Genre: Newsmagazine, Crime Drama, Documentary
Premise: Stacy Keach narrates this 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. Real-life cases are reviewed and involve such criminal activity as credit card scams, identity theft, counterfeiting and Ponzi schemes.
S03, E02 (First Aired: Jan. 14, 2009)
Boy band mogul, Lou Pearlman, used his music business success to attract money into is fraudulent investment program.
(First Aired: Mar. 9, 2011)
A high-rolling financier makes millions betting on when people will die.