January 6, 2018

Bonus: The Fire

Marc Thompson, a successful stock broker, sets his own house on fire (with his elderly mother inside) to fraudulently collect insurance money.
January 7, 2018

Bonus: The Promotion

In a scheme that lasted over a decade, Jerome “Uncle Jerry” Jacobson defrauded fast food giant McDonald’s for over $20 million by rigging the promotional Monopoly […]
January 7, 2018

Bonus: The Reef

The Osborne Reef, an artificial reef constructed with more than 2 million used tires, leads to an environmental disaster near the coast of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
March 7, 2018

Bonus: The Mortician

A 67 year-old mortician uses her experience to defraud insurance companies.
April 27, 2018

Bonus: The Homemaker

Martha Stewart, the first self-made, female billionaire, is accused of using insider knowledge to sell stock of a cancer treatment drug.
June 11, 2018

Bonus: The Pole Saw

A South Carolina man takes advantage of his mentally disabled friend in a get rich quick scheme.
July 23, 2018

Bonus: The Refugee

A hip-hop superstar establishes a charitable foundation to benefit his homeland, the Republic of Haiti.
December 8, 2018

Bonus: The Tree Farm

A psychic employs her family to embezzle millions of dollars from a lonely tree farmer.
January 27, 2019

Bonus: The Convention

Financial and logistical mismanagement causes a Tumblr fan convention to fall apart.
March 6, 2019

Bonus: The Boner King

Financial and logistical mismanagement causes a Tumblr fan convention to fall apart.
May 1, 2019

Bonus: The Vendor

A business opportunity in the form of a revolutionary vending machine turns out to be a $60 million fraud.
June 1, 2019

Bonus: The Portofino Pirate

A 50-year-old artist from Northern Ireland starts a new life (of crime) in Italy.
June 25, 2019

Bonus: The Chess Champion

A Hungarian chess champion’s prolific career of ‘dining and dashing’ spawns an unforgettable viral video.
August 9, 2019

Bonus: The Conductor

A former Google executive establishes a “startup factory” in Opelika, Alabama to scam investors out of $1.9 million.
October 7, 2019

Bonus: The Bookkeeper

Missing money at a nonprofit organization leads to a violent attack on the executive that uncovers the truth.
November 14, 2019

Bonus: The Puppeteer

An impostor in New Zealand manipulates young men and women with manufactured digital personas.