Banged Up Abroad

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Season 12
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Synopsis

Locked Up Abroad Season 9 continues to follow Western travelers who find themselves fighting for survival whilst being held captive in some the worlds most deadly regions.

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Episodes

  • Pop Star Smuggler

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    Jimmy Bauer has been a singer since his teens and is a star in Latin America. Now the New Yorker's career is stalling, and he wants to break into America, but he needs to raise funds to promote himself. When an old acquaintance comes to him with a shocking proposition to swallow and smuggle heroin, Jimmy takes the gamble of a lifetime and agrees. It's a decision that will end in near death and life behind bars in the Dominican Republic.

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  • Drug Runner Mom

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    Single mom Melanie Di Egidio is set up by her Colombian contact during her second drug run to Ecuador. Caught by the police she turns informer, promising to entrap the rest of the gang in return for her freedom. The sting works, the gang is arrested, but Melanie is imprisoned anyway. Sentenced to four years she is sent to a brutal mixed prison. Here Melanie falls in love and marries a fellow inmate before being released on appeal when she is seven months pregnant.a

  • Model Drug Runner

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    Garrain Jones grows up poor in Missouri City, Texas. Chasing money and celebrity, he goes to L.A. and works as a stripper called Mr Fantasy. Overnight success finds him launching a modelling career and starring in a music video with Beyonce. For the first time in his life, he has it all - the money, the lifestyle, the status. But he soon loses everything when he is drawn into a shadowy European drug-smuggling operation from which he cannot escape.

  • Korean Ecstasy King

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    Jesse Moskel is a born rebel. Raised in a strict Christian Cult in New York State, he breaks all the rules - drinking heavily and taking cocaine. But his addictions spiral out of control, and he escapes to South Korea to find work as a teacher. In Seoul, he meets a shady character with a ready supply of pure MDMA. Jesse soon becomes the kingpin of a huge international drug smuggling operation, and one of South East Asia's most wanted men.

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  • Undercover Biker

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    After his arrest, drug dealer Charles Falco is facing decades behind bars. Instead, he strikes a deal with the authorities and becomes a confidential informant - living a life undercover. For the first time ever, Charles Falco tells his story on camera of how he manages to infiltrate the Vagos, one of the most violent biker gangs in the US. It's a decision that will throw Falco into a deadly world of cat and mouse where every move could be his last.

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  • Undercover Arms Dealer

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    When law-abiding arms dealer Peter Bleach is asked to supply weapons to a terrorist organisation, he agrees to go undercover for British Intelligence to prevent the massacre of innocent people. But for Peter to succeed in his mission, he must travel to the farthest reaches of India, risk his own and end up in prison where he uncovers an even bigger conspiracy where nothing is what it seems.

  • King of Weed

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    Canadian Hockey Pro Ryan Phillips is destined to become a star. In his early teens, he's scouted to play in the junior league and turns professional a few years later. As Ryan climbs the ranks, he starts running a more profitable business alongside his hockey career - smuggling hundreds of pounds of marijuana from Canada into the US. The money Ryan makes from his hockey career cannot compete with the money he can earn in the 'bud game'. When his girlfriend gets pregnant, Ryan decides to turn his back on his hockey career and go full time into the 'bud business' with disastrous consequences. His girlfriend leaves him, taking their new-born daughter...

  • Colombian Double Cross

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    Single mother Heather Ebling desperately needs a break, and when work colleague Danny invites her to Colombia, she jumps at the chance. But the trip soon turns sour and Heather must head to the airport disappointed. Then when drugs are found in Danny's luggage Heather is also arrested and sent to a notorious jail. There the ever-present threat of violence becomes too much to bear and she has a nervous breakdown. Now Heather realises she must fight to survive.

  • Peruvian Prison Break

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    Tina Myers is an exotic dancer, and part time drug dealer hustling her way through life in downtown Orlando. When she gets the opportunity to make some serious money on a Peruvian drug run, Tina makes a decision that will put her very life on the line. She embarks on a dangerous ride to the dark side of Peru's underworld, culminating in an insane prison escape?with consequences.

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