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.

Episode Date
Million Dollar Prison Kickback
00:41:18
Chris Epps charms his way up the ladder, from prison guard to the top post of Mississippi Department of Corrections Commissioner. Once in office, he and his businessman buddy, Cecil McCrory set up shop, siphoning kickbacks and bribes from nearly a billion-dollars’ worth of prison contracts. (Original airdate 11/15/22)
Nov 22, 2022
Best of Greed: Theranos CEO on Trial
00:40:16
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced today to more than 11 years in prison for fraud. Earlier this year, American Greed revealed fresh details about one of the most infamous corporate fraud cases of the 21st century: Theranos, with former insiders providing new insights. (Original airdate: 01/12/22)
Nov 18, 2022
The Spy Who Conned Me
00:40:46
A former weatherman claiming to be an undercover spy infiltrates Washington's intelligence circles where he collects millions with his tales of running a top-secret national security operation for the CIA. (Original airdate 11/1/22)
Nov 08, 2022
Inside The Episode: Financial Infidelity
00:13:43
Actor Jenifer Lewis takes us behind the scenes of what it was like to be interviewed by American Greed about being duped by con-man Antonio Wilson. Lewis and DJ Sixsmith discuss the American Greed episode called "Financial Infidelity" and how Lewis lost $50,000 when Wilson asked her to invest in his sound engineering business. Listen to the full episode of "Financial Infidelity" now!
Nov 01, 2022
Financial Infidelity
00:41:26
Purported entrepreneur Antonio Mariot Wilson, aka “Dr. Tony Mariot,” aka “Brice Carrington” claims to be an Oscar-winning sound designer, Oxford scholar, Navy SEAL, UCLA professor, and mogul in the making. In reality, the charismatic con-man changes his name, pitch, and act to play a series of roles, and the inveterate huckster fleeces unsuspecting investors for decades, including television star Jenifer Lewis. But when Lewis discovers the truth, she turns the tables on this red-carpet-Romeo, and goes public - prompting an FBI investigation, and Wilson's eventual guilty plea to wire fraud in 2020, landing him an eight-year prison sentence in 2021. (Original airdate 10/25/22)
Nov 01, 2022
The Accused Crypto Couple
00:41:06
Estimated at over 4.5 billion dollars and breaking a government record, the largest heist in cryptocurrency history has been linked by authorities to the most unlikely of suspects. Heather Morgan transforms herself into a business owner, journalist and fledgling rap artist known as Razzlekhan. She and her husband, a cagey tech entrepreneur named Ilya Lichtenstein, stand accused of laundering stolen bitcoin. And within hours of their arrest, their outlandish rap videos and social media posts become catnip for the public and late-night comedians. Could this goofy couple really be the masterminds behind laundering a king’s ransom in stolen crypto? (Original airdate 10/18/22)
Oct 25, 2022
Covid Cons
00:41:50
While an estimated $100 billion in COVID relief funds is stolen, this seasoned family of fraudsters easily grabs millions of dollars Americans desperately need to buy themselves mansions, jewelry and gold. And then, in a bold move, they take the money and run. (Original airdate 10/11/22)
Oct 18, 2022
The Polygamist and the Bio Fuel Baron
00:40:26
Jacob Kingston seems to be a rising star in Utah’s biofuel industry until a member of a secretive polygamist group called The Order reveals that Kingston is committing a billion-dollar fraud. (Original airdate: 09/27/2022)
Oct 04, 2022
Chasing Tesla
00:41:00
Serial entrepreneur Trevor Milton founds the electric vehicle company Nikola, which suggests it will be the next Tesla, but for long-haul trucks. (Original airdate 10/04/2022)
Oct 03, 2022
Friends Without Benefits
00:40:21
Mutual Benefits buys life insurance policies from AIDS patients, the chronically ill and seniors and fraudulently resells them as low risk investments to clients. (Original television broadcast: 10-23-2015) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Sep 20, 2022
Vintage Wine Fraud
00:40:31
A counterfeit wine dealer dominates the fine wine scene, making millions selling his cheap basement blends through elite auction houses. (Original television broadcast: 7-24-2015) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Sep 06, 2022
Kevin Trudeau's Secrets; Remington Steal
00:40:28
When the FTC fines Infomercial kingpin Kevin Trudeau $37.6 million for all of his get-rich-quick schemes, Trudeau hatches his most shameless scheme by claiming he's flat broke; Remington Financial Group's nightmare "advance fee" scam has cost small business owners their dreams and millions of dollars. (Original television broadcast: 7-10-2015) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Aug 23, 2022
