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Locked Up Abroad

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What does it feel like in the split second when you realize you're about to be locked up in a foreign country - possibly for life? In Locked Up Abroad, host Jim Clemente (Real Crime Profile) brings you first hand accounts from people who lived this nightmare, starting with Billy Hayes, subject of the Oliver Stone movie Midnight Express. A riveting, immersive audio adaptation of the hit TV series by the National Geographic Channel. From Istanbul to Bali to Sao Paulo, you'll hear what it's like to be locked up abroad.

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What does it feel like in the split second when you realize you're about to be locked up in a foreign country - possibly for life? In Locked Up Abroad, host Jim Clemente (Real Crime Profile) brings you first hand accounts from people who lived this nightmare, starting with Billy Hayes, subject of the Oliver Stone movie Midnight Express. A riveting, immersive audio adaptation of the hit TV series by the National Geographic Channel. From Istanbul to Bali to Sao Paulo, you'll hear what it's like to be locked up abroad.

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iTunes Ratings

1269 Ratings
Average Ratings
941
148
64
39
77

My favorite

By sunshinemouse - Mar 11 2020
Read more
I love this podcast!!! My favorite!! Make new episodes!

I’m obsessed love love

By 12fan4life - Feb 02 2020
Read more
This is best podcast So far thank u 👏🏻
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Locked Up Abroad

Latest release on Aug 08, 2019

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Rank #1: São Paulo Deathtrap - 2

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Los Angeles in 1993. Brendan Cosso is a 23 year-old, carefree party guy, living the high life running the VIP room at one of the hottest clubs in Hollywood. The Roxbury caters to the A-List celebrity crowd and Brendan is at the center of it all. He and his best friends, Sebastian, Julio and Guy are on top of the world. Young, fun and unstoppable. John, a wealthy businessman who frequents the club, offers Brendan $50,000 to go to Brazil and pick up a package. He even cuts Brendan’s friends into the deal. Five days in San Paulo, all expenses paid. What could go wrong?

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Produced by Raw TV Ltd for National Geographic Channels. © 2017 NGC Network International, LLC and NGC Networks US, LLC. All rights reserved.

Jul 11 2017

49mins

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Rank #2: Busted In Bali - 3

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The story of Chris Parnell. Running horseback riding stables in Kathmandu; happily married with a young child, Chris has the perfect life. When he and his family join a friend on a vacation to this tropical paradise, he is unaware that his good buddy is, in fact, a drug smuggler. Mistakenly charged as an accomplice, Chris begins an 11 year nightmare that costs him much more than he could ever have imagined.

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Produced by Raw TV Ltd for National Geographic Channels. © 2017 NGC Network International, LLC and NGC Networks US, LLC. All rights reserved.

Jul 11 2017

48mins

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Rank #3: Boy Soldiers In Sierra Leone - 4

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When Phil Ashby joined the military, much of the appeal was the adventure and danger. His courage and hard work got him promoted as the youngest Admiral ever in British history. But a desk job was not for him. When the opportunity to work with the United Nations in West Africa came around, he jumped at the chance. In January of 2000, he was posted into territory in Sierra Leone held by the Revolutionary United Front. Sent to disarm the “boy soldiers” under the thumb of the vicious rebels, he ends up fighting for his life against these savages and must plan a daring escape.

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Produced by Raw TV Ltd for National Geographic Channels. © 2017 NGC Network International, LLC and NGC Networks US, LLC. All rights reserved.

Jul 18 2017

41mins

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Rank #4: Highway to Hell - 5

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Thomas Hamill was a truck driver in Mississippi in 2003. At 43, he felt that his life lacked adventure. The war had just begun and Thomas learned that the US military was looking for civilian drivers in Iraq. He decided that he needed to give something back to his country and that this was an opportunity that he was not going to miss. He kissed his wife and children good-bye and set off for Camp Anaconda in central Iraq. On April 9, 2004, the one year anniversary of the fall of Bagdad, insurgents kidnapped Thomas, holding him hostage, leaving him wondering what his ultimate fate would be.

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Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter today and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them here: 

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Blue Apron - Get your first 3 meals free when you visit them here:

www.blueapron.com/LockedUp

Produced by Raw TV Ltd for National Geographic Channels. © 2017 NGC Network International, LLC and NGC Networks US, LLC. All rights reserved.

Jul 25 2017

45mins

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Rank #5: Jamaican Getaway - 6

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Growing up in the South Bronx, 20 year-old Twana “TK” White dreams of a better life. Barely surviving on her salary as a security guard, she wants more. When a neighborhood drug dealer tells her that she can make $10,000 for a quick trip to Jamaica to bring back a “small” amount marijuana, she fantasizes about how that could change everything for her and her girlfriend, Scarlet. Checking into their luxury hotel with money in their pockets, they soak up the scenery for the first few days . When suddenly, things take an ominous turn, they end up learning a very big lesson.

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Thank you to our sponsors:

Texture - Get an unlimited 14-day free trial to browse the world's top magazines when you visit them here:

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Zip Recruiter - Try Zip Recruiter today and learn how to hire smarter when you visit them here: 

www.ZipRecruiter.com/LockedUp

Blue Apron - Get your first 3 meals free when you visit them here:

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Produced by Raw TV Ltd for National Geographic Channels. © 2017 NGC Network International, LLC and NGC Networks US, LLC. All rights reserved.

Aug 01 2017

48mins

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