American Greed Episode 79: The Lady Killer

Case File

"The Lady Killer"

A Florida man hits it big when he takes home almost $13 million in a Florida lottery jackpot. Instead of living large, Abraham Shakespeare gives away most of his money to people in his community. So when Dee Dee Moore offers to help manage his winnings, it's a welcome relief for Shakespeare. But what seems like a helping hand turns out to be a hand helping herself and Shakespeare ends up paying a deadly price.


  • By: Tiffany Champion

    Drugs, money and murder. We have a list of the most scandalous cases where informants were responsible for putting away hundreds of criminals.

  • Where is Shakespeare?

    After Abraham Shakespeare wins the lottery, everyone is his new best friend with their hands out for a loan. So when the millionaire disappears, no one is asking any questions. Rumors start spreading about where he went but police are suspicious when they realize all evidence leads back to one person: Dee Dee Moore.

  • 'Wearing a Wire'

    Police are eyeing Dee Dee Moore in the disappearance of lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare. They catch a break when they meet Greg Smith, the man Dee Dee Moore has been paying to make phone calls pretending to be Shakespeare. With Smith on the side of the police, they¿re able to get inside the mind of Moore.

  • By: Source: Hillsborough County State Attorney’s Office

    With these meeting minutes Dee Dee Moore took complete control of more than $1 million of lotto winner Abraham Shakespeare's money.

  • By: Source: Public Domain

    Criminal affidavit for a search warrant outlining the case against Dee Dee Moore.

  • By: Source: Kurtis Productions

    Dee Dee Moore’s letter to American Greed.