The Dirtiest Con
00:41:12
A man claims to be reformed after serving seven years in prison for turning his carpet cleaning company into a multimillion-dollar scam. (Original television broadcast: 2-19-2015) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Aug 09, 2022
The Cash King
00:40:01
A man sets his sights on strip clubs, real estate, Iraqi currency, diamonds and even mind control technology. (Original television broadcast: 2-12-2015) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Jul 26, 2022
A Money Murder Mystery
00:39:43
After golf, millionaire Gary Triano puts the keys into the ignition and is killed instantly by a car bomb, uncovering a bizarre murder-for-hire plot hatched by his ex-wife and her lover that's revealed in a series of recorded conversations. (Original television broadcast: 02-05-15) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Jul 12, 2022
Ea$y Being Green
00:40:04
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 buyers. (Original television broadcast: 1-29-15) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Jun 28, 2022
The Playboy of Indiana
00:40:04
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. (Original television broadcast: 1-22-15) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Jun 14, 2022
A Con Man's Deadly Revenge
00:40:22
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/
May 31, 2022
Confessions of a Scam Artist
00:40:12
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/
May 17, 2022
A Father’s Fraud
00:39:55
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/
May 03, 2022
Inside El Chapo's Empire
00:41:04
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/
Apr 19, 2022
The 'Con' in Congress
00:40:06
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/
Apr 05, 2022
Social Media Scam Artists: Animal Charity
00:08:12
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/
Mar 22, 2022
The Kingpin Next Door
00:39:13
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/
Mar 01, 2022
The Biggest Theft of All Time?
00:39:08
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/
Feb 15, 2022
Boeing's Deadly Design
00:40:00
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/
Feb 01, 2022
How WeWork Went Wild
00:40:26
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/
Jan 25, 2022
Theranos CEO on Trial
00:40:16
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/
Jan 18, 2022
The Life & Crimes of Joel Greenberg
00:40:10
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/
Jan 11, 2022
The Imposter
00:39:34
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/
Jan 04, 2022
SNEAK PEEK: The Life & Crimes of Joel Greenberg
00:10:13
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.
Dec 29, 2021
Burned by Greed
00:39:58
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/
Dec 21, 2021
Social Media Scam Artists: Homeless Vet
00:15:36
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/
Nov 22, 2021
A Family Vanishes
00:40:56
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/
Oct 21, 2021
Profiting From Painkillers
00:41:07
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/
Sep 21, 2021
The Real Dr. Death
00:39:30
A delusional spine surgeon maims and even kills patients in one botched surgery after another. It falls to two colleagues to step in where others won't and bring him down. (Original television broadcast: 01-29-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Aug 20, 2021
Nightmare at NXIVM
00:39:19
Keith Raniere is a god-like figure in his mysterious organization NXIVM. Using his powers of persuasion along with classic multilevel marketing techniques, he amasses thousands of followers. (Original television broadcast: 01-25-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Jul 21, 2021
The Trials of Michael Avenatti
00:40:25
Michael Avenatti makes a splash as the litigator representing porn star Stormy Daniels in her dispute with Donald Trump...but it’s soon revealed that he has legal troubles of his own brewing. (Original television broadcast: 01-18-2021) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
Jun 22, 2021
Broadway Ticket Scam
00:15:28
Scams, sex, and even murder all in the name of a perverted American dream. Enter a world where crime pays until you get caught. (Original television broadcast: 02-17-2020) Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/
May 21, 2021
Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino
00:25:20
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/
Apr 21, 2021
Madoff Behind Bar‪s: Inside the mind of the most notorious conman
00:34:19

