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Illicit Edge’s Top 10 Financial Crime TV Series

Prepare to dive deep into the captivating world of financial crime with our list of the top 10 financial crime TV series. From high-stakes finance to money laundering, these shows offer a thrilling blend of suspense, deceit, and an intricate web of illicit financial activities.

Top 10 Financial Crime TV Series

💥 Billions: This drama series follows the cat-and-mouse game between a ruthless hedge fund manager and a determined U.S. Attorney as they navigate the world of high-stakes finance and legal battles.
💥 Ozark: The show revolves around a financial planner who is forced to relocate his family to the Ozarks after a money-laundering scheme goes wrong, and he must work for a Mexican drug cartel to keep his family safe.
💥 Breaking Bad: This critically acclaimed series follows a chemistry teacher turned methamphetamine manufacturer who becomes deeply involved in money laundering and organized crime.
💥 The Wire: This multi-layered crime drama explores the inner workings of Baltimore’s drug trade, politics, and law enforcement. It touches on money laundering and the financial aspects of criminal organizations.
💥 McMafia: Inspired by a non-fiction book, this British drama series delves into the world of global organized crime, including money laundering, international fraud, and the connection between legitimate business and criminal activity.
💥 Better Call Saul: A prequel to “Breaking Bad,” this series follows the transformation of a small-time lawyer into the morally ambiguous attorney, Saul Goodman. It explores money laundering and the legal strategies used to protect illicit gains.
💥 White Collar: This crime drama centers around the unlikely partnership between a con artist and an FBI agent as they solve white-collar crimes, including art forgery, investment scams, and money laundering.
💥 The Sopranos: Although primarily focused on the Italian-American mob, this series delves into financial crimes such as racketeering, extortion, money laundering, and the complex financial operations of organized crime families.
💥 Narcos: Based on real events, this crime drama chronicles the rise and fall of the notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and the efforts of law enforcement to bring him down. It explores money laundering and the global drug trade.
💥 The Americans: Set during the Cold War, this espionage thriller follows two KGB spies posing as an American couple living in suburban Washington, D.C. It touches on financial crimes, including money laundering and covert financial operations.