Trafficked: Illegal Apes

Monday 12.00am

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Season 1
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WHEN TO WATCH

  1. Monday 22 April at 12.00am

    Body Parts

  2. Monday 22 April at 10.00pm

    Black Market Meds

  3. Saturday 27 April at 12.00am

    Black Market Meds

Synopsis

Mariana van Zeller explores the world's most dangerous black markets, from the trade in body parts and drugs to hired assassins and bride smuggling

Episodes

Season 1
  • Hash Smugglers

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    Mariana tracks the illicit path of hashish from Morocco into Europe a world of shadowy dealers, lightning-fast smuggling boats and endless wealth.

    Next Showing
    Monday 20 May at 10.00pm
    On National Geographic
  • Black Market Meds

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    The high cost of prescription drugs has pushed millions of Americans to the black market and into hands of criminal syndicates looking to cash in.

    Next Showing
    Monday 22 April at 10.00pm
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Saturday 27 April at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Illegal Gambling

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    Mariana goes inside the dangerous, high-stakes world of illegal gambling to try and understand its allure, its growth, and its dark side.

  • Apes

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    Mariana heads to the Congo to investigate the illegal trade in wild apes that have them on the brink of extinction.

    Next Showing
    Monday 29 April at 10.00pm
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Saturday 4 May at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Body Parts

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    Mariana exposes how black market operators are profiting from the sale of stolen human remains on secret marketplaces in the U.S. and beyond.

    Next Showing
    Monday 22 April at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Migrant Smugglers

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    Mariana heads to Mexico to investigate the billion-dollar business of people smuggling to the US a system fueled by cartels and corruption.

    Next Showing
    Monday 6 May at 10.00pm
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Saturday 11 May at 12.00am
    On National Geographic
  • Assassins

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    What drives a person to make a living out of killing? Mariana goes inside the dark world of contract killers.

  • Sextortion

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    Mariana investigates a new blackmail scam called "sextortion", in which compromising photos are used to extort victims and often leads to suicide.

  • The Drug Mule Scam

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    Mariana investigates a nefarious scam that tricks elderly Americans into becoming unwitting drug mules.

    Next Showing
    Monday 13 May at 10.00pm
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Saturday 18 May at 12.00am
    On National Geographic

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