Palm Beach is Florida's classic playground of the rich. Exclusive country clubs, millionaire mansions, and a high society open only to the 'right' kind of people. But where the money flows, greed and envy, and even murder will follow close behind.
There's a sense of entitlement that can come with growing up in a wealthy family. But what if you think you're smarter than the cops and someone who can commit the perfect crime?
The Du Ponts are one of the great American dynasties, a family built on historic wealth and reputation. But the family name would be tarnished after it was connected to two shocking murders with extraordinary stories behind them.
With children, what's the worst an average parent can expect? A temper tantrum? Rich kids can take brat behavior to a deadly level. All their lives, these children were given everything they wanted. When they heard the word 'no', they reached for guns.
When people acquire a fortune, an arrogant attitude can come with it. These individuals can sometimes turn into criminals for the sake of money. The murderers in this episode are all united by one desire - to keep their lifestyle at any cost.
There is an old saying that is whispered in the exclusive parties where the wealthy socialize. The grandfather will make a fortune, the father will build on it, and the son will squander it. These sons did more than lose money, they also took lives.
When you're already wealthy beyond most people's wildest dreams, why would you need more? And why would you risk everything by killing to get it? Greed drove these people to the brink, and they committed horrifying acts in order to fulfill their desire.
All families have their moments of madness around the dinner table. When the family fortune runs into the millions, a passing rivalry can flare up into a lethal conflict. Nothing tears at the gilded fabric of a wealthy life like a bitter family feud.
When these couples said "I Do", it was more than a union of love, it was a union of wealth and dreams. But money did not buy happiness, it bought death and despair. These husbands and wives had dream marriages that ended in murder, prison and disgrace.
Socialites who went into hiding to conceal their crimes and protect their wealth
When rich kids run out of money, they make sure they don't have to ask daddy to sign another check.
The wealthy buy services including hired help for murder.
The power of big money clouds the truth of open and shut cases.
Being born into wealth can be a curse instead of a blessing; families are torn apart by greed, jealousy, and murder.
A property dealer orders employees to torture and kill; a wealthy businessman is murdered in broad daylight.
A wife has an affair and vanishes after dropping off her kids with her estranged husband; a man living a double life hatches a sinister plan.
A woman is stabbed 23 times when her fairytale marriage turns sour; police find blood in the home of a missing man.
A woman is found dead in her bathtub; a man fails to return home following a business trip.
One doctor lies dead after a stabbing and another is guilty of murder.
A man posing as a doctor kills a woman and then buries her body at his home; all is not as it seems when a family is found dead.
Two brothers grow up to make millions, but darkness follows as both end up the victims of cold-blooded murder.
His millions give them all they could ever want, but in reality the man meant to be their greatest protector becomes their greatest enemy.
A perfect family man and a treasured member of the community hide dark secrets.
Shocking crimes that rocked the world; stories of murder, greed, royal connections.
These women thought they had found their modern day fairytale - the man, the house and the millions. But as the pages turned, their fairytale soon became a nightmare ending in murder.
These families are driven by passion and money.
Killers believe that when the trail is cold, they are above suspicion
Fairytale weddings make a splash in the social pages, but some matches are far from perfect.
Family members disregard kinship over money matters.
People are willing to kill for wealth.
Wealthy heirs destroy human lives.
Affluent people kill to further increase their wealth.
Extortion is inflicted only on the rich, often when a friend or relative is greedy for money.
When falling out of love leads to splitting assets worth millions, spouses kill to cut their losses.
Refusing to obey the ``Lord of the Manor'' can have deadly results.
Millionaires fall for lower-class workers who turn out to be greedy killers.
Rich, pampered children become ruthless killers.
Jealousy turns into an obsession when less-fortunate people kill the wealthy in order to walk in their shoes.