Enter a world where crime pays well--until you get caught. CNBC's unprecedented original primetime series, American Greed takes you inside the scams, schemes and broken dreams…revealing the amazing real-life stories of how some people will do anything for money.
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Judgment of Terror 13x16
When a judge in Texas is shot four times, a tip leads investigators to Chimene Onyeri, an aspiring Houston rap artist facing prison after his crooked plots are exposed.
All-Star Sports Scam 13x15
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.
Fake Heiress Cons High Society 13x14
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.
Mike "the Situation" Sorrentino 13x13
On MTV's "Jersey Shore," Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino flaunts washboard abs and a party boy image. But when it comes to his taxes, he'd rather play than pay.
The Luxury Curse Scam 13x12
From penthouse apartments to a $10 million stadium luxury box, financial advisor Dawn Bennett orchestrates a $20-million-scheme and conjures spells to silence investigators.
Starstruck Studio Swindle 13x11
Carissa Carpenter is an aspiring movie mogul who plans to construct a major movie studio in Northern California. But the feds say that investors end up bankrolling her big-budget lifestyle.
Painful Greed Turns Deadly 13x10
Healing turns harmful when pharmacist Barry Cadden chooses profits over safety while running a drug compounding center where mold and bacteria thrive.
The Fast and the Fraudulent 13x09
Payday loan scam mastermind Scott Tucker swindles millions of cash-strapped borrowers with his convenient online loan business.
Diagnosis: Temptress Health Scam 13x08
"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.
The Fake Prince's Royal Scam 13x07
An outlandish con artist poses as a Saudi royal to cheat investors out of millions, promising them access to Arabian oil stock.