Gangster Capitalism


There’s a dark side to the American dream. From the creators of Root of Evil, Gangster Capitalism Season 1 is centered on the 2019 college admissions scandal that is exposing everyone from CEOs to celebrities. Award-winning documentarian, Andrew ...Show More
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Introducing Season 1: The College Admissions Scandal

04:29 | Apr 18th

With exclusive interviews and thought-provoking discussion, Andrew Jenks examines the people involved and the larger debate around higher education in America.
S1 [5] Where You Start Is Where You Finish | The College Admissions Scandal

40:58 | Jun 11th

A Singer parent negotiates a deal for her son to have the ACT taken for him, without him even being in the same state, and a college admissions insider reveals the a la carte menu that wealthy parents have when donating to schools, also known as “The...Show More
S1 [4] Ricky | The College Admissions Scandal

43:02 | Jun 4th

A best friend, a mentee, and a former coworker provide an intimate account of Rick Singer’s transition from the boy determined to transform himself, to the coach who refused to accept failure, to the man whose obsession with wealth would be his ultim...Show More
S1 [3] The Dominoes Fall | The College Admissions Scandal

31:46 | May 28th

Federal agents make an arrest for securities fraud, and get much more than expected. They are offered information that leads to a man they’d never heard of - Rick Singer, and the biggest scandal in education history.  Once Singer is caught, he brings...Show More
S1 [2] The Bumper Sticker Mentality | The College Admissions Scandal

41:19 | May 21st

Rick Singer’s “Side Door” has another, more expensive option that clients like actor, Lori Loughlin opt for. The scam?  $500,000 to get your kids accepted to college as Division 1 athletes - even if they never actually played the sport. Race and stat...Show More
S1 [1] The Side Door | The College Admissions Scandal

38:06 | May 14th

Through transcriptions of wiretapped conversations between Rick Singer, Felicity Huffman, and others, Episode 1 brings to life just how dirty these schemes were. We also hear from a student who cheated on his SAT, a psychologist who deals with studen...Show More