Drug Lords: The Takedown

Saturday 27 July 11.00pm

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Drug Lords: The Takedown

WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Tuesday 16 July at 12.00am

    The Animal

  2. Wednesday 17 July at 12.00am

    Titan

  3. Thursday 18 July at 12.00am

    Invisible Cartel

Synopsis

Hair-raising first-hand accounts of how the biggest and deadliest drug lords on earth were hunted down and taken out, as told by special agents, investigators and cartel insiders. From the slick, Colombian cocaine CEO “Chupeta”, to the murderous Canadian Hell’s Angel “Mom Boucher”, the series gives an insider’s view of the greatest narco investigations of all time.

Episodes

Season 1
  • The Animal

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    Colombian cocaine kingpin Otoniel is a drug lord who scares all other drug lords. Will the biggest jungle manhunt in Colombian history take him down?

    Next Showing
    Tuesday 16 July at 12.00am
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  • Invisible Cartel

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    This is the gripping story of the hunt for an invisible enemy, that begins with a street level money fraud investigation, and ends with the takedown of Colombia’s biggest cartel.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 18 July at 12.00am
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    Next Showing
    Saturday 27 July at 11.00pm
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  • Head of the Snake

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    From a street corner in the Bronx to a take down in Hong Kong, the FBI hunt and catch one of the biggest heroin traffickers of the 1990s.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 20 July at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Target One

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    The story of Liverpool’s Curtis Warren, a drug trafficking prodigy and the first British criminal to buy directly from the Colombian drug cartels.

  • Titan

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    Undercover agents penetrate a Colombian cocaine cartel and discover it is in business with the notorious terrorist organization, Hezbollah.

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 17 July at 12.00am
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    Next Showing
    Sunday 21 July at 12.00am
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  • Cocaine Ceo

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    Drug kingpin ‘Chupeta’ runs his cocaine empire like a Fortune 500 company. But can his ever-changing face, keep him one step ahead of the police?

    Next Showing
    Wednesday 24 July at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Cocaine Guerillas

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    The FARC, originally a liberation army becomes the world’s biggest cocaine cartel, until its leaders are taken out by DEA agents and U.S. prosecutors.

    Next Showing
    Thursday 25 July at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Hell's Cartel

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    The incredible story of how a Hells Angels leader took over cocaine in Montreal and declared war on the state before being brought down from within.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 27 July at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Made in America

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    American born La Barbie starts out as a marijuana smuggler, graduates to cocaine trafficking, and begins his rise to the top of a Mexican cartel.

    Next Showing
    Tuesday 23 July at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • The Madman

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    No name, no photo, no fingerprints, this drug lord was the ultimate ghost. All law enforcement knew about him was his nickname, “The Crazy One”.

    Next Showing
    Tuesday 30 July at 12.00am
    On National Geographic