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American Greed Podcast

CNBC

Scams, sex, and even murder all in the name of a perverted American dream. Enter a world where crime pays until you get caught. CNBC’s unprecedented original true-crime series, “American Greed”, takes you inside the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money. Narrated by award-winning stage, screen, and television actor Stacy Keach.

Scams, sex, and even murder all in the name of a perverted American dream. Enter a world where crime pays until you get caught. CNBC’s unprecedented original true-crime series, “American Greed”, takes you inside the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money. Narrated by award-winning stage, screen, and television actor Stacy Keach.

Location:

United States

Networks:

CNBC

Description:

Scams, sex, and even murder all in the name of a perverted American dream. Enter a world where crime pays until you get caught. CNBC’s unprecedented original true-crime series, “American Greed”, takes you inside the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money. Narrated by award-winning stage, screen, and television actor Stacy Keach.

Language:

English


Episodes

Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino

4/21/2021
Mike The Situation Sorrentino flaunts washboard abs and a party boy image, but when it comes to paying his taxes, he'd rather play than pay. (Original television broadcast: 02-17-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:27:18

Madoff Behind Bar‪s: Inside the mind of the most notorious conman

4/14/2021
Bernie Madoff, the mastermind behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died today behind bars at the age of 82. For more than a decade, Madoff — who was locked away serving a 150-year prison sentence — had been the personification of greed. In December 2018, CNBC special correspondent Scott Cohn and American Greed executive producer Chuck Schaeffer went “behind bars” to uncover Madoff, from the lawyers and investigators to the victims. This episode goes inside the mind of the world’s most...

Duration:00:34:18

All-Star Sports Scam

3/23/2021
Well-heeled financial advisor Peggy Ann Fulford builds a cache of all-star clients and a personal fortune by convincing A-list players like Dennis Rodman that she's in their corner. (Original television broadcast: 03-02-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:41:56

Fake Heiress Cons High Society

2/24/2021
An artsy German heiress Anna Delvey makes a splash in Downtown New York's social scene, but she's really a Russian-born con artist who's trying to swindle $23 million from banks while dodging unpaid bills. (Original television broadcast: 02-24-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:41:35

The Luxury Curse Scam

2/1/2021
From penthouse apartments to a $10 million stadium luxury box, financial adviser Dawn Bennett orchestrates a $20 million scheme and conjures spells to silence investigators. (Original television broadcast: 02-10-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:22

The Luxury Curse Scam

1/20/2021
From penthouse apartments to a $10 million stadium luxury box, financial adviser Dawn Bennett orchestrates a $20 million scheme and conjures spells to silence investigators. (Original television broadcast: 02-10-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:40:38

Starstruck Studio Swindle

12/21/2020
Aspiring Hollywood mogul Carissa Carpenter concocts a plan to construct a major movie studio in northern California. (Original television broadcast: 02-03-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:56

The Fast and the Fraudulent

11/30/2020
Payday loan scam mastermind Scott Tucker swindles millions of cash-strapped borrowers with his convenient online loan business. (Original television broadcast: 01-20-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:29

Painful Greed Turns Deadly

11/20/2020
Healing turns harmful when pharmacist Barry Cadden chooses profits over safety while running a drug compounding center where mold and bacteria thrive. (Original television broadcast: 01-27-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:37:38

Diagnosis: Temptress Health Scam

10/21/2020
“Entrepreneur" Keisha Williams lures investors into pouring millions of dollars into a can’t-miss bid to secure a medical moneymaking technology that never materializes. (Original television broadcast: 01-13-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:41:13

The Fake Prince's Royal Scam

9/21/2020
An outlandish con artist poses as a Saudi royal to cheat investors out of millions, promising them access to Arabian oil stock. (Original television broadcast: 01-06-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:44

The House Flipping Reality Star Fraudster

7/13/2020
Scott Menaged is a trash-talking reality TV house flipper in Phoenix uncovered as a fraud. (Original television broadcast: 09-16-2019) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:17

Black Market Dirty Gold

6/9/2020
Three Miami salesmen have gold fever, as they import billions of dollars worth of the precious metal from South America. But their business plan falls apart when authorities learn the gold has connections to drug cartels and organized crime. (Original television broadcast: 09-09-2019) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:42

Prophets of Greed

5/8/2020
Leaders of a polygamous religious sect demand “Perfect Obedience” from followers, luring them into welfare fraud. (Original television broadcast: 09-02-2019) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:41:18

Best of Greed: The Most Hated Man in America

4/8/2020
"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli is seeking a temporary release from prison to research a treatment for the coronavirus, claiming the pharmaceutical industry's "response to COVID-19 is inadequate." Shkreli became a household name when he jacked up the price of a lifesaving HIV drug 5,000 percent. This quickly earned the former hedge fund manager, investor and pharmaceutical CEO the title of "The most hated man in America." But as American Greed reported in 2018, it was his shady accounting and...

Duration:00:36:45

Paul Manafort

3/10/2020
From luxury properties to an ostrich coat, the hard charging political insider uses his influence to fuel a multimillion-dollar mortgage and tax fraud. (Original television broadcast: 08-26-2019) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:37

The Fyre Festival

1/15/2020
Disgraced Fyre Festival founder Billy McFarland uses fraud to launch his brand and a luxury music festival in the Bahamas. (Season 13 Episode 172 Original Airdate 08-19-2019) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:38:20

The Fake Housewife Of Orange County

12/12/2019
Laguna Beach social climber Elizabeth Mulder finances her plastic surgery, Arabian horses, and ocean view real estate by swindling her close friends. (Original television broadcast: August 27, 2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:40

Operation Crook, Line and Stinker

11/11/2019
A crooked New York City cop protects and serves himself, cashing in as a high-tech burglary crew terrorizes homes and businesses. (Original television broadcast: August 13, 2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:38:30

Florida Rehab Gone Wild

10/10/2019
Kenny Chatman runs a string of corrupt drug rehab facilities in South Florida stealing millions by keeping insured addicts hooked on drugs. His sick plans include turning patients into prostitutes and sober homes into drug-fueled brothels. (Original television broadcast: July 2, 2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:37:05