American Greed

Series

American Greed

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

Genres

Nonfiction, Reality TV

Cast

Rating

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Year

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Season
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The Season 10 premiere profiles Ray Nagin, a former two-term mayor of New Orleans who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for bribery and fraud in 2014.
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The search for Jason Derek Brown, who is on the FBI's most wanted list for allegedly killing an armored car guard in Arizona in 2004, is examined.
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A former financial adviser allegedly hires hit men from jail to kill his former assistant, who was scheduled to be a government witness after reporting his fraudulent activities.
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A woman dies after receiving unlicensed silicone injections; four people are paralyzed with botulism when they are injected with an unapproved drug to treat wrinkles.
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An elaborate $15 million con pulled by an Oregon psychic over the course of a decade on an heir to a timber fortune is examined.
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Men are seduced in nightclubs by beautiful women, who are controlled by Russian gangsters, and then robbed of money and jewelry.
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A case of Medicare fraud in Brooklyn brings down a Ukrainian woman and her son; a Los Angeles production company is charged with defrauding investors of more than $20 million for projects that include a 3-D animated version of "The Wizard of Oz."
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Help from alert viewers and law-enforcement officials assist in apprehending criminals featured on the show who stole a combined $350 million.
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A man uses attractive saleswomen to sell phony prearranged funeral contracts to gross roughly $500 million.
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A luxury car salesman is wanted for defrauding customers and banks; a man faces mail and wire fraud charges related to claims that he owned a percentage of Facebook.
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A painkiller business in Florida turns twin brothers into millionaires.
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Lottery scams that target elderly or vulnerable Americans and originate in Jamaica are investigated.
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A Ponzi scheme is run by a Massachusetts couple and their son from an office above their ice cream shop.
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A New York stockbroker swindles investors and causes a Broadway musical to fold.
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Investors are scammed by a California businessman and his promises to make millions from medical supplies.
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A man files fake tax returns for dead people and rakes in thousands of dollars; a real estate mogul commits mortgage fraud years after distancing himself from the Mafia.
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A Ponzi scheme in Seattle defrauds investors of more than $100 million; a New York socialite swindles Fortune 500 companies to fund her lavish lifestyle.
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A Michigan doctor misdiagnoses patients to defraud insurance companies by giving them cancer treatment drugs they don't need; two convicted bank robbers escape a high-rise jail in Chicago by rappelling 17 stories to the street below.
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A mother battles her son over the future of a publishing empire amid accusations of squandering millions of dollars.
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In the Season 10 finale, an online black market for narcotics nets a Texas man millions of dollars, but also attracts the attention of the IRS, DEA and FBI.