In Garrett's final statement he professed his innocence one last time but did so in a voice driven by hate and vengeance. In his chilling conclusion Garrett promised those responsible for his murder that someday he would have the last word and they would pay for what they had done. For most of Garrett's enemies "someday" happened long ago.
So, the Colombian organizations figured there had to be a safer way to transport the drugs. That's how the idea of the semi-submersible was born, without a clear understanding of how they were going to work. The first semi-submersible that was interdicted was found off the Caribbean coast in 1993. From then on they have evolved. They've improved their design, aerodynamics and, of course, their capacity. To date, Colombian authorities have interdicted or captured 36 semi-submersibles, both in open sea and in the estuaries.
People die en route. When they arrive, they can often be held at gunpoint until they pay off the balances that are fees. It's just close to a billion dollar business. There are so many people making money from this every year. There are people who you could go and see and you could pay them to get you from point A to point B, and if you don't have a passport, you don't have a visa, that isn't a problem.
Violent crime in prison is an everyday reality, with inmates routinely exposed to assault, riot, rape and murder. The documentary: Gladiator Days: Anatomy of a Prison Murder examines the culture of institutional violence through the events that led to one burtal prison murder. Utah State Prison surveillance cameras capture this disturbing real-life account of the vicious stabbing of black inmate Lonnie Blackmon by convicted murderer, white supremacist Troy Kell and his accomplice Eric Daniels.
This documentary film gives a really clear image of the shocking demise suffered by the users and the victims of these users…the methamphetamine epidemic just seems to be growing and there is a need to do something dramatic about it.
His childhood was uneventful, happy... normal. His dad was in the police, he was a traffic officer. Mark joined the City of London Police in 1990 and then he was transferred to the Metropolitan Police. He worked on some very interesting stuff such as investigating race and hate crimes against minority groups.
"I thought I was going to die", says Vuthy, a former monk from Cambodia who paid a broker to be smuggled into Thailand. He came in search of work, but ended up being sold from one fishing vessel to another. "They kept me chained up, they didn't care about me or give me any food. They sold us like animals." Tragically, Vuthy's story is far from uncommon aboard the trawlers that ply the bountiful waters around Thailand - the world's largest supplier of prawns.
Natalee Holloway disappeared in Aruba in 2005 without a trace. Now two investigative journalists have accessed the secret police case files, laying bare one of the most haunting murders of the century.
Watch Italy’s Bloodiest Mafia as a the host, originally from Italy, returns home to learn about this massive underground mafia.
Featuring exclusive interviews with victims, Seven Days of Rage: Craigslist Killer reveals new details about Philip Markoff's alleged week-long crime spree and how he almost got away.
According to the UN's figures, about 30,000 missing children are trafficked into Calcutta and a lot of them come through Siliguri. Some are local girls abducted from their families. Buruka, a self-help group, is fighting to rescue the children from the slave traders, but the trafficking problem is getting worse mainly because the people don't understand the problem.