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  • BANGED UP ABROAD

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Locked Up Abroad Season 8 continues to follow Western travellers who find themselves fighting for survival whilst being held captive in some the worlds most deadly regions. Whether they've smugged drugs or simply been kidnapped, these are all startling, edge-of-your-seat true stories.

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  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 1
    An ambitious DEA Agent goes after a notorious Mexican Cartel leader but gets sucked into a dark and treacherous world where the lines between good and evil are blurred. He’ll stop at nothing to get his man, but when tragedy strikes, vengeance takes hold, and he makes a fatal mistake that tears his world apart.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 2
    When a stunning swimwear model hits the big time, she moves to Hollywood to cash in. But life in the fast lane soon takes its toll on her finances and she decides the only way to keep the dream alive is to use her beauty brand as a ruse to ship drugs. By day she’s pulling poses on the beach, and by night she’s packing meth into gift sets, until one journey brings her whole world crashing down.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 3
    In this real life Goodfellas tale, New York teen John Alite gets a job at his local Deli, a hangout for ‘wise guys’. He soon finds himself wanting to be a mobster, and starts running errands for them. Rising swiftly through the ranks, John buries his conscience to become a notorious Mafia hitman. But when the house of cards tumbles, John must choose between his family and his oath to the Mob.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 4
    When a lifelong gun runner and drug dealer infiltrates a blood thirsty biker gang for a million-dollar payout, he gets swept up in a horrific murder hit. Faced with a lifetime behind bars for his involvement, he has no choice but to go undercover, wearing a wire to collect confessions from his fellow conspirators. After 19 years in Witness Protection, with a bounty still on his head, career criminal Paul Derry tells his story for the first time on camera.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 5
    A broke young Londoner gets an exciting offer to work in his dad’s bar in Thailand. But when he arrives, he soon discovers a world of temptation that he can’t resist, breaking his father’s golden rule and driving them apart. But when life goes from bad to worse for the youngster and he lands himself in the world’s most notorious prison their relationship is tested to its limits.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 6
    A broke young mom is desperate for a lifeline out of her misery. So when a local drug dealer offers her the chance to bring a suitcase of cocaine back from Venezuela, she agrees. But there’s a catch - she must take her daughter as cover to reduce suspicion. When things don’t go to plan, her world is torn apart.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 7
    When a lifelong gun runner and drug dealer infiltrates a blood thirsty biker gang for a million-dollar payout, he gets swept up in a horrific murder hit. Faced with a lifetime behind bars for his involvement, he has no choice but to go undercover, wearing a wire to collect confessions from his fellow conspirators. After 19 years in Witness Protection, with a bounty still on his head, career criminal Paul Derry tells his story for the first time on camera.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 8
    After an Orange County kid fulfils his dream to become a gangster, a Las Vegas mob hit changes everything. Faced with years behind bars, the gangster turns FBI informant to stay out of jail.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 9
    A 70s hippie turns multimillionaire shipping tons of pot into the US, until one of the biggest busts in history forces him on the run.
  • Banged Up Abroad: Episode 10
    A troubled young father goes on the run to Spain to avoid a small prison sentence. He starts working for a crime gang in the Costa Del Sol and is enamored by the gangster lifestyle. He feels untouchable and agrees to smuggle and swallow a kilo of cocaine back from Peru, only to face the biggest adrenalin kick of his life and seal his fate forever.
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