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Docuseries McMillions to Explore McDonald’s Monopoly Scam

The series, from executive producer Mark Wahlberg, will take a look into the con that allowed one man to rig the results for a decade.


Production has begun on McMillions, a documentary series chronicling the stranger-than-fiction story of an ex-cop turned security auditor who rigged McDonald’s Monopoly game promotion for a decade, stealing millions of dollars and building a vast network of co-conspirators across the U.S.

McMillions will draw on exclusive firsthand accounts and archival footage, featuring: the FBI agents who brought down the gaming scam; McDonald’s corporate executives, who were themselves defrauded; the lawyers who tried the case; and the culprits and prizewinners who profited from the complicated scheme, as well as the individuals who were often unwittingly duped into being a part of the ruse.

The series comes from Unrealistic Ideas, the non-scripted production company launched by Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Archie Gips and producing partners James Lee Hernandez and Brian Lazarte, who will serve as directors on the documentary series.

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