An enigmatic hedge fund manager desperate to succeed... and the scam that bilked investors out of $300 million!Sam Israel lived through the most decadent era in human history.His hunger for fame and fortune... his greed, ultimately leads to a bridge and a suicide note.
A story of deception. They appear to be two “grannies” helping men who are down on their luck - offering food, shelter and clothing. But Helen Golay and her friend Olga Rutterschmidt are ruthless con artists. Their tragic web of deceit is about to unravel. This is the true tale of women who murder for money.
At just 29 years old, Raffaello Follieri has a successful real estate business pulling in millions. He's hobnobbing with world leaders and found love with Hollywood A-lister Anne Hathaway. A multi-million dollar fraud is exposed and he is revealed as a con man.
Anthony Elgindy. He's young, self-assured... and loaded. He claims to be a crusader, fighting fraud on Wall Street. But, this so-called good guy is running an insider trading scam... and his partner is a crooked FBI agent.
Marcus Schrenker makes millions. He’s a Wall Street money manager and a stunt pilot. But clients say he’s a con man who had the country wondering for days whether he was dead or alive.
A profile of Sholam Weiss, mastermind of one of the largest insurance frauds in U.S. history and how a prostitute was the key to his capture causing him a 845 year sentence…the longest sentence ever for a white-collar crime. But Weiss didn’t stick around to take his punishment. He became a fugitive.
One man’s bold scheme to get rich quick. Albert Talton puts a modern twist on one of the nation’s oldest crimes – making counterfeit money.
A would-be marketing mogul relies on investor trust and faith. Jeanetta Standefor convinces clients their cash is rescuing homeowners from foreclosure. But, while investors think they’re helping neighbors stay in their homes, Standefor is helping herself to millions!
Steven Warshak is persuasive. He makes millions by selling a product to enhance the sex lives of men. Enzyte appears to be the herbal answer to Viagra. But, Warshak takes advantage of his buyers. In the second case Investment Manager Kirk Wright, hedge fund superstar, takes on tough clients,doctors, professionals... and football players and steals their money.
Fen-Phen, the miracle weight loss drug of the 90’s, turns out to have a serious side effect. When the story breaks, ambulance chasing lawyers rush in. They exploit the tragedy and pilfer their clients’ money. How much they steal will shock you!
In Grand Rapids, Michigan, Dr. Robert Stokes runs a thriving dermatology practice. He’s making millions. But Dr. Stokes has a dark secret. He’s stealing patient’s money, reusing medical supplies and endangering patients.
In an exclusive interview with Max Butler, American Greed goes underground to reveal one of the largest identity theft and hacking cases in U.S. history.