The BEST Episodes of Dirty Money (2018)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Dec 30, 2019

Network: Netflix

From rigged cars to wildly inflated drug prices, this documentary series lifts the lid on shocking acts of corporate greed and corruption.

Drug Short

#1 - Drug Short

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jan 26, 2018

Wall Street short-sellers expose a scam that regulators overlook: how Big Pharma gouges patients in need of life-saving drugs.

star 7.92
236 votes
Directors: Erin Lee Carr
Cartel Bank

#2 - Cartel Bank

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 26, 2018

For decades, HSBC, one of the world’s largest banks, laundered hundreds of millions of dollars for Mexican drug cartels. Senator Elizabeth Warren, dogged journalists and prosecutors try to hold the bankers to account. But will they be judged “too big to jail?”

star 7.82
222 votes
Directors: Kristi Jacobson
The Confidence Man

#3 - The Confidence Man

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 26, 2018

A rollicking profile of the rise and reign of TRUMP Inc. Weaving together a tapestry of tales in real estate booms and busts, Stevens lays out how Donald Trump’s business career transformed from epic failures into a consummate branding machine that propelled him into office.

star 7.75
202 votes
Directors: Fisher Stevens
Hard NOx

#4 - Hard NOx

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jan 26, 2018

Gibney reveals shocking new details about VW’s corporate deceit, and exposes the unholy alliance between governments and automakers that allowed the automaker to put tens of thousands of lives at risk -- all for the sake of a $500 part.

star 7.72
345 votes
Directors: Alex Gibney

#5 - Payday

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 26, 2018

Targeting unsuspecting Americans, a group of payday lenders made millions off small loans with undisclosed charges, inflated interest rates and incomprehensible rules. But the way the laws are written, is that a crime or just business?

star 7.65
259 votes
Directors: Jesse Moss
The Maple Syrup Heist

#6 - The Maple Syrup Heist

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 26, 2018

In Canada, maple syrup is worth more than oil. When $20 million of syrup goes missing, the trail leads back to an epic battle between cartels and the little guy.

star 6.69
195 votes
Directors: Brian McGinn