Griselda: Narco Wars

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Griselda: Narco Wars

Synopsis

The Latin American Narco Wars are spiralling out of control. Despite the $1 trillion spent on enforcement and the 2.5 million death toll, more illegal drugs are being produced, trafficked and consumed than ever before. Featuring interviews and action filmed with key players on both sides of the law, this 10 part series will examine the drug wars - both past and present - to explain why.

Episodes

  • The Heroin Don

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    Carmine Galante was the mafia boss who industrialized heroin smuggling into the U.S. A brutal psychopath, he let nothing stand in his way…

  • The Heroin Don

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    The Heroin Don: Discover the story of Carmine Galante, the mafia boss who industrialised heroin smuggling into the US in the 1970s. RATING: NU16 (S2, ep 1)

  • The Mafia Meth King

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    The Mafia Meth King: With interviews from Long John Martorano's family, associates and prosecutor, discover how Martorano built a meth empire worth $500m. (S2, ep 2)

  • The Mafia Meth King

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    The rise and fall of Philadelphia mobster Long John Martorano, who built a meth empire worth $500m; told for the first time by those closest to him.

  • Drugs, Bugs And The Dapper Don

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    Drugs, Bugs and the Dapper Don: In 1980s New York, John Gotti breaks the Mafia's most sacred rules to protect his drugs empire, and becomes the infamous 'Teflon Don'. (S2, ep 3)

  • Drugs, Bugs and the Dapper Don

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    In 1980s New York, John Gotti kills the boss of the Gambino Crime Family to protect his drugs empire, breaking the Mafia’s most sacred rules and becoming the infamous ‘Teflon Don.’

  • How E Busted the Bull

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    Sammy The Bull attempts to go straight in Arizona, but gets sucked into a major ecstasy-dealing ring after his kids get a taste for raving.

  • How E Busted The Bull

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    How E Busted the Bull: After helping convict 38 high-profile mobsters, Sammy 'The Bull' Gravano attempts to go straight, but his kids are recruited by a dealer. (S2, ep 4)

  • The Cocaine Godfather

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    The Cocaine Godfather: The Rizzutos were both one of the longest ruling dynasties in Mafia history, and the creators of a multibillion dollar cocaine empire. RATING: NU18 (S2, ep 5)

  • The Cocaine Godfather

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    The Rizzutos were one of the longest ruling dynasties in Mafia history, they built a multibillion dollar cocaine empire that spanned two continents.

  • The Addict Who Took Down The Mafia

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    The Addict Who Took Down The Mafia: Mobster Henry Hill's arrest brought down an entire mafia crew. Discover the true story behind Goodfellas. RATING: NU18 (S2, ep 6)

  • The Addict Who Took Down the Mafia

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    Henry Hill was just a low-level Mob associate. But his 1980 arrest for drug dealing brings about the downfall of the Mafia’s wealthiest crew…