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Hunting Warhead

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How do you take down a criminal network that’s hidden in the shadows? How do you rescue child abuse victims who could be anywhere in the world? Hunting Warhead follows the journalists and police on a global mission to expose the darkest corners of the internet. What they discover shocks them. Host Daemon Fairless tracks down the investigators, survivors and criminals themselves. A co-production of CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG.

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How do you take down a criminal network that’s hidden in the shadows? How do you rescue child abuse victims who could be anywhere in the world? Hunting Warhead follows the journalists and police on a global mission to expose the darkest corners of the internet. What they discover shocks them. Host Daemon Fairless tracks down the investigators, survivors and criminals themselves. A co-production of CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG.

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2150 Ratings
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2034
62
27
12
15

Heavy content- great podcast

By clouds29 - Mar 17 2020
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Heavy subject but highly important .

Amazing

By danierem - Feb 25 2020
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So well written and narrated. Great job

iTunes Ratings

2150 Ratings
Average Ratings
2034
62
27
12
15

Heavy content- great podcast

By clouds29 - Mar 17 2020
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Heavy subject but highly important .

Amazing

By danierem - Feb 25 2020
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So well written and narrated. Great job
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Hunting Warhead

Latest release on May 12, 2020

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How do you take down a criminal network that’s hidden in the shadows? How do you rescue child abuse victims who could be anywhere in the world? Hunting Warhead follows the journalists and police on a global mission to expose the darkest corners of the internet. What they discover shocks them. Host Daemon Fairless tracks down the investigators, survivors and criminals themselves. A co-production of CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG.

Rank #1: Introducing Someone Knows Something: Donald Izzett Jr.

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In Someone Knows Something Season 6, Debra has been searching for her son, Donald Izzett Jr. for 25 years. The last time she spoke with him was Mother’s Day. He had called from a road trip, but sounded upset, saying he needed money. Then the phone went dead. Donnie’s friend told police that he dropped him off in New Orleans. But Debra thinks he was murdered. And decides to investigate the case herself. Here's an excerpt from the first episode. Full episodes are available at hyperurl.co/skscbc

May 12 2020

2mins

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Rank #2: Episode 6: Fallout

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At Faulkner’s final sentencing hearing, we finally discover the true extent of his activities on the dark web. We thought we knew everything he had been up to. We were wrong.

Nov 18 2019

54mins

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Rank #3: Episode 5: Becoming Warhead

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What led Benjamin Faulkner to become Warhead? And, more importantly, how do you prevent others like him from following the same path?

Nov 18 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #4: Episode 4: Impact Statement

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Jenn was home alone with her children when she received a call from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. They needed to talk to her as soon as possible. It was about her relative, Ben Faulkner.

Nov 11 2019

48mins

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