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Locked Up Abroad

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Dream adventures turn into hellish nightmares for the travelers featured in this series, which recounts through firsthand interviews and re-enactments terror-filled experiences of being arrested in a foreign country, usually for drug smuggling, and how they coped with the resulting lengthy prison terms. Viewers also hear from people directly involved with the arrests, whether it's the undercover agents gathering the evidence against the suspects, or the people making the drug dealing offers.

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An exotic dancer swaps the club scene of Florida for the dangerous Peruvian cocaine underworld.
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Ice hockey star Ryan Phillips turns his back on his dream, to become a marijuana smuggler.
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Keith Stansell is taken hostage by FARC guerrillas after his plane crashes in the Colombian jungle.
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A look at how broke British student Lucy Wright became accused of smuggling cocaine and was forced to flee across South America to escape jail.
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Desperate for cash, an American agrees to transport cocaine from Ecuador to Europe for $7,000 and gets busted, ending up in one of Ecuador's most notorious prisons.
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When struggling blues musician David Evans has trouble making ends meet, he attempts to make some money by smuggling cocaine out of Venezuela to Europe.
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Jake Libbon, a young Texan, decides to fund a trip to Mexico by selling marijuana to tourists. To make matters worse, after being arrested for selling marijuana, Jake is falsely accused of killing two policemen in Mexico.
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As investigators closed in, big-time reptile smuggler Tom Crutchfield fled to Belize. However, he soon found himself in a jungle prison renowned for its brutality.
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David and Tom attempt to smuggle 110 pounds of hash from Afghanistan to Germany in a Land Rover; everything is going according to plan until they reach the Greek border, where the guards drill into the bottom of the truck and the hashish pours out.
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Rick Cedar begins stealing radios to support his family, but finds his life and freedom hanging on the line.
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The remarkable story of Vietnam POWs Ernie Brace and John McCain and the friendship they formed though the cell walls of Hanoi Hilton prison.
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Less than a year after adopting her son Marko, Susan Haglof is accused of supplying suspicious documents and ends up in an Egyptian jail accused of human trafficking.
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Donald MacNeil's story travels to Margarita Island, where he is arrested after being pressured to collect a package containing $40 million worth of cocaine.
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A teenage drug courier is tricked into a more dangerous job than she bargained for in Bolivia; a teen agrees to smuggle drugs from Colombia.
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A U.S. Navy sailor smuggles cocaine; a student is taken hostage by guerrillas.
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A bodybuilder prints counterfeit money after a breakup; a hippie smuggles cocaine for love.
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Single mom Melanie Di Egidio is arrested in Ecuador for trying to smuggle six kilos of heroin.
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Heather Ebling's trip to Colombia becomes a nightmare when she is arrested for drug smuggling.
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Sentenced to 12 years, drug dealer Pieter Tritton must find out if he has what it takes to survive in one of the worlds' most violent and corrupt penal systems.
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The shocking story of actor Erik Aude, who was tricked into smuggling opium. Arrested in Pakistan, many believed he wouldn't survive his seven-year sentence.
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The story of an Iraqi soldier who was forced to become a body double for Uday Hussein, Saddam's highly volatile eldest son.

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