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All-New Episode of CNBC's "American Greed" Premieres Wednesday, May 28 at 10PM ET/PT

(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

10:00 PM AMERICAN GREED 85 - MAKE ME RICH OR DIE//KIDS FOR CASH

1:00 AM AMERICAN GREED 85 - MAKE ME RICH OR DIE//KIDS FOR CASH

FOR TV HIGHLIGHTS CONSIDERATION:

05/28/2014: AMERICAN GREED 85 – MAKE ME RICH OR DIE/KIDS FOR CASH

A mad man known only as "The Bishop" gives investment pros a simple choice: make me rich or face my deadly wrath. He mails threating letters and then pipe bombs. Can the law find him before his (get-rich) scheme kills? And, two judges get rich by a secret deal to receive kickbacks for ensuring a private juvenile detention center has a steady flow of child prisoners in Pennsylvania. The shocking scandal known as "Kids for Cash," ruined lives.

Embeddable clips:

On the trail of 'The Bishop' -- http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000277607 Inspectors race against the clock, hoping to unlock dangerous clues to catch "The Bishop."

Kids locked up to help judges live it up -- http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000277628 In Pennsylvania, two judges were accused of taking millions in exchange for ensuring a private juvenile detention center had a steady flow of delinquents.

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

About CNBC:

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