American Greed Season 9
S09 E01Jan 16, 2015
A Con Man's Deadly Revenge Jan 16, 2015 A coin collector and his brother start mail order coin businesses. They go bankrupt in 2008. After they're jailed, one plots murder of the judge and prosecutor.
S09 E02Jan 23, 2015
The Playboy of Indiana Jan 23, 2015 A multimillion-dollar yacht, 80 sports cars, a Playboy centerfold girlfriend. Tim Durham is the picture of success as a fix -it-and-flip-it business king. But he’s actually running a $200 million fraud from the comfort of his 12,000 square-foot home.
S09 E03Jan 30, 2015
Ea$y Being Green Jan 30, 2015 Con man Rodney Hailey runs a fake green energy business and collects millions by scamming major corporations. A fleet of luxury cars that litters the front of his home draws suspicion and leads authorities to the dirty money he makes on clean fuel.
S09 E04Feb 6, 2015
A Widow's Web Feb 6, 2015 Rich husband, beautiful wife, perfect life. Pamela Phillips and Gary Triano are Tucson's golden couple. But their life unravels in a fury of greed and hate. When Gary ends up dead, all eyes are on Phillips. Could she kill for money?
S09 E05Feb 13, 2015
The Cash King Feb 13, 2015 No investment idea is too exotic for visionary entrepreneur James “The Cash King” Duncan. He sets his sights on strip clubs, real estate, Iraqi currency, diamonds, and even mind control technology.
S09 E06Feb 20, 2015
The Dirtiest Con Feb 20, 2015 Sixteen-year-old Barry Minkow starts ZZZZ Best Carpet Cleaners and quickly realizes there's more cash in fraud.
S09 E07Feb 27, 2015
Charity Begins at Home Feb 27, 2015 Claudio Osorio casts himself as a brilliant international business tycoon to scam big money and big names. This crook steals more than $40 million from investors and the US government through a bogus company and schemes to build homes for the poor.
S09 E08Mar 6, 2015
The Real Wolf of Wall Street Mar 6, 2015 Stockbroker Jordan Belfort runs a sex, drugs and rock 'n’ roll brokerage firm. He pleads guilty to fraud and does jail time. After his release, Belfort gets a Hollywood makeover, but do his victims get justice?
S09 E09Jul 11, 2015
Kevin Trudeau’s Secrets / Remington Steal Jul 11, 2015 (1) The infomercial pitchman who claimed he was broke and could not pay a $37.6 million fine imposed by the Federal Trade Commission is chronicled. (2) An examination of Remington Financial Group's advanced-fee scam that defrauded investors in small businesses.
S09 E10Jul 18, 2015
Fake It to Make It / Kill the Witnesses Jul 18, 2015 Case 1: “Ferrari” Mike Banuelos steals musical artists’ money and their dreams. His Ferrari lifestyle drives them in the fast lane, but his promotional acumen leaves his investors to crash and burn. Case 2: Former IRS Agent Steven Martinez may seem like a normal accountant, but when he’s caught in a $12 million fraud, he diverts taxpayer money to the ultimate crime…. Murder.
S09 E11Jul 25, 2015
Vintage Wine Fraud Jul 25, 2015 Counterfeit wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan dominates the fine wine scene, making millions selling his cheap basement blends through elite auction houses.
S09 E12Aug 1, 2015
In Harm’s Way Aug 1, 2015 A US military contractor loots his company of $190 million and goes on a wild spending spree.
S09 E13Oct 17, 2015
The Lawyer Lies / Black Gold Bust Oct 17, 2015 (1) Indiana personal injury lawyer William Conour helps himself to desperate clients’ settlement money, pocketing millions. (2) Phony oil tycoon Gary Milby guarantees gushers of money to investors from his Kentucky oil wells.
S09 E14Oct 24, 2015
Friends Without Benefits Oct 24, 2015 Mutual Benefits buys life insurance policies from aids patients, the chronically ill, and seniors and fraudulently resells them as low risk investments to clients. When medical advances help patients live longer, Mutual Benefits collects new investor money to pay returns. 30,000 people get caught in the $1.25 billion ponzi scheme.
S09 E15Oct 31, 2015
The Spy Who Scammed Me Oct 31, 2015 A private security contractor is a James Bond wannabe who spins lies to desperate clients.
S09 E16Nov 7, 2015
The Sky's the Limit Nov 7, 2015 Ross Mandell’s company Sky Capital has hundreds of employees and investors and he’s living like a king. It’s a huge coup for Mandell who was once known as the Bad Boy of Wall Street, had addiction issues, and run-ins with regulators. Turns out, however, that Mandell is up to his old tricks – and the $140 million raised for Sky Capital goes down the drain in a spiral of greed.