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NEW EPISODE OF CNBC’S “AMERICAN GREED” PREMIERES MONDAY, JANUARY 25 AT 10PM ET/PT

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About "American Greed”

American Greed goes inside the dark side of the American Dream - where money seduces, power corrupts, and smooth criminals will stop at nothing to get rich. Their complex scams leave victim's lives in shambles. Each episode is a deep dive into the minds and actions of heartless crooks who live lives most people can only dream of. But how many luxury homes and exotic cars does it take to justify these white collar crimes? Ultimately for the crooks the dream turns into a nightmare when their shady plans unravel. American Greed follows the money through the eyes of the criminals, the victims, and the investigators who bring these scammers to justice.

Monday, 01/25/21 at 10PM ET/PT: AMERICAN GREED #188 (P): NIGHTMARE AT NXIVM

Keith Raniere is a god-like figure to members of his mysterious organization, NXIVM. Using his powers of persuasion along with classic multilevel marketing techniques, he amasses thousands of followers—many of them rich and famous—and hundreds of millions of dollars in contributions. But what many in the group don’t know is that for Raniere, NXIVM is essentially a front for sex trafficking and horrific abuse. Ultimately they learn a painful truth: their purported “self-help” group was mainly helping Raniere.

Preview Links:

American Greed: Nightmare at NXIVM - https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/01/20/american-greed-nightmare-at-nxivm.html - Referred to as "Vanguard" by his followers and "the smartest man in the world" by himself, Keith Raniere attracted many members to his purported self-help consortium NXIVM. However, what was thought to help people achieve higher consciousness for Raniere only resulted in abuse, sex trafficking, and conspiracy. Catch the full story on a new episode of "American Greed" Monday at 10P ET on CNBC.

How the Bronfman Sisters became involved with Keith Raniere and NXIVM - https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/01/20/american-greed-how-the-bronfman-sisters-became-involved-with-keith-raniere-and-nxivm.html - Keith Raniere is a god-like figure to members of his mysterious organization, NXIVM. Using his powers of persuasion, he amasses thousands of followers—many of them rich and famous—and hundreds of millions of dollars in contributions...but is NXIVM all that it seems? Catch the full story on a new episode of American Greed Monday 10P ET on CNBC.

Allison Mack helps create a new society for women in NXIVM secretly run by Keith Raniere - https://www.cnbc.com/video/2021/01/20/american-greed-allison-mack-and-lauren-salzman-help-create-a-new-society-for-women-in-nxivm-secretly-run-by-keith-raniere.html - NXIVM is a mysterious organization run by Keith Raniere - but many group members don't know that it's essentially a front for sex trafficking and horrific abuse. Ultimately, they learn a painful truth: their purported "self-help" group was mainly helping Raniere all along. Catch the full story on a new episode of American Greed Monday 10P ET on CNBC.

For more information contact:

Beth Goldman
CNBC
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e:
beth.goldman@nbcuni.com

Celeste DeAugustinis
CNBC
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e: celeste.deaugustinis@nbcuni.com