May 30, 2012 12:00 am
This episode tells the story of Ruthie 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.
May 9, 2012 12:00 am
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.
June 6, 2012 12:00 am
Stephen Comiskey has had a difficult year. He’s come out about his sexuality and left his wife and children. Needing to support his ex-wife and kids and get himself out of the red, he takes a well-paid nursing job in Saudi Arabia. When he discovers that homosexuality is punishable by death, he decides to be celibate. However, his resolve weakens when he sees that there is a thriving gay scene there.
June 20, 2012 12:00 am
David and Jayne Bladen dreamed of a new life overseas but a nightmare journey of drug smuggling and violence culminated in 20 months behind bars
May 2, 2012 12:00 am
Travelling magician Mark Greening juggled a young family with a budding hash-smuggling business after moving to Japan – but he soon got caught.
April 25, 2012 12:00 am
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, now he has to fight to clear his name and stay alive.
May 16, 2012 12:00 am
Adventure-seeker Thomas Hamill took a job driving trucks in Iraq, leading to terrifying spell in captivity after being kidnapped by insurgents.
May 23, 2012 12:00 am
After a horrific spell in Mexico's notorious Black Palace prison, would-be drug smuggler Dwight Worker vowed to escape – or die trying
June 13, 2012 12:00 am
After eight backpackers are snatched by guerrillas in Colombia, they adopt different survival strategies: cooperation versus outright resistance.
June 27, 2012 12:00 am
The incredible story of how an Iraqi soldier was forced to become a body double for Uday Hussein, Saddam's highly volatile eldest son.