American Greed

Hail to the thief

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ID-cloning criminals hide in plain sight Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 3:38 PM ET

Through identity cloning, criminals can look to your good name to live a normal life without you ever finding out.

Creating aliases on the run Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

John Donald Cody utilized multiple fake identities featuring real people’s names to keep authorities off his trail.

Dedicated to the goals of the U.S. Army Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

In 1980 officers at Ft. Huachuca in Sierra Vista, Arizona gave John Donald Cody glowing reviews. One year later, he was facing off with a local prosecutor who says he knew a completely different side of the Harvard-trained lawyer.

Weird extortion cases: Rabbis & rappers Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 8:00 AM ET
John "Sonny" Franzese is booked at the Elizabeth St. police station in New York, March 24, 1966, after his arrest on a 43-count gambling indictment.

Read ahead about some cases of extortion that may make you rethink your assumptions.

How criminals make dirty money clean Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 4:09 PM ET

Money laundering can be described as "moving money to disguise what it is" and there are steps to sniff out these funds.

Red flags of a crooked financial advisor Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 4:45 PM ET

Is your financial advisor scamming you? Sharron Epperson and Suze Orman offer advice on what to do if you think you might be a victim.

About American Greed

CNBC’s shocking true crime series examines the dark side of the American Dream. Some people will do ANYTHING for MONEY.

American Greed Showtimes

Windy City Wipeout/ Miami Burn- AG #74
Wednesday, August 27th 8pm ET/PT
Union Bu$ter/ the Fool’s Gold- AG #73
Wednesday, August 27th 9pm ET/PT
The Mormon Madoff- AG #63
Wednesday, August 27th 10pm ET/PT
Deadly Payout- AG #71
Wednesday, August 27th 11pm ET/PT
The Wealth Builder Club- AG #69
Wednesday, August 27th 12am ET/PT
Talk Radio Takedown- AG #76
Wednesday, August 27th 1am ET/PT
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