This episode tells the story of a school teacher named Howard Marks. It all starts with him helping a friend finish off a drug deal. The easy money turns him into a multi-national drug smuggler. One of his loads gets caught and he is now wanted and on the run. However, the law always catches up.moreless
This episode takes place in the United States and tells the story of Rick Cedar from Spokane, Washington. Circumstances came up causing him to try and get more cash. He runs a con, but that con catches up to him. He goes further into crime to get what he needs.moreless
This episode tells the story of Frank Cullotta. His mob becomes well known for robberies. Soon, he gets caught by the FBI in Las Vegas. He ends up becoming a witness against the mob and enters witness protection.moreless
This episode tells the story of Eddie Padilla. He lives in Hawaii and supports himself with drug smuggling. However, during one of those trips, he got caught in Peru and lands himself in a Peruvian prison called the House of the Devil.moreless
This episode tells the story of young Americans attempting to smuggle more than 2000 pounds of marijuana to the United States. After they get caught, they make an attempt to escape from a Mexican prison.moreless
This episode tells the true account of what inspired the movie Argo. This is the account of how diplomats were rescued in Iran by the CIA.
This episode tells the story of Roy Hallums who gets kidnapped in Iraq.
This episode tells the story of Shaun Attwood, who moved from England to Arizona to become a stockbroker. However, he would get caught up in drugs, and eventually started dealing. After some intimidation from a mafia boss, he goes back to being a stockbroker, but he gets a visit from the police.moreless
This episode tells the story of Tom Crutchfield, who is a reptile smuggler. He gets close to being caught in the United States, so he flees to Brazil, where he ends up in prison there, until he gets deported back to the United States.moreless
This episode is hosted by John McCain. This episode tells the story of Ernie Brace, who was held as a prisoner of war for about eight years in Vietnam. He would hear John McCain while in the prison.moreless
This episode tells the story of an American in the 1970s during the Cold War with Russia. He gets caught attempting to smuggle drugs to Russia. He would end up in a soviet prison camp, and with luck on his side, finds a way to escape.moreless
This episode tells the story ofAngela Carnegie who gets caught attempting to smuggle heroin out of Thailand.
This episode tells the story of a photographer and a journalist who end up being taken hostage by Islamist militants in Somalia for over a year.
A plumber from Ireland gets caught up in the drug smuggling game, and attempts to smuggle cocaine from Venezuela to Ireland. However, he gets caught before leaving Venezuela.
This episode tells the story of two British backpackers in search of orchids who get kidnapped when crossing from Panama into Colombia via the Darien Gap.
After being arrested for having drugs,Tom Hanway, who is from California makes an attempt at escaping from a Chilean prison.
This episode tells the story of Susan Haglof, who ends up in a prison in Egypt accused of human trafficking.
This episode tells the story of a Jewish grocer who decides to smuggle cocaine. He would get caught and end up in a Brazilian prison.
This episode tells the story of Duane Wollum, who gets caught smuggling cocaine, but police officials in Nicaragua think the drugs are a bomb strapped to his body.
This episode tells the story of Scott Campbell. He goes to China with his father, but soon finds out his father does drug smuggling professionally.
This episode tells the story ofLatif Yahia. He was an Iraqi soldier who gets imprisoned by Saddam's son and is forced to become Saddam's body double.
This episode tells the story of a couple who get forced to smuggle liquid cocaine to England.
This episode tells the story ofErez Eltawil and Reini Weigel. The two get kidnapped by Colombianguerrilla group and are held for ransom.
This episode tells the story ofStephen Comiskey. He ends up in Saudi Arabia to take a nursing job, in order to support his children and ex-wife. He comes out that he is gay, but finds out in Saudi Arabia, that can result in being sentenced to death.moreless
This episode tells the story ofRuthie Lambert who turns to drug smuggling to make ends meet. She would do this many times, but would eventually get caught and sent to a prison in Peru.moreless
This episode tells the story of Dwight Worker who attempts to smuggle cocaine to the United States. However, he gets caught in Mexico and is sent to one of Mexico's worst prisons.
This episode tells the story ofThomas Hamill who takes a job as a civilian truck driver in Iraq. His convoy gets ambushed and he is taken hostage by insurgents.
This episode tells the story of Lucy Wright. After some life issues, she gets addicted to crack. Unable to pay the bills, she smuggles cocaine back to England. However, she gets caught while in Argentina, where she could get up to 25 years in prison. Afraid of the situation, she jumps bail and heads for Brazil.moreless
This episode tells the story ofMark Greening who after finding out he is having a child, needs some money fast. He smuggles hash from Nepal. After a few successful runs, he eventually gets caught due to increased airport security.moreless
This episode tells the story of actor Erik Aude. With bills piling up, he gets offered a trip to Turkey and $800. No incidents occurred and later took a similar trip to Pakistan. However, he would find out that opium was put in the lining of his suitcase when authorities inspect his bag.moreless