CNBC’s American Greed’s May 19 episode will focus on former Philadelphia weatherman John Bolaris, who was drugged (twice) and scammed while on vacation in South Beach in 2010 as part of a wide-ranging wire fraud scheme. Bolaris told his tale to the Daily News in 2011.
The Daily News story led to interest from Playboy, who interviewed the former NBC10 and Fox 29 weatherman. That story led to Bolaris’ firing from Fox 29. Bolaris is now a real estate agent and his filling in for Nor’easter Nick on SNJ Today News.
American Greed airs at 10 p.m. on CNBC.