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American Greed: The Fugitives is a television show that dives into the world of organized crime in order to deliver a retrospective look on particular crimes that occurred in America's past and present. The show follows in the footsteps of criminals who have committed some of the most notorious crimes to date in American history. The American Greed show has a specific nature to it as it tends to focus more on white-collar crimes that have occurred.

American Greed: The Fugitives is a television show that is a sub-division of the American Greed television series. American Greed: The Fugitives came into existence as a spin-off in 2012 after the sixth season of the original show American Greed. The American Greed show is geared towards similar concepts of the show American Greed: The Fugitives. The show also features interviews from individuals who have interacted within the world of white collar crime and don't classify as criminals. These individuals include prosecutors, law enforcement officials and victims who have sufferers due to these crimes.

The show features exclusive in-depth stories about various crimes committed over time but the main focus of American Greed: The Fugitives is to shed light on crimes of criminals who have not been brought to justice and prosecuted. Some of these crime committed that have gone unsolved are along the lines of real estate fraud investment fraud, identity theft, medical fraud, embezzlement,insurance fraud, credit card fraud, money laundering,etc

American Greed: The Fugitives first aired in January of 2012. It is produced by Kurtis Productions and broadcasted on CNBC network.

Wednesday 8:00 PM et/pt on CNBC
2 Seasons, 13 Episodes
August 1, 2012
Crime, Drama, Family
8.3/10
Cast: Stacy Keach
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American Greed: The Fugitives Full Episode Guide

  • Michael Mastro, a financier and real estate developer with a sterling reputation, ends up in bankruptcy court. Then, a CEO is charged with overseeing accounting fraud to inflate his company's worth to investors while pocketing a fortune.

  • Concert promoter Jack Utsick flees when the SEC accuses him of running a $300 million investment fraud. Followed by serial financial predator David Kaup who runs an $11 million loan scam in a nationwide scheme.

  • Mysterious hackers enlist the help of students in New York to pull off a massive cyber-crime heist. Then, a one-time California golden boy is accused of luring investors with outrageous investment promises and is wanted by authorities.

  • Aubrey Lee Price is accused of stealing $40 million from investors. Feeling the heat, he gets on a boat in Key West and is never seen again. Did he jump into the Gulf of Mexico? Or did he fake his own death?

  • Family members mortgage their homes to bail out a con artist accused in a $350 million fraud. When he escapes, they are left homeless. And Ramon Fonseca is a fugitive who allegedly participated in a scheme to loot the U.S. government of $100 million.

  • Victor and Natalia Wolf live like Russian rock stars in Miami. They throw lavish parties on yachts, and drive a $325,000 Maybach. But the good times are financed in part by an alleged $20 million dollar real estate fraud.

  • Bank Robbing Babe - In Sacramento, California, Niesha Jackson and her gangster boyfriend, Charles Barksdale, team up to allegedly orchestrate a multimillion-dollar nationwide bank fraud. They've found that they don't need a gun to rob a bank. All they need are cellphones and prepaid credit cards. The Vanishing Internet Millionaire - In the late 1990s, at the height of the Dot Com boom, investors across the country begin hearing about a revolutionary new company called Yes Entertainment. Years before the launch of YouTube, the company, based in Newport Beach, California, is purportedly building a multi-channel Internet video network. They promise to bring in millions via advertisers and online product sales. The company uses a network of boiler room salesmen and a video featuring a famous paid pitchman, actor Tom Bosley, to solicit more than $14 million from over 800 investors.

  • Oregon's state prison system thought Fred Monem was a hero, saving them millions of dollars a year...but who was he really looking out for? In L.A., the Rangels promised financial security to the Latino community...but stole their life savings instead.

  • Phony Phone Calls - In the late 1990s, Slobodan Lunic is owner and operator of Pay Tel, a Chicago-based company that offers investors an opportunity to purchase payphones. Investors are told they will receive monthly interest payments exceeding 12% of their investment. Lunic and partner Scott Holmberg pitch this incredible opportunity to investment advisors across the country, taking in thousands of investors and collecting nearly $40 million. Heavy Metal Fraud - In 2008 Luis Ferreira is running a South Florida precious metal brokerage called Spyker Consulting. The struggling economy's stock market losses are Ferreira's gain, as more and more people are looking for alternative investments, like gold. Ferreira promises his clients their money is safe in the shares of metals they own. But behind the fa├žade of a successful business is a fraudulent telemarketing scam run by a former convict preying on desperate investors.

  • Contractor Craig Oliver promises dream homes but leaves homes and lives in disarry once he pockets down payments. Roland Okuomose appears to run a legitimate currency exhange in Canada. But his real business is a malicious international lottery scam.

  • In 1998, Eric Bartoli, owner of Cyprus Funds - a Central America-based investment company - has rural communities in Northeast Ohio buzzing about a chance of lifetime. Mr. Bartoli tells investors that he has untold access to Central American trading opportunities and that the returns will be tax-free. Cyprus Funds will go on to raise $65 million from a total of 1,000 investors over the course of 4 years. The only problem: Bartoli doesn't have inside connections. Instead of making good on the business deals, Bartoli invests less than $4 million and pockets the rest. Bartoli lives on a massive Ohio farm with his wife and two children. Behind his home sits a renovated barn with chandeliers. Next to the barn: a 16th century style pub. He also has a basketball court and putting green nearby. Bartoli seems to have it all. But in late August of 1999, the SEC comes calling. Cyprus Funds' headquarters in Doylestown, Ohio is raided in the middle of the night. An investor meeting is held the next day at a downtown church in Doylestown. Nearly 700 people show up and learn their investments are tied up in a scam. Bartoli leaves town before authorities can get to him.

  • According to the FBI: Julieanne Dimitrion and her husband, John, were indicted in February of 2009 for mortgage fraud. In April of 2009, they pled guilty to operating a fraud scheme in which they used their companies to convince distressed homeowners to relinquish their homes with the premise of improving the victims' financial position. They promised to invest the proceeds of the home sales, but instead the Dimitrions used the victims' money to fund their own lavish lifestyles. As a result, multiple families in Oahu, Hawaii, lost their homes. The Dimitrions were scheduled to be sentenced in the United States District Court in Honolulu, Hawaii, on July 6, 2010, but failed to appear at the sentencing. According to the FBI: Spiro Edward Germenis is wanted for his alleged orchestration of a "Ponzi" scheme, which led to him being charged with violating federal fraud by wire laws in 2007. Germenis established an investment management and advisory business named Oracle Evolution LLC, which was based in Great Neck, New York. He created various hedge funds and expanded his business by attracting new investors through networking groups and personal referrals. Germenis eventually lost substantial sums of money due to poor investment choices, gambling, and the use of his clients' money to fund a lavish lifestyle.

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