June 8, 2011 12:00 am
Henry Hill, the inspiration behind Martin Scorsese’s movie, relives his descent from Mafia wise guy to a spell in Terminal Island Penitentiary.
June 5, 2011 12:00 am
Gordon Malloch's bootleg booze racket fuelled a party lifestyle in Saudi Arabia, until he got caught and found himself facing four years in jail.
June 15, 2011 12:00 am
Briton David Scott tells the story of finding his soulmate in the Philippines – and risking a 14-year prison sentence for adultery.
June 22, 2011 12:00 am
After heading to Mexico with a suitcase of fake money to buy drugs, Californian bodybuilder Jeremy found himself behind bars and in big trouble.
June 29, 2011 12:00 am
After being caught with a kilo of heroin in Mauritius, Brigene Young faced 45 years in jail – unless she could help catch the drug traffickers.
July 6, 2011 12:00 am
The tale of Chris Chance, whose daredevil life smuggling cannabis into the UK concealed in a rubber body suit led to a nasty prison sentence.
July 13, 2011 12:00 am
Stephen Sutton got caught up when he was offered $15,000 to transport cocaine disguised as gold – leading to an 11-year jail sentence.
July 20, 2011 12:00 am
Company director Robert Pringle got seven years in a violent South American lock-up after being pressured into drug smuggling by his dealer.
July 27, 2011 12:00 am
Vivian Carrasquillo faced a crash diet in jail after an attempt to raise funds for gastric bypass surgery by becoming a drug mule backfired.
August 3, 2011 12:00 am
Military veteran Kim Hood faced a life behind bars in a squalid Thai prison after being caught smuggling 14 kilos of heroin with a friend.