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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.

Location:

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

Million Dollar Prison Kickback

11/22/2022
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)

Duration:00:41:43

Best of Greed: Theranos CEO on Trial

11/18/2022
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)

Duration:00:41:11

The Spy Who Conned Me

11/8/2022
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)

Duration:00:40:46

Inside The Episode: Financial Infidelity

11/1/2022
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!

Duration:00:13:43

Financial Infidelity

11/1/2022
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...

Duration:00:41:26

The Accused Crypto Couple

10/25/2022
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...

Duration:00:41:06

Covid Cons

10/18/2022
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)

Duration:00:41:50

Chasing Tesla

10/11/2022
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)

Duration:00:41:00

The Polygamist and the Bio Fuel Baron

10/4/2022
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)

Duration:00:40:25

Friends Without Benefits

9/20/2022
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/

Duration:00:40:15

Vintage Wine Fraud

9/6/2022
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/

Duration:00:42:48

Kevin Trudeau's Secrets; Remington Steal

8/23/2022
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/

Duration:00:38:38

The Dirtiest Con

8/9/2022
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/

Duration:00:41:12

The Cash King

7/26/2022
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/

Duration:00:34:51

A Money Murder Mystery

7/12/2022
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/

Duration:00:41:51

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