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Outlaw Tech

All Episodes 2017

  • 2018-11-21T22:00:00-05:00s at 2018-11-21T22:00:00-05:00 on Science Channel
  • 2017-04-27T04:00:00+01:00
  • 43 mins
  • 3 hours, 30 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary
State of the art science, thrilling suspense, unforgettable characters. These are the true stories of a new wild west, where biology, physics, chemistry, and technology are tools of the outlaw trade. With complex security systems designed to stop the world's most nefarious criminal masterminds, go inside amazing capers to unpack the high-tech arsenal used on both sides of the law.

6 episodes

1x01 North Korean Counterfeit Plot

  • Series Premiere

    2017-04-27T04:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

An undercover investigation targets a high-tech North Korean plot to counterfeit American money. An identity thief uses a clever hacking scheme steal $100 million. When an ex-KGB agent suspiciously dies, authorities are shocked by what they find.

1x02 Cocaine Sub Wars

  • 2017-05-04T04:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

Drug lords in South America have built a fleet of narco subs to carry cocaine to the US. These vessels are engineered to escape detection by law enforcement, leading to a high-tech game of cat-and-mouse.

1x03 The Real Ocean's 11

  • 2017-05-11T04:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

A criminal mastermind breaches an highly-armed bank vault and steals over $100 million in jewels. A simple invention helps thieves make off with over $5 million in gold. When 500 luxury cars vanish, authorities uncover a high-tech hack worth $30 mil.

1x04 Escape of El Chapo

  • 2017-05-18T04:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

Go inside the incredible science and engineering that helped El Chapo escape from the most guarded prison in Mexico. In just 10 hours, $40 million disappears from ATMs worldwide. A high-tech scheme turns the tables on a casino for a huge payout.

1x05 World's Smartest Thief

  • 2017-06-01T04:00:00+01:00 — 42 mins

A brilliant thief uses his cunning and a few high-tech gadgets to steal a priceless treasure from a heavily guard palace; bank robbers tunnel underground to hit an impregnable vault; and hackers try to steal $440 million from a bank using its own defenses.

1x06 FBI Inside Job

  • no air date — 43 mins

A master hacker steals $400 million and eludes capture by the FBI until the feds realize he's one of them; millions in drugs are stolen from a super-secure warehouse; and criminals run an elaborate scheme to steal a fortune worth of gas.