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 notorious con man. Who is Madoff? What made him tick? (Original release: 12/10/2018)You can find the rest of the "Madoff 10 Years Later" series in the American Greed Podcast archive.

Apr 14, 2021
All-Star Sports Scam
00:39:57
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/
Mar 23, 2021
Fake Heiress Cons High Society
00:39:37
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/
Feb 24, 2021
The Luxury Curse Scam
00:39:22
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/
Feb 01, 2021
Starstruck Studio Swindle
00:38:41

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/

Dec 21, 2020
The Fast and the Fraudulent
00:39:31

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/

Nov 30, 2020
Painful Greed Turns Deadly
00:37:07

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/

Nov 20, 2020
Diagnosis: Temptress Health Scam
00:40:12

“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/

Oct 21, 2020
The Fake Prince's Royal Scam
00:39:00

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/

Sep 21, 2020
The House Flipping Reality Star Fraudster
00:39:18

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/

Jul 13, 2020
Black Market Dirty Gold
00:38:38

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/

Jun 09, 2020
Prophets of Greed
00:40:15

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/

May 08, 2020
Best of Greed: The Most Hated Man in America
00:36:46

"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 internet trolling that landed the "Pharma Bro" in hot water. 

(Original television broadcast: 2/26/2018)

Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Apr 08, 2020
Paul Manafort
00:38:45

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/

Mar 10, 2020
The Fyre Festival
00:38:20

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/

Jan 15, 2020
The Fake Housewife Of Orange County
00:39:41

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/

Dec 12, 2019
Operation Crook, Line and Stinker
00:38:30

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/

Nov 11, 2019
Florida Rehab Gone Wild
00:36:39

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/

Oct 10, 2019
Billion Dollar Fraud Goes Viral
00:37:42

Promising enormous returns on a "work from home" opportunity selling their TelexFree phone service, Carlos Wanzeler and James Merrill entice close to one million people around the world to spend, and then lose an extraordinary $1.7 billion in the largest pyramid scheme ever prosecuted in the US.

(Original television broadcast: 06-25-2018)

Want to binge watch your Greed? The latest episodes at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Sep 09, 2019
SNEAK PEEK: The College Admissions Scandal |Monday, August 12th
00:05:00

SNEAK PEEK: Go inside the massive college admissions scandal and meet the mastermind behind this $25 million cheating scheme. Don’t miss the season premiere of American Greed Monday, August 12th at 10 PM ET on CNBC.

Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Aug 08, 2019
The Promescent Affair: Part II
00:24:04

A new drug promises to be a game changer in the bedroom for millions, but after its discovery comes money and a murder — and a David versus Goliath battle ensues over its billion-dollar secret to great sex.

Jul 16, 2019
The Promescent Affair: Part I
00:24:13

A new drug promises to be a game changer in the bedroom for millions, but after its discovery comes money and a murder — and a David versus Goliath battle ensues over its billion-dollar secret to great sex.

Jul 16, 2019
Coming Soon: The Promescent Affair
00:00:35

The American Greed Podcast special “The Promescent Affair” is coming July 16, 2019. The drug promises to be a game changer in the bedroom for millions, but after its discovery comes money and a murder. A David vs. Goliath battle ensues over its billion-dollar secret to great sex.

Jul 02, 2019
Something's Fishy: The Codfather
00:38:28

Carlos Rafael owns one of the largest commercial fishing businesses on the east coast, but will his big mouth get him hooked in an IRS sting?

Jun 17, 2019
Online Dating Trap
00:39:21

A Casanova conman steals hearts and drains bank accounts.

May 20, 2019
God and Gold
00:20:26

Dr. Larry Bates may sell books and DVDs preaching the value of silver and gold but his clients are the ones in peril.

Apr 22, 2019
Scams on Film
00:20:24

John Rogers is amassing one of the biggest and most impressive photo archive collections in the world. But the business he claims is worth $32 million is rooted in fraud.

Apr 08, 2019
Lousy Landlord
00:19:26

The case of the landlord from hell. Steven Croman rules a Manhattan real estate empire but prosecutors have other accommodations in mind for him.

Mar 25, 2019
Just a Dollar and a Scheme
00:20:45

When the winner of a $16 million jackpot refuses to identity himself, officials suspect a rigged game. It turns into the biggest lottery scam in American history.

Mar 11, 2019
Chicago Jailbreak
00:17:48

The feds link Joseph Jose Banks to 20 bank robberies totaling millions of dollars in losses. But from a cell in a high-rise jail, he shows the world he won't be caged.

Feb 18, 2019
Diagnosis: Blood Money
00:21:33

Dr. Farid Fata tells his patients they have cancer but the dangerous infusions Fata provides serve only one purpose...making him millions of dollars.

Feb 04, 2019
Badge of Dishonor
00:38:34

Lieutenant Joseph Gliniewicz is a small-town cop gunned down in the line of duty. When the investigation hits a dead-end, all eyes turn to the officer himself.

Jan 21, 2019
Dr. Drug Dealer
00:15:28

L.A. doctor Lisa Tseng is no run of the pill mill "Dr. Feelgood". She's a cold-hearted murderer in a lab coat.

Jan 07, 2019
Madoff 10 Years Later: Episode Three | Hunting Bernie's Billions
00:21:19

Original 3 part podcast series: Hunting Bernie's billions. With his victim’s lives shattered, coping with financial loss, trauma, and tragedy and the 10 year effort to make them whole.

Dec 17, 2018
Madoff 10 Years Later: Episode Two | The Next Madoff
00:21:19

Original 3 part podcast series: In the wake of Madoff's scheme came investor protections, so how is it that con artists are still scamming their way to millions?

Dec 13, 2018
Madoff 10 Years Later: Episode One | Madoff Behind Bars
00:34:19

Original 3 part podcast series: 10 years later, uncovering the Bernie Madoff of today, from the lawyers and investigators to the victims.

Dec 10, 2018
Making a Killing
00:21:50

A con man hatches a scheme full of shadowy government contracts and million-dollar paydays—then sets sail for murder.

