American Greed

  • 2007

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

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Season 8

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep14 Hail to the Thief
Ep13 #1 The Home Invaders; Nashville's Predator
Ep12 #1 A Wolf in Priest's Clothing
Ep11 The Car Con
Ep10 #1 Lights! Camera! Fraud!
Ep9 Insider Trading Trio; Cocaine Cash Cleaner
Ep8 #1 Extreme Home Ripoffs; Greedings From Florida
Ep7 #1 The Falcon & the Con Man
Ep6 #1 Detroit 'Crime Boss' Mayor
Ep5 #1 Make Me Rich or Die; Kids for Cash
Ep4 #2 Sudden Death; Hip Hop Hustle
Ep3 #1 The Cunning Cowgirl Crook; Dollars for Dumps
Ep2 #1 Young Lust Goes Bust
Ep1 #2 Murder in Memphis

Season 7

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep13 #1 Rapper$ Delight; The Grapes of Greed
Ep12 #1 The Lady Killer
Ep11 #1 Greedy, Groovy Guru; Doomsday Profit
Ep10 #1 Brooklyn's Madoff; Corrupted Software
Ep9 #1 Talk Radio Takedown
Ep8 #1 Dealing in Deceit
Ep7 #1 Windy City Wipeout; Miami Burn
Ep6 #1 Union Bu$ter; The Fool's Gold
Ep5 #1 Wild West Rip-Off
Ep4 #1 Deadly Payout
Ep3 #1 The Prisoner on Wall Street
Ep2 #1 The Wealth Builder Club
Ep1 #1 Shipwrecked

Season 6

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep17 #1 Allen Stanford: The Dark Knight
Ep16 #1 The Jersey Score
Ep15 #1 Financial Home Invasion
Ep14 #1 Crash for Cash
Ep13 #1 The Mormon Madoff
Ep12 #1 The Tran Organization: Blackjack Cheaters
Ep11 #1 Pimp, Preacher, Profiteer
Ep10 #1 Nicholas Cosmo: All Interest, No Return
Ep9 #1 William Erpenbeck: Real Estate Home Wrecker
Ep8 #1 Loan Scam: Money for Nothing; Hawaiian Punched: Fraud in Paradise
Ep7 #1 Fine Art: A Portrait of Fraud
Ep6 #1 Galleon Group: The Insider: Raj Rajaratnam
Ep5 #1 Tom Petters: Generous With Other People's Money
Ep4 #1 Kevin Cohen: Baby Broker Scam
Ep3 #1 Major League Fraud
Ep2 #1 Carlos Perez Olivo: Master of Deadly Deceit
Ep1 #1 Kenneth Starr: Naked Greed: Celebrity Scam Artist

Season 5

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep15 #1 American Greed: 9/11 Fraud
Ep14 #1 Mark Weinberger: Nose No Bounds
Ep13 #1 The Wizard of Sarasota
Ep12 #1 Hedge Fund Imposter
Ep11 #1 The Art of the Steal; The Folsom Felon
Ep10 #1 The Royal Scam: Kings of Counterfeit
Ep9 #1 The Slaughterhouse
Ep8 #1 Fraudster of the Opera; Frozen Assets - The Ice Capers
Ep7 #1 The Bling Ring; The Fraudster, the Ex-Stripper and the Missing Millions
Ep6 #1 $1.2 Billion Scam: Ft. Frauderdale
Ep5 #1 A Most Generous Criminal
Ep4 #1 Hackers: Operation Get Rich or Die Tryin'
Ep3 #1 Fool's Gold
Ep2 #1 Financial Guru Gone Bad
Ep1 #1 Bank Robbing Broker

Season 4

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep14 Madoff Behind Bars
Ep13 Cybercrime
Ep12 'Cutting' Profits: Necessary Surgeries
Ep11 Kentucky Fen-Phen Attorneys
Ep10 Kirk Wright
Ep9 Sexual Performance Pill; Kirk Wright
Ep9 Sexual Performance Pill
Ep8 Flipping Frenzy Scam
Ep7 Funny Money
Ep6 #1 Sholam Weiss
Ep5 #1 Crash and Burn
Ep4 Raffaello Follieri
Ep3 #1 The Black Widows
Ep2 #1 The Mad Max of Wall Street
Ep1 #1 Suicide Is Painless

Season 3

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep13 #1 Raffaello Follieri
Ep8 The Body Snatcher
Ep7 The Mustang Ranch: Money, Women and Murder
Ep7 #1 A Scam Exposed: Strippers and Insider Trading; Economan: Superthief
Ep6 A Scam Exposed: Strippers and Insider Trading; Economan: Superthief!
Ep5 #1 Skin Doctor Takes His Cut; Revolutionary Guru of Greed
Ep5 Greater Ministries International/It Takes A Thief
Ep4 Two Brothers, Two Murders
Ep3 A Wall Street Wonder Takes a Fall
Ep2 Boy Band Mogul
Ep1 #1 The Bonnie and Clyde of Mortgage Fraud

Season 2

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep14 #1 Fine Arts Express/Dr. Martinez
Ep12 Driven by Greed; Conned in the Caribbean
Ep10 Robbing Hollywood's A-List; Soaking the Rich at Auction
Ep9 #1 Driven by Greed; Conned in the Caribbean
Ep8 #1 Party's Over: Tyco's Kozlowski
Ep7 #1 Fraud in Cyberspace
Ep6 #1 Inside the WorldCom Scam; DHS: Department of Hollywood Scams
Ep5 #1 Deadly RX For Greed
Ep4 #1 Stealing $$$ From Scientologists; The Art of Fraud
Ep3 #1 Unsolved: $300 Million Art Heist; Preying on Faith
Ep2 #1 When Greed and Giving Collide; Confessions of a Con Man
Ep2 #1 Meth Identity Thieves/The Wheaton Bandit
Ep1 #1 The Martin Frankel Case
Ep1 Hook, Line/Maxfield Parrish Art Heist

Season 1

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep6 #1 Religious Prey: Greater Ministries Int'l; It Takes a Thief
Ep5 #1 Religious Prey: Baptist Foundation of Arizona; Medical Scams: Dr. Mikos
Ep4 Meth Identity Thieves; Wheaton Bandit
Ep3 Art Heist: Fine Arts Express; Medical Scams: Dr. Martinez
Ep2 The Imposter: Dr. Barnes; The Interstate Bank Mart Bandit
Ep1 #1 Hook, Line & Sucker; Maxfield Parrish Art Hiest

More to Watch

Episode Number Episode Name Viewing Progress Airdate
Ep5 Norman Schmidt: Loan Scam: Money for Nothing
Ep4 James Lull - Hawaiian Punched: Fraud in Paradise
Ep1 #1 Mob Money
The Grapes of Greed
The Fool's Gold
Rapper$ Delight
Union Bu$ter
The Fraudster, the Ex-Stripper and the Missing Millions
The Bling Ring

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S8 | Ep13

The Home Invaders; Nashville's Predator

Air Date: 8/6/14
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.
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