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American Greed Podcast

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CNBC's longest-running primetime original series, "American Greed" takes you inside the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money. The award-winning series is narrated by legendary actor Stacy Keach.

CNBC's longest-running primetime original series, "American Greed" takes you inside the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money. The award-winning series is narrated by legendary actor Stacy Keach.

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United States

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CNBC's longest-running primetime original series, "American Greed" takes you inside the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money. The award-winning series is narrated by legendary actor Stacy Keach.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ea$y Being Green

6/28/2022
At the helm of a company called Clean Green Fuel, Rodney Hailey claims to make biodiesel from recycled restaurant grease and takes part in an Environmental Protection Agency program meant to boost the production of renewable fuel and cut the U.S.'s dependence on foreign oil. And it pays well. He uses private planes for vacations and buys more than a dozen luxury cars. The problem: Hailey's producing zero biofuel and is merely generating fake information and passing it off to unsuspecting...

Duration:00:42:01

The Playboy of Indiana

6/14/2022
Tim Durham lives in a 30,000-square-foot Shangri La on the outskirts of Indianapolis, has a $6 million yacht and parties with Playboy models. He claims to have made his fortune as a king of the leveraged buyout, with his company Obsidian Enterprises buying stakes in struggling manufacturing companies, turning them around, and flipping them for big profits. Problem is, the profits that Durham claims to make as a fix-it-and-flip-it king are bogus and he's burning through investor money....

Duration:00:40:22

A Con Man's Deadly Revenge

5/31/2022
A man and his brothers run a massive $40 million rare coin con until they're caught and embark on a grisly revenge plan. (Original television broadcast: 1-15-2015) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:38:22

Confessions of a Scam Artist

5/17/2022
T.R. Wright -- the architect of what's been called the wildest insurance fraud scheme Texas has ever seen -- shares his almost-too-crazy-to-be-true story with American Greed. (Original television broadcast: 06-21-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:42:07

A Father’s Fraud

5/3/2022
Karl Karlsen is a hardworking man with what seems to be a terrible streak of bad luck, as his wife and son both die in accidents nearly 20 years apart; Karl has a secret: their suspicious deaths have been keeping his bank account full. (Original television broadcast: 07-12-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:42:40

Inside El Chapo's Empire

4/19/2022
Few are familiar with the betrayal that helped land Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán Loera, billionaire drug lord and for years the world's most wanted man, in prison; the Flores twins earned El Chapo's trust and then helped the Feds put him away for life. (Original television broadcast: 06-07-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:42:52

The 'Con' in Congress

4/5/2022
California Congressman Duncan Hunter and his wife, Margaret, looked like the perfect political power couple but instead of serving the public, these partners in life conspired to help themselves to hundreds of thousands in campaign dollars. (Original television broadcast: 06-14-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:42:04

Social Media Scam Artists: Animal Charity

3/22/2022
Crowdfunded charities are a modern way to raise funds for a good cause, but do you know where the money really goes? (Original television broadcast: 02-22-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:09:10

The Kingpin Next Door

3/1/2022
The story of a suburban Eagle Scout turned Dark Web drug lord; Aaron Shamo launches a new type of American drug ring, recruiting other Utah millennials to help him manufacture deadly counterfeit opioids and sell them online. (Original television broadcast: 02-02-22) Check out the new season of American Greed at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:40:10

The Biggest Theft of All Time?

2/15/2022
Jho Low is accused of being one of the biggest thieves the world has ever seen; authorities say he's the mastermind of an international scheme to steal over $4 billion from the government of Malaysia. (Original television broadcast: 02-02-22) Check out the new season of American Greed at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:39:50

Boeing's Deadly Design

2/1/2022
Two new Boeing 737 Max jets fall out of the sky five months apart, killing 346 people; investigators home in on a software program known as MCAS; some critics say the real culprit is a corporate culture that values shareholders over passengers. (Original television broadcast: 01-26-22) Check out the new season of American Greed at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:41:38

How WeWork Went Wild

1/25/2022
Inside the rise and near-collapse of WeWork, the startup co-founded by its former CEO, Adam Neumann, who mesmerizes venture capitalists with grandiose promises, even though WeWork turns out to be a traditional real estate leasing business. (Original television broadcast: 01-19-22) Check out the new season of American Greed at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:41:26

Theranos CEO on Trial

1/18/2022
American Greed reveals fresh details about one of the most infamous corporate fraud cases of the 21st century: Theranos, with former insiders providing new insights. (Original television broadcast: 01-12-22) Check out the new season of American Greed at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:41:48

The Life & Crimes of Joel Greenberg

1/11/2022
Joel Greenberg is a privileged millennial from a rich Florida family who one day decides to run for Seminole County Tax Collector and wins; once in office, he embarks on a breathtaking series of crimes, ranging from fraud to sex trafficking. (Original television broadcast: 01-05-22) Check out the new season of American Greed at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:41:10

The Imposter

1/4/2022
Ed Shin is an entrepreneur, churchgoer and family man; when his business partner suddenly vanishes, prompting the family to seek answers, a private eye digs into Shin's past and finds something horrifying. (Original television broadcast: 06-28-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:37:19

SNEAK PEEK: The Life & Crimes of Joel Greenberg

12/29/2021
CNBC’s longest-running primetime original series, “American Greed” is back for a momentous 15th season on a new night - Wednesday, January 5th at 10pm ET; and this season the series celebrates reaching its 200th episode. The award-winning series is narrated by legendary actor Stacy Keach. Two hundred episodes in, the truth remains: some people will do anything for money.

Duration:00:10:42

Burned by Greed

12/21/2021
How does multibillion-dollar company Pacific Gas and Electric comes to repeatedly kill its customers? By putting profits over safety, critics allege. (Original television broadcast: 07-05-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:40:57

Social Media Scam Artists: Homeless Vet

11/22/2021
Crowdfunded charities are a modern way to raise funds for a good cause, but do you know where the money really goes? (Original television broadcast: 02-22-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:16:36

A Family Vanishes

10/21/2021
When all four members of the McStay family seemingly vanish into thin air—here one day, gone the next—a years-long quest for answers begins. (Original television broadcast: 02-15-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:40:29

Profiting From Painkillers

9/21/2021
The opioid crisis in American has swiftly become an epidemic and many have cashed in, including John Kapoor. The pharmaceutical executive saw dollar signs in the midst of the crisis and illegally figured out ways to make a profit. (Original television broadcast: 02-08-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Duration:00:43:05