberger—a self-proclaimed “nose doctor”—has it all and isn’t afraid to flaunt it. But inside The Weinberger Sinus Clinic, all is not what it seems. American Greed profiles a multi-million dollar tale of deception.
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The Wizard of Sarasota

Apr 27, 2011 Season 5 Episode 13

Arthur Nadel magically conjures up a $330 million hedge fund. In the blink of an eye, he disappears and leaves clients without their life savings. American Greed presents the inside story of a multimillion dollar Ponzi scheme!
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Hedge Fund Imposter

Apr 13, 2011 Season 5 Episode 12

Marc Dreier is a high-powered lawyer with celebrity clients. Despite the upscale façade, Dreier turns out to be a common conman who steals more than $700 million from hedge funds. American Greed profiles a story of massive deception and fraud.
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The Art of the Steal/The Folsom Felon

Apr 06, 2011 Season 5 Episode 11

Larry Salander is one of the biggest names in New York’s art world. But collectors see red when he swipes more than $100 million....Stefan Wilson says his investment fund is a sure thing, but business with Wilson comes at a very high price.
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The Royal Scam: Kings of Counterfeit

Mar 30, 2011 Season 5 Episode 10

A tough guy from Chicago’s South Side finds his way off the streets and into a life of crime. Art Williams, Jr. prints millions in fake dollars. Go inside the fascinating case of a counterfeiting master craftsman.
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The Slaughterhouse

Mar 23, 2011 Season 5 Episode 9

A slaughterhouse employs hundreds in a small town and brings in more than $300 million annually. But there are whispers of threats, extortion and child labor abuses. Sholom Rubashkin runs the family business. Is he a dutiful son or a corporate crook?
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Fraudster of the Opera/Frozen Assets – the Ice Capers

Mar 16, 2011 Season 5 Episode 8

Money manager Albert Vilar pledges millions to operas around the world...but with whose money? Then, Silicon Valley success “Boots” Del Biaggio is passionate about hockey. His desire to become a sports mogul leads to a multimillion-dollar fraud!
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The Bling Ring/The Fraudster, the Ex-Stripper and the Missin...

Mar 09, 2011 Season 5 Episode 7

In this episode, a gang of celebrity wannabes robs celebrity homes and steals millions in jewelry, clothing and artwork. Then...a high-rolling financier has a shady past, a gambling habit, and a murdered wife.
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$1.2 Billion Scam: Ft. Frauderdale

Feb 23, 2011 Season 5 Episode 6

Scott Rothstein is a Ft. Lauderdale attorney making millions. He’s the life of the party, a guy who wants the world to love him. But Rothstein is actually a criminal mastermind. This is the story behind the largest Ponzi scheme in Florida history.
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A Most Generous Criminal

Feb 16, 2011 Season 5 Episode 5

He’s a trusted advisor and a philanthropist. Bob McLean runs a successful investment firm and donates millions to his favorite causes. But McLean has a dark, devastating secret. American Greed profiles a story of phony philanthropy.
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Hackers: Operation Get Rich or Die Tryin’

Feb 09, 2011 Season 5 Episode 4

Albert Gonzalez leads a gang with an insatiable appetite for sex, drugs…and your encrypted information. They steal credit card numbers and make a fortune by selling them on the black market. But the multi-million dollar scam has deadly consequences.
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Fool’s Gold

Feb 02, 2011 Season 5 Episode 3

He’s a philanthropist, diplomat and international man of mystery. Dr. Henry Jones promises to get investors in on a secret gold deal. But Dr. Jones is leading a double life—a life unknown even to his partners in crime.
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Financial Guru Gone Bad

Jan 26, 2011 Season 5 Episode 2

Troy Titus promises to make you rich. Thousands attend his lectures, buy his DVDs and invest with the man who portrays himself as a moneymaking magician. It’s true to an extent...Titus makes money disappear in a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme!
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Bank Robbing Broker

Jan 19, 2011 Season 5 Episode 1

Stephen Trantel is a husband, a father…and a bank robber. He was once a broker making hundreds of thousands of dollars. Unemployed, Trantel embarks on a new career…of crime. His life—and the lives of those who love him--are changed forever.
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