Millionaire playboy and girlfriend of a Hollywood starlet scams investors with a phony connection to the Pope. His image soon will be shattered when he is revealed as a con man when a multi-million dollar fraud is exposed.
Steven Warshak makes millions by selling an erectile dysfunction drug racking up illegal credit card charges on thousands of customers; and a financial advisor to pro sports stars multi-million dollar scam ends in his own death.
American Greed looks at Bernie Madoff the mastermind behind the biggest Ponzi scheme in American history. After confessing to his crimes, he is sentenced to 150 years in prison. He takes up residence at Butner Prison in North Carolina where some prisoners treat him surprisingly well.