Dec 03, 2018
Deadly Black Gold Riches
00:36:57

In North Dakota, an arrogant businessman hires a sloppy hitman and his budding empire comes crashing down.

Nov 18, 2018
Stolen Valor Scam
00:37:45

Captain Darryl Wright has a Purple Heart and isn't afraid to show it. As a wounded warrior, Wright collects more than $700,000 in government benefits until an undercover investigation unravels his story. Wright's victims are veterans who feel that their sacrifices have been tarnished by his lies and their valor stolen. (Original television broadcast: 3/26/2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Nov 05, 2018
End of Life Scam
00:11:32

Businessman Seth Gillman cares for the most vulnerable, while raking in millions. His healthcare company is booming, but the source of his success is criminal. When a super sleuthing nurse stands up to him, his healthcare empire may be on life support. (Original television broadcast: 4/9/2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Oct 22, 2018
The Polka King Con
00:39:11

All hail the Polka King! Jan Lewan isn't content with just being a flashy showman and music star, he has bigger plans. Lewan's American Dream is built on the backs and bank accounts of his biggest fans when he rips them off. It's an outrageous tale that even gets Hollywood's attention. (Original television broadcast: 3/19/2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Oct 15, 2018
Deadly Opioids, Dirty Doctors
00:40:32

American's are dying by overdose in record numbers, victims of the worst opioid addiction epidemic in history. In Mobile, Alabama two doctors are serving up heavy doses of the dangerous drugs. One drug the doctors prescribe is 50 times more potent than heroin and the multi-billion dollar drug company that makes it is paying them to push it. While both the drug maker and these doctors are unrelenting in turning patients' pain into enormous profits, some families of those who die hold the doctors responsible. (Original television broadcast: 3/5/2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Oct 08, 2018
The Most Hated Man in America
00:36:46

Martin 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 it's his shady accounting and internet trolling that lands the "Pharma Bro" in hot water. This is the story of Martin Shkreli. (Original television broadcast: 2/26/2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Oct 01, 2018
Blood Relatives
00:26:21

When a prominent family in a small Oklahoma town is found murdered, their son is the only suspect. Troubled trust fund kid Alan Hruby starts his white collar crimes early. But when the money runs out, is he willing to go even further to satisfy his hunger for cash? (Original television broadcast: 4/9/2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Sep 24, 2018
Conn’s Job
00:40:21

Attorney Eric Conn is the king of disability law. A shameless self-promoter, Conn makes millions securing disability payments for his clients. But after government whistleblowers uncover a half billion dollars’ worth of lies, Conn turns fugitive, leaving desperate clients to face tragic consequences. Everyone is asking, "Where is Eric Conn?" (original television broadcast: 4/2/2018) Want to binge watch your Greed? Full episodes and the latest news at: https://www.cnbc.com/american-greed/

Sep 17, 2018
The Real Wolf of Wall Street
00:38:46

Infamous stockbroker Jordan Belfort, a.k.a. “The Wolf of Wall Street”, pleads guilty to fraud and does jail time. When Hollywood turns his life of sex, drugs, and crime into a blockbuster, his victims feel cheated again. This is the true story. (Original television broadcast: 3/5/2015)

Sep 10, 2018
Clean Teeth, Dirty Laundry
00:21:46

Dangerous curves ahead… sex for sale inside an iconic Chicago community. Dentist Gary Kimmel launders money for sex traffickers by purchasing cars that keep pimps rolling in style and sneaking sex workers in for after-hours repairs. What brings the dentist down? His own big mouth. (Original television broadcast: 2/27/2017)

Sep 07, 2018
Comic Book Murder
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Rico Vendetti’s lucrative online stolen goods operation is exposed when he hires the wrong delinquent to do his dirty work. Their scheme to steal an elderly man’s valuable comic book collection turns deadly. (Original television broadcast: 2/27/2017)

Sep 06, 2018
Neighborhood Inferno
00:37:04

In the middle of the night on November 10, 2012, an explosion wreaks havoc in a quiet neighborhood in the Indianapolis suburb Richmond Hill. The blast is so powerful that it moves the needle of an earthquake sensor 26 miles away. The massive explosion destroys homes and takes lives. But this is no accident. As they pick apart this insurance fraud gone wrong, investigators close in on suspects Monserrate Shirley and her conman boyfriend, Mark Leonard. When the law closes in, Leonard calls for more violence. (Original television broadcast: 8/14/17)

Sep 05, 2018
Inside look: American Greed Podcast
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Launching Wednesday, September 5th. CNBC's original true-crime series "American Greed" exposes some of the most brazen, evil acts committed for money. Here's just a taste of the shocking stories we'll be uncovering in this podcast series. Narrated by award-winning actor, Stacy Keach.

Aug 31, 2018