American Greed: Deadly Rx for Greed


He was respected,  a real gentleman, a deacon of his church. Robert Courtney was trusted by doctors.

But this pharmacist had a dark side–a thirst for greed that put his patients at risk.

The victims saw a chance for remission, a hope for survival. They are patients who trust they are receiving the right medication to cure their deadly cancer.

But Robert Courtney dilutes their drugs. The man patients think is their ally… turns out to be their worst enemy.

It’s an unimaginable crime. Expensive and life saving chemotherapy medications are watered down and sold to unsuspecting patients.

And Robert Courtney pockets millions.

American Greed profiles the criminal and the investigators who brought him to justice.

Writer/producer Julianne Hill directed this startling documentary which won a prestigious Peter Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club, among others.

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Client: Kurtis Productions for  CNBC

Date: August 30, 2012

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