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CNBC'S "AMERICAN GREED: THE FUGITIVES #3 - THE CONTRACTOR FROM HELL // THE CHECK'S IN THE MAIL" WILL PREMIERE ON WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15TH

(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)

Wednesday, 8/15/2012:

9:00 PM AMERICAN GREED: THE FUGITIVES #3 - THE CONTRACTOR FROM HELL // THE CHECK'S IN THE MAIL

12:00 AM AMERICAN GREED: THE FUGITIVES #3 - THE CONTRACTOR FROM HELL // THE CHECK'S IN THE MAIL

AMERICAN GREED: THE FUGITIVES #3 - THE CONTRACTOR FROM HELL // THE CHECK'S IN THE MAIL

Craig Oliver : Contractor From Hell

Contractor Craig Oliver preys on unsuspecting clients who pay for home renovations that never happen. Using fraudulent business licenses, he scams Virginia and Maryland homeowners out of more than $2.5 million. Oliver is charged in Virginia and released on bail, but fails to show up for a pre-trial meeting. Oliver told his lawyer that he and his wife were going on a vacation. FBIaAgents determine that vacation Oliver planned is a permanent one. He was found guilty and sentenced in absentia to 20 years in federal prison.

Odowa Roland Okuomose: The Check Is In The Mail

Odowa Roland Okuomose is wanted for his alleged involvement in a lottery scheme where the players lose big and he's the only winner. Law enforcement says victims of the scam receive letters in the mail claiming they are the winner of a lottery prize. The victims are asked to pay a fee to claim winnings they never receive. After being released on bail, Okuomose disappears and investigators believe he could easily be running the same scam wherever he is.

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