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CNBC’S “AMERICAN GREED: THE FUGITIVES #6 - THE 'PRISON' ESCAPE // LIVING THE AMERICAN SCHEME” WILL PREMIERE ON SEPTEMBER 5TH

(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)

Wednesday, 9/5/2012:

9:00 PM AMERICAN GREED: THE FUGITIVES #6 - THE 'PRISON' ESCAPE // LIVING THE AMERICAN SCHEME

12:00 AM AMERICAN GREED: THE FUGITIVES #6 - THE 'PRISON' ESCAPE // LIVING THE AMERICAN SCHEME

AMERICAN GREED: THE FUGITIVES #6 - THE 'PRISON' ESCAPE // LIVING THE AMERICAN SCHEME

Farhad “Fred” Monem: The ‘Prison’ Escape

Farhad “Fred” Monem is the former Food Services Administrator for the Oregon Department of Corrections. He is lauded for saving the state millions in food cost savings, but is accused of taking bribes in cash and receiving all-expense paid luxury trips. When a whistleblower to the IRS points to Monem, the FBI investigates his alleged involvement in bribery. Monem then takes off. The FBI is offering up to $20,000 for information leading to his arrest and conviction.

Harold Rangel: Living the American Scheme

Harold Rangel and his father Juan run Financial Plus Investments, a firm dedicated to making investors rich while helping unfortunate people facing foreclosure. They target hundreds of middle-class families in Los Angeles and rake in more than $35 million. When customers stop receiving dividend payments and homeowners become homeless, Juan is arrested and convicted of fraud and bribery charges. His son Harold Rangel is also charged but escapes and is a fugitive from justice.

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