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Prisoner X

Prisoner X

In a painstaking investigation, this report amassed compelling evidence to finally uncover the identity of Prisoner X, sending shock-waves around the world when it broke the story. A unique insight to the case. In early 2010 a man was escorted to arguably the...

7.91

Cropsey

Cropsey

Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true; two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances. Cropsey is an investigative-crime horror-documentary film, written and directed by Joshua Zeman and Barbara...

7.86

Kill Him Silently

Kill Him Silently

This is the story behind Israeli secret service Mossad's bungled assassination attempt on Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal and the role the failed covert operation played in the rise of the Palestinian movement's rise to power. Mossad's move to assassinate Meshaal came in the...

7.14

Battling the Yakuza

Battling the Yakuza

Organized crime syndicates are deeply entrenched in Japanese history. Known as the Jakuza, they were once seen as gangsters with strict code of honor, helping the police to fight the criminal underworld. The Yakuza in Japan has links that extend as far back...

7.11

Asia's Illegal Animal Trade

Asia's Illegal Animal Trade

Day by day, hour by hour, our planet's rarest creatures are being hunted, trapped and slaughtered to feed a global black market in wildlife products. For years, Patrick Brown has traveled across Asia to document the devastating impact of wildlife trafficking. Now he'd...

7.27

Inside the DEA

Inside the DEA

Explorer reveals the inner workings of a sting operation designed to bring down one of the world's most prolific and untouchable criminals. With unprecedented and exclusive access to the US Drug Enforcement Administration's (DEA), and the global narco-terrorism agents, enter the shadowy world...

8.55

High Drama: Honeymoon Hostage Situation

High Drama: Honeymoon Hostage Situation

High on a mountaintop in Ecuador - Laura Milcawich and Steve Aube stood overlooking the Valley of Longevity. The couple were honeymooning in Vilcabamba, a Mecca for backpackers and new age spiritualists looking for adventure. They were alone when three strangers approached, demanded...

4.09

How to Rob Africa

How to Rob Africa

The world's wealthy countries often criticize African nations for corruption especially that perpetrated by those among the continent's government and business leaders who abuse their positions by looting tens of billions of dollars in national assets or the profits from state-owned enterprises that...

8.35

America's Prison Problem

America's Prison Problem

The US locks up more people than any other country in the world, spending over $80 billion each year to keep some two million prisoners behind bars. Over the past three decades, tough sentencing laws have contributed to a doubling of the country's...

6.46

A Cry for Innocence

A Cry for Innocence

Damien Echols, 35, has spent his entire adult life on Arkansas' death row. Every day, he faces the possibility of execution. But there is a bright spot in his life. Lorri (his wife) is familiar with every facet of Damien's case and works...

7.64