American Greed

American Greed - CNBC

CNBC

Docuseries

2007

TVPG

Newsmagazine

Docudrama

Crime

A dissection of the dark side of the American Dream, a survey of how far some people go to become rich, no matter the cost to themselves and those around them.

Where to Stream

2007–2023 Docuseries 15 Seasons279 Episodes

Upcoming TV Airings

The airings below are based on a generic national schedule. Times and dates can vary by TV provider.

Friday, April 19

The Fake Housewife of Orange County

Season 12 • Episode 13

Elizabeth Mulder finances her life worth millions by swindling her best friends.

Friday, April 19

Prophets of Greed

Season 13 • Episode 4

Leaders of a polygamous religious sect lure followers into welfare fraud.

Friday, April 19

The Polygamist and the Bio Fuel Baron

Season 15 • Episode 7

CEO Jacob Kingston is accused of committing fraud by a polygamist group called The Order.

Friday, April 19

Financial Infidelity

Season 15 • Episode 11

Antonio Mariot Wilson changes his name, pitch, and act to play a series of roles.

Saturday, April 20

Stolen Valor Scam

Season 12 • Episode 5

Darryl Wright perpetrates a stolen-valor scam allowing him to steal from military veterans.

Saturday, April 20

Junk in a Box; Been Caught Stealing

Season 11 • Episode 10

Cancer charities that give back little; a family brings in millions shoplifting.

Saturday, April 20

The Spy Who Scammed Me

Season 9 • Episode 15

A private security contractor promises to help win the freedom of detained oil executives.

Saturday, April 20

Junk in a Box; Been Caught Stealing

Season 11 • Episode 10

Cancer charities that give back little; a family brings in millions shoplifting.

Saturday, April 20

Deadly Black Gold Riches

Season 11 • Episode 13

A man schemes to strike it rich in the North Dakota oil fields and he lets no one get in his way.

Saturday, April 20

Dangerous Luxury

Season 12 • Episode 8

Vitaly Borker sells designer knock-off eyewear as genuine; complaining customers are threatened.

Saturday, April 20

Artistic License to Steal

Season 12 • Episode 12

A wannabe art dealer sells fake works by American masters in an $80 million scam.

Saturday, April 20

Something's Fishy: The Codfather

Season 12 • Episode 17

Fleet owner Carlos Rafael gets snagged in an undercover IRS sting with agents posing as mobsters.

Saturday, April 20

The Trials of Michael Avenatti

Season 14 • Episode 1

Attorney Michael Avenatti represents Stormy Daniels in her dispute with President Donald Trump.

Saturday, April 20

Streaming and Scheming

Season 15 • Episode 15

Zachary Horwitz raises more than $600 million for a bogus investment opportunity.

Saturday, April 20

Fame, Fortune & Fraud

Season 15 • Episode 23

Jason Van Eman is a B-list actor from Oklahoma who decides to become a Hollywood producer.

Sunday, April 21

Baby-Faced Drug Lords

Season 12 • Episode 19

Florida teenagers cash in on the opioid crisis, then they expand their operation.

Sunday, April 21

The Spy Who Scammed Me

Season 9 • Episode 15

A private security contractor promises to help win the freedom of detained oil executives.

Saturday, April 27

Silk Road: Digital Drug Dealers

Season 10 • Episode 20

Federal agents seek to unmask the mastermind of the world's largest underground drug bazaar.

Saturday, April 27

Art Schlichter: All American Fraud

Season 11 • Episode 14

Former OSU quarterback Art Schlichter's gambling addiction turns him into a con artist.

Saturday, April 27

Blood Relatives; End of Life Scam

Season 12 • Episode 7

A son murders his family to cash in; a health facility owner uses an inflated billing scheme.

Saturday, April 27

The Fyre Festival

Season 13 • Episode 2

Billy McFarland organizes a disastrous music festival in the Bahamas.

Saturday, April 27

Fake Heiress Cons High Society

Season 13 • Episode 14

An artsy German heiress Anna Delvey makes a splash in Downtown New York's social scene.

Saturday, April 27

California Schemin'

Season 15 • Episode 14

Gina Champion-Cain lures in investors with promises of sky-high returns.

Saturday, April 27

The Accused Crypto Couple

Season 15 • Episode 10

Heather Morgan stands accused of laundering 4.5 billion dollars worth of stolen bitcoin.

Saturday, April 27

Boeing's Deadly Design

Season 15 • Episode 4

Two new Boeing 737 Max jets fall out of the sky five months apart, killing 346 people.

Saturday, April 27

Billion Dollar Fraud Goes Viral

Season 12 • Episode 9

Carlos Wanzeler and James Merrrill entice nearly one million people in a $1.7 billion internet scam.

Sunday, April 28

Art Schlichter: All American Fraud

Season 11 • Episode 14

Former OSU quarterback Art Schlichter's gambling addiction turns him into a con artist.

Sunday, April 28

Blood Relatives; End of Life Scam

Season 12 • Episode 7

A son murders his family to cash in; a health facility owner uses an inflated billing scheme.

Friday, May 3

Fouled Out: Rumeal Robinson

Season 11 • Episode 8

A former champion basketball player's schemes land him in prison.

Friday, May 3

The Polka King Con

Season 12 • Episode 4

Polka band leader Jan Lewan rips off his fans with false promises of sizable investment returns.

Friday, May 3

The Busted Mogul

Season 15 • Episode 18

Rich with ambition, Lobsang Dargey catapults from odd jobs to real estate development.

Friday, May 3

VIP Schemers

Season 15 • Episode 20

Convicted fraudster and identity thief Tracii Show Hutsona is once again up on federal charges.

Saturday, May 4

From Peanuts to Sick Millions

Season 11 • Episode 11

A CEO knowingly ships peanut products tainted with salmonella, killing nine and sickening thousands.

Saturday, May 4

Deadly Gold Digger

Season 11 • Episode 1

A femme fatale with a way of getting men to do what she wants sets a trap.

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