Crime Inc.

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Art For the Taking
Thefts, fakes and frauds are flooding the art market. But finding them requires demanding detective work and exposing them can destroy careers, reputations - and bank accounts.

The art world is mysterious, seductive and ripe for exploitation. It's a magnet for criminals looking to make big money from thefts and forgeries. Art crimes rake in $6 billion a year…from home invasions to museum heists to forgers passing off high-priced fakes. It's a crime that could be scripted in Hollywood but also one that destroys careers, reputations and bank accounts.. More: Art for the Taking

Other Crime Inc. Episodes

  • Medical Insurance Fraud Friday, 31 Aug 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    Health care fraud is one of the most devastating financial crimes, siphoning billions of dollars from insurance companies and patients who spend a staggering 2.5 trillion dollars each year on health care.

  • Hollywood Robbery Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 3:45 PM ET

    Crime Inc. goes inside the entertainment industry to meet some of the people losing their livelihood to piracy and also follows law enforcement trying to crack down on this seemingly victimless crime.

  • Secrets for Sale Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 3:29 PM ET

    Crime Inc. follows cases where livelihoods are threatened, reputations ruined and trade secrets are bought and sold.

  • War on Counterfeit Goods Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 2:35 PM ET

    Cameras go undercover from China to Chinatown to reveal the latest trends in fakes, which have gone far beyond designer bags. From high-priced wine to name brand toothpaste…see how the counterfeiters keep their products moving.

  • A Deadly High Monday, 20 Aug 2012 | 2:12 PM ET

    Crime Inc. takes you undercover to explore a multibillion-dollar industry.

  • Grand Theft Auto Monday, 13 Aug 2012 | 2:49 PM ET

    Crime Inc. goes undercover for a look at the alarming new trends.

  • Big Business of Illegal Gambling Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 1:42 PM ET

    CNBC Investigates: Illegal gambling where fortunes are on the line and lives hang in the balance.

  • Counterfeit Goods Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 1:41 PM ET

    The largest underground industry in the world. CNBC goes inside a global crime spree putting our economy and jobs at peril…and lives at risk.

  • Deadly Prescriptions Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    It's America's secret epidemic. The illegal use of prescription drugs is big business for unscrupulous dealers and doctors around the country.

  • Stolen Goods Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Organized crime rings are stealing billions of dollars in merchandise. CNBC takes you to the front lines of a nationwide battle against organized theft.

  • Human Trafficking Sunday, 29 Jan 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    Forced prostitution. Slave labor. CNBC goes inside a $32 billion underground industry that knows no moral bounds and stretches around the globe.

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