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All-New Episode of CNBC's "American Greed" Airs Wednesday, June 4 at 10PM ET/PT

(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

10:00 PM AMERICAN GREED 86 - DETROIT'S "CRIME BOSS" MAYOR

1:00 AM AMERICAN GREED 86 - DETROIT'S "CRIME BOSS" MAYOR

06/04/2014: AMERICAN GREED 86 – DETROIT'S "CRIME BOSS" MAYOR

Is it possible to run a criminal empire out of City Hall? That's exactly what Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick did during his six years in office. Once hailed as the "Hip-Hop Mayor" of this struggling rust-belt metropolis, Kilpatrick was in reality the leader of a cabal that cost the city millions of dollars. Throughout his tenure, Kilpatrick and his friends extorted city contractors, abused public funds, and turned the mayor's office into their own cash machine. But while the mayor counted his cash, it was a high-profile sex scandal with a city employee that ultimately brought him down. The trial and resulting publicity eventually exposed the mayor's greed for all to see.

About "American Greed"

CNBC's shocking true crime series examines the dark side of the American Dream. Some people will do ANYTHING for MONEY. For more information, visit: www.americangreed.cnbc.com

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