Case 1: The Art of the Steal
- New York City is the capital of the art world. It's a multi-billion dollar industry where a single painting can fetch more than a hundred million dollars. Larry Salander runs one of the most prestigious galleries in town. Salander's art gallery is palatial and impressive. His clients are hedge fund billionaires and celebrities including Robert De Niro, Bruce Springsteen and John McEnroe. Salander appears to be a first-class art dealer. Investors and clients become suspicious. Collectors sue the dealer for missing artwork and money. Is Salander selling their paintings without their knowledge and pocketing tens of millions of dollars?
Case 2: The Folsom Felon
- Guru Stefan Wilson is a former youth minister who decides investing is a more lucrative career. He becomes a self-made investment guru. Wilson pursues a moneymaking venture. He forms the Christians in Crisis investment fund. He takes to the airways, appearing on television and at seminars. He promises high returns of up to 22%. The pitch is appealing. Investors sign up. But looks are deceiving. The huge investment returns are nothing more than smoke and mirrors. Wilson's wife becomes suspicious. Can Wilson really deliver? In the Sacramento area the word is spreading: Stefan Wilson can make you rich, but it comes at a cost.