THE CASE OF THE GHOULISH EX-DENTIST AND HIS BODY-PART SCHEME IS PROFILED ON CNBC’S "AMERICAN GREED" SEASON FINALE, AIRING ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11th AT 9 PM ET
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., March 9, 2009 - The season finale of CNBC's "AMERICAN GREED," airing WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11h at 9PM ET, covers the case of a debt-saddled dentist who finds a lucrative, gory and illegal solution to his money problems.
In the season finale episode of American Greed entitled, "Body Snatcher: Frank Mastromarino Robs the Dead," a former dentist named Michael Mastromarino, and a gang of men he called "cutters," use a secret room in a funeral home to rip open bodies, strip them for valuable skin, bone and tendons, and sell the parts to biotech companies for use in surgery. To Mastromarino, it didn't matter – they were dead –
but he failed to consider the living, including victims' families and recipients of tainted body parts.
American Greed episode #24 "The Body Snatcher: Frank Mastromarino Robs The Dead" re-airs on Sunday, March 15th, at 11PM ET.
American Greed" is produced by Kurtis Productions. Sharon Barrett is the producer for Kurtis Productions. Charles Schaeffer is the Executive Producer for CNBC of "American Greed." Jonathan Wald is the Senior Vice President, Business News at CNBC.
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