The BEST episodes of Dirty Money (2018)

Every episode of Dirty Money (2018) ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Dirty Money (2018)!

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

Last Updated: 2/7/2024Network: NetflixStatus: Ended
Drug Short
297 votes

#1 - Drug Short

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/26/2018

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

Directors: Erin Lee Carr
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Cartel Bank
278 votes

#2 - Cartel Bank

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/26/2018

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?”

Directors: Kristi Jacobson
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Hard NOx
413 votes

#3 - Hard NOx

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/26/2018

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.

Directors: Alex Gibney
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Slumlord Millionaire
123 votes

#4 - Slumlord Millionaire

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 3/11/2020

As Jared Kushner rose from real estate heir to White House adviser, reporters and housing advocates uncovered disturbing patterns at his properties.

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The Confidence Man
256 votes

#5 - The Confidence Man

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/26/2018

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.

Directors: Fisher Stevens
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320 votes

#6 - Payday

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/26/2018

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?

Directors: Jesse Moss
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The Wagon Wheel
121 votes

#7 - The Wagon Wheel

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 3/11/2020

Wells Fargo was long seen as the "golden child" of banking. But former employees detail the ruthless and fraudulent practices that fueled its growth.

Directors: Dan Krauss
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Guardians, Inc.
85 votes

#8 - Guardians, Inc.

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 3/11/2020

The rampant abuse of laws meant to protect the elderly has left many seniors penniless, powerless and isolated from their families.

Directors: Kyoko Miyake
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Dirty Gold
97 votes

#9 - Dirty Gold

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 3/11/2020

Behind the huge quantities of gold flowing into the U.S. each year lies a tangled web of money laundering, illegal mining and environmental destruction.

Directors: Stephen Maing
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Point Comfort
83 votes

#10 - Point Comfort

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 3/11/2020

Residents of a small Texas town were eager to welcome a massive plastics plant — until toxic chemicals began to take a toll on their community.

Directors: Margaret Brown
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The Man at the Top
101 votes

#11 - The Man at the Top

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 3/11/2020

Lavish parties, luxury goods, dubious loans: Scandals surrounding Prime Minister Najib Razak rocked Malaysia — and left the nation drowning in debt.

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The Maple Syrup Heist
257 votes

#12 - The Maple Syrup Heist

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 1/26/2018

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.

Directors: Brian McGinn
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