"American Greed" is narrated by Stacy Keach. The award-winning actor of stage, film and television is well-known for his portrayals of Detective Mike Hammer and Ernest Hemingway, for which he won a Best Actor Golden Globe. He is currently co-starring in the new feature film "Universal Pictures 'The Bourne Legacy,'" and the soon-to-be released Disney animated feature, "Planes". He recently closed in the Tony-nominated hit, "Other Desert Cities" after a successful nine month run on Broadway.
In the San Francisco Bay Area, Michael McCant is a former bank robber who says he's gone "legit," and is now making millions by promoting up-and-coming rap musicians.
Mark Anderson has a wine storage business in Sausalito, CA. His lavish lifestyle was almost too good to be true given the limitations of the not-so-lucrative business. Something was amiss.
Former convict turned music industry player solicits money from individual investors promising high returns. He hooks ‘em up by showing them $$ signs instead of warning signs.
Drugs, money and murder. We have a list of informants responsible for putting away hundreds of notorious criminals.
We’ve assembled some of the most notorious, notable and nasty cases, proving that some people really will do anything for money… even kill.
A man’s home is his castle, and that’s particularly true for men who have been convicted of swindling others out of their money or other crimes.