American Greed Episode 46: The Royal Scam: Kings of Counterfeit

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The Royal Scam: Kings of Counterfeit

  • The Counterfeiter
  • It's called the world's second oldest profession. Counterfeiting. Art Williams Jr. learns the trade at an early age. His newfound skills have him living the high life…but will he be able to stay ahead of the law?
  • The Money
  • Art Williams Jr. claims to produce more than $10 million in counterfeit cash. He sells to crime organizations including the Chinese, Mexican and Russian Mafias. Some federal agents say it's the best counterfeit they've ever seen.
  • Family Affair
  • Williams is a craftsman…an artist. His bills are impeccable. But his lucrative career takes a turn for the worst when he makes the mistake of turning it into a family affair.

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