The next episode of CNBC's unprecedented series "American Greed," which focuses on how greed change's people's lives airs Wednesday, February 13th at 9PM & 12AM ET.
In this episode, CNBC looks at the historic Gardner Museum art theft in Boston, MA and the investigation that takes many twists and turns over 17 years, leading the FBI to focus alternately on the IRA, a Boston mob boss and a notorious art thief recently paroled. CNBC also goes inside the museum and views the frames that still hang on the walls as a constant reminder.
Also in this episode, CNBC tells the story of Abraham Kennard, a sharply dressed pastor who promises churches great things in exchange for their financial support. Ultimately he conducts a scheme that involves 1600 small churches across more than 40 states. Kennard is found guilty of 116 counts, including money laundering, tax evasion and mail fraud and is currently serving a 17-year sentence in federal prison.
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