Airport Security: Peru

Thursday 8 August 19:05 CAT

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Airport Security: Peru

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Synopsis

In this third season, we land at Jorge Chavez International Airport, Lima, Peru - Peru's largest airport and a major Latin American hub. The biggest security challenge here: cocaine trafficking. And anti-narcotics police work 24/7 to bust the latest ingenious scheme: ingested capsules, drug-infused clothes, hidden compartments, and much more. Watch the action firsthand through exclusive access to some of the airport's most restricted areas.

Episodes

Season 3
  • Airport Security: Peru - Eps 1

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    Security teams at Peru's biggest airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest problem: cocaine smuggling. In one of the larger busts of the year, a nondescript Spaniard is found with 10 kilos of cocaine in his luggage. A passenger is arrested with 38 capsules of liquid cocaine in his body. And a shipment of powdered maca, a nutritious Andean root, raises flags. An expert chemist must confirm if the maca also contains cocaine!

  • Airport Security: Peru - Eps 2

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    Security teams at Peru's biggest airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest problem: cocaine smuggling. Two passengers are carrying cocaine in their bodies. But one has a bigger problem: she says she's pregnant. X-ray scanners flag a suitcase containing only six jackets. But these aren't normal jackets: they've been stitched up with seams of cocaine. In the mail facility, two apparently whole blocks of metal hide a load of cocaine.

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 3

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    In this third season, we land at Jorge Chavez International Airport, Lima, Peru - Peru's largest airport and a major Latin American hub. The biggest security challenge here: cocaine trafficking. And anti-narcotics police work 24/7 to bust the latest ingenious scheme: ingested capsules, drug-infused clothes, hidden compartments, and much more. Watch the action firsthand through exclusive access to some of the airport's most restricted areas.

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 4

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    In this third season, we land at Jorge Chavez International Airport, Lima, Peru - Peru's largest airport and a major Latin American hub. The biggest security challenge here: cocaine trafficking. And anti-narcotics police work 24/7 to bust the latest ingenious scheme: ingested capsules, drug-infused clothes, hidden compartments, and much more. Watch the action firsthand through exclusive access to some of the airport's most restricted areas.

  • Airport Security: Peru - Eps 5

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    Security teams at Peru's biggest airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest problem: cocaine smuggling. Police arrest a woman with cocaine taped directly to her body. This is called the ""mummy"" method. Police race to her flight as there may be an accomplice. A man's suitcase is full of loose pepper and officers believe it's to confuse drug-sniffing dogs. A Russian carrier fears for his life and must be secretly moved to headquarters.

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 6

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    Security teams at Peru's biggest airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest problem: cocaine smuggling. A woman's bag is flagged in the x-ray area but she's already been inspected twice. Police must decide whether to tear the bag apart or let her go. An Italian man claims not to understand the police. He may be telling the truth. Or he may be trying to evade the law. A shipment of children's toys may hide a stash of cocaine.

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 7

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    Security teams at Peru's biggest airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest problem: cocaine smuggling. Police rush to handle a rare incident on a domestic flight: something suspicious in a Serbian citizen's bag. Agents find liquid cocaine disguised in drink bottles in another man's bag. A passenger without luggage reappears carrying a suitcase and agents rush to investigate. Counterfeit cash is uncovered in the mail facility.

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 8

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    Security teams at Peru's biggest airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest problem: cocaine smuggling. Police stop a woman travelling with her 5-year-old. If she's a carrier, agents must figure out what to do with the child. A Mexican citizen is found with a large amount of beer and soft drinks. All these goods may contain cocaine. Officers uncover a creative new method of hiding cocaine in food packaging.

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 9

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    Security teams at Lima, Peru's airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest threat: cocaine smuggling. X-Ray scans show unusual shapes in a woman's platform shoes - and something shocking inside her body. A suspect says he has information to take down drug trafficking organizations. A suspect on a stopover may be carrying cocaine hidden in drink bottles. Energy pills destined for England may contain something else: high purity cocaine.

  • Airport Security: Peru - Eps 10

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    Security teams at Lima, Peru's airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest threat: cocaine smuggling. A couple is caught carrying cocaine in bottled beverages. And the girlfriend may have been in the dark about the entire scheme. Cocaine is uncovered, disguised as packaged food. And this may not be the carrier's first job. Police discover cocaine sewn into panels of an insulated jacket and that could be just the beginning.

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  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 11

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    Security teams at Lima, Peru's airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest threat: cocaine smuggling. Two Ukrainian passengers are caught with cocaine. And one may have tricked the other. Police will need a translator to sort it out. A couple celebrating their anniversary may be taking home more than just memories. Customs find more than 130,000 euros hidden in the carry-on of an arriving passenger and move in to investigate.

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 12

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    Security teams at Lima, Peru's airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest threat: cocaine smuggling. Handmade mats include additional handiwork: 100's of bags of cocaine. A student on vacation is carrying more than keepsakes: a hidden compartment hides cocaine. A Latvian carrier wants to cooperate. Cocaine hidden inside a wooden sculpture of Jesus Christ. Police listen in as a carrier takes a call from his contact.

  • Airport Security: Peru - Eps 13

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    On this episode, agents of the Antinarcotics Division of Jorge Chavez International Airport, in Lima, Peru, deal with a case of unique characteristics. In the meantime, officials face language barriers as they detain an Indonesian woman. And a passenger is carrying what seem to be adorable baby blankets, but they are really full of narcotics. At the loading docks, a shipment containing 24 jars puts the drug-detecting dogs' keen sense of smell to the test. Plus, the international flight rush hour results in 2 young passengers being detained side by side at the antinarcotics division headquarters.

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  • Airport Security: Peru - Eps 14

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    On this episode, agents from the Antinarcotics Division at Jorge Chavez International Airport, in Lima, Peru, deal with a young woman whose erratic behavior puts them to the test. Another young woman breaks into tears and claims to have been tricked into smuggling drugs. A passenger argues that he broke the law out of necessity, while another contemplates whether a sentence reduction is attractive enough for him to cooperate with the police. At the post office, a suitcase frame carries a mysterious substance that prompts agents to call upon chemical experts, who must use all their knowledge to determine if the substance is illegal or not.

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 15

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    On this episode, Antinarcotics officials at Jorge Chavez International Airport in Lima, Peru, face a potentially dramatic situation: a woman is arrested trying to smuggle cocaine while traveling with her two young children. Also, the detention of an elderly man reveals that drug cartels are looking for new carrier profiles. A young woman breaks down into tears when she is detained for what is apparently illegal trafficking, while a young man who was formerly imprisoned for drug trafficking in the United Arab Emirates raises the agents' suspicions, who decide to interrogate him.At the loading docks, a typical Peruvian handicraft turns out to be...

  • Airport Security 3: Peru, 16

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    Security teams at Lima, Peru's airport work 24-7 to stop illegal activity. The biggest threat: cocaine smuggling. A US citizen is caught with cocaine - and her story doesn't add up. A woman with cocaine in her suitcase comes clean and a police sting nets another suspect. A Japanese karaoke star is carrying more than music. A carrier implicates her mom. A false positive.