American Greed

American Greed

Documentary5 SeasonsTVPG
Examining how far people will go to become rich.
  • The Most Hated Man in America
    The Most Hated Man in America
    Episode 143 mins
    Businessman Martin Shkreli raises the price of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent, but it's his shady accounting and Internet trolling that lands the "Pharma Bro" in hot water.
  • Deadly Opioids, Dirty Doctors
    Deadly Opioids, Dirty Doctors
    Episode 243 mins
    Two doctors illegally prescribe opioids while destroying lives and pocketing millions.
  • Murderous Plot Meets Reality TV
    Murderous Plot Meets Reality TV
    Episode 343 mins
    When a sexy Florida former escort plots to take her husband's money and his life, her lover tips off the police and her deadly plan gets caught on tape.
  • The Polka King Con
    The Polka King Con
    Episode 443 mins
    Polka band leader Jan Lewan rips off his adoring fans with false promises of sizable investment returns.
  • Stolen Valor Scam
    Stolen Valor Scam
    Episode 543 mins
    Idaho Guardsman Darryl Wright claims he suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder from his service in Iraq, but his story is an elaborate scam that allows him to live large without working and to steal resources from veterans who truly need help.
  • Conn's Job
    Conn's Job
    Episode 643 mins
    Superstar disability lawyer Eric C. Conn offers guaranteed client wins by cheating, scoring a massive Social Security fraud, then vanishes.
  • Blood Relatives; End of Life Scam
    Blood Relatives; End of Life Scam
    Episode 743 mins
    A thieving shopaholic son murders his family to cash in on the family's wealth; a Chicago health facility owner uses an inflated billing scheme in a $20 million rip off.
  • Dangerous Luxury
    Dangerous Luxury
    Episode 843 mins
    Vitaly Borker scores $18 million selling designer knock-off eyewear as genuine from his website in Brooklyn, N.Y.; when customers complain, they are threatened with violence, even murder.
  • Billion Dollar Fraud Goes Viral
    Billion Dollar Fraud Goes Viral
    Episode 943 mins
    By promising enormous returns on a work-from-home scheme selling TelexFree phone service, Carlos Wanzeler and James Merrrill entice nearly one million people in an extraordinary $1.7 billion internet scam.
  • Florida Rehab Gone Wild
    Florida Rehab Gone Wild
    Episode 1043 mins
    Kenny Chatman runs a string of corrupt drug rehab facilities in South Florida stealing millions by keeping insured addicts hooked on drugs; his plans include turning patients into prostitutes and sober homes into drug-fueled brothels.
  • Operation Crook, Line and Stinker
    Operation Crook, Line and Stinker
    Episode 1143 mins
    A crooked New York police officer cashes in as a high-tech burglary crew terrorizes homeowners and business owners.
  • Artistic License to Steal
    Artistic License to Steal
    Episode 1243 mins
    A wannabe art dealer sells fake works by American masters of Abstract Expressionism in an $80 million scam, fooling rich collectors and pocketing millions.
  • The Fake Housewife of Orange County
    The Fake Housewife of Orange County
    Episode 1343 mins
    In sunny Laguna Beach, social climber Elizabeth Mulder finances her plastic surgery, Arabian horses, and ocean view real estate worth millions by swindling her best friends.
  • Online Dating Trap
    Online Dating Trap
    Episode 1443 mins
    Daylon Pierce is a consummate ladies' man who claims to be a licensed stockbroker, wooing unsuspecting women through internet dating sites; after the women hand over millions of dollars, Pierce robs them blind and breaks their hearts.
  • An Ungodly Scammer
    An Ungodly Scammer
    Episode 1543 mins
    Self-proclaimed teen millionaire Ephren Taylor preaches his "safe" investments at church seminars and on the internet, fleecing victims out of millions and pumping cash into flashy living and his wife's hip-hop career.
  • Just a Dollar and a Scheme; Lousy Landlord
    Just a Dollar and a Scheme; Lousy Landlord
    Episode 1643 mins
    An Iowa man rigs a $16.5 million lottery jackpot, triggering the biggest lottery scam in American history; notorious New York City landlord Steven Croman finds a new home in jail.
  • Something's Fishy: The Codfather
    Something's Fishy: The Codfather
    Episode 1743 mins
    Carlos Rafael makes millions as the owner of one of the largest commercial fishing businesses on the East Coast but his big mouth gets him hooked in an undercover IRS sting with agents posing as Russian mobsters.
  • Scams on Film; God and Gold
    Scams on Film; God and Gold
    Episode 1843 mins
    Fraudster John Rogers builds one of the most impressive photo archives in the world until his partner rats him out; while Larry Bates preaches about salvation through precious metals, his clients wind up investing in "fool's gold."
  • Baby-Faced Drug Lords
    Baby-Faced Drug Lords
    Episode 1943 mins
    Florida teenagers cash in on the opioid crisis, then they expand their operation, jeopardizing their lives of sex, drugs and money.
  • From Bouncer to Millionaire Fraudster
    From Bouncer to Millionaire Fraudster
    Episode 2043 mins
    Bars, strip clubs and nightlife venues shell out millions to an insurance company founded by a former bouncer; however, federal agents say the company isn't what it appears to be, and they make stunning discoveries, including a $25,000 sniper rifle.

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