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American Greed

American Greed


American Greed is a weekly American television series that airs on CNBC. The program is produced by Kurtis Productions.

The program focuses on the stories behind some of the biggest corporate and white collar crimes in the United States such as WorldCom, HealthSouth and Tyco. In addition, stories about more common crimes such as insurance fraud, murder, embezzlement, art theft, Ponzi schemes, credit card fraud, bank robbery, money laundering, identity theft, and medical fraud are also featured. Other topics have included the story behind the famous Mustang Ranch in Nevada and the rise and fall of boy band impresario Lou Pearlman. American Greed is narrated by veteran actor Stacey Keach.
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To the Houston community J. David Salinas has it all. He's a successful financial advisor rubbing shoulders with famous NCAA basketball coaches across the country. He donates generously to local colleges and runs a well-respected youth basketball league. But when a loyal lieutenant betrays him to save his own skin, Salinas' world crumbles under the weight of a $39 million scam. As the feds close in, Salinas commits suicide – but investigators quickly realize that's not the end of this story.

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Stacy KeachStacy Keach
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Tam71

Reviews: 6
Scams and the conmenRating: 1 likes, 0 dislikes

Quality documentary exploring the biggest scams and the people behind the.Fascinating look at the crimes and how they were committed.Also shows what happened to the conmen. Read more

Review posted on Sunday, July 14th 2013 at 3:24 pm

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Classification: Documentary
Genre: Finance
Status: Returning Series
Network: CNBC ( USA)
Airs: Wednesdays at 09:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: June 21, 2007
Episode Order: 13
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• American Greed: Scams, Scoundrels and Scandals (Full title), (Used In USA)
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