American Greed

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American Greed

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Mondays, 10:00 PM EST
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12 Seasons, 187 Episodes
60 Minutes
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The program focuses on the stories behind some of the biggest corporate and white collar crimes in the United States such as WorldCom, HealthSouth and Tyco. In addition, stories about more common crimes such as insurance fraud, murder, embezzlement, art theft, Ponzi schemes, credit card fraud, bank robbery, money laundering, identity theft, and medical fraud are also featured. Other topics have included the story behind the famous Mustang Ranch in Nevada and the rise and fall of boy band impresario Lou Pearlman. American Greed is narrated by veteran actor Stacey Keach.

SEASON 02 • EPISODE 06

Inside The WorldCom Scam / DHS: Department Of Hollywood Scams

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American Greed S2E6
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Case 1: Bernard Ebbers, CEO of WorldCom, rises from rags to riches. But the "telecom cowboy" becomes the poster child for everything that went wrong on Wall Street in the 1990s.[5] WorldCom's eventual downfall shakes the financial community and the lives of thousands of investors. Case 2: It reads like a Hollywood script: Joseph Medawar is a hotshot television producer. He creates a new action-packed adventure series based on real-life national security cases. Investors fund the project. But there is no show, only a scam to rob investors of millions of dollars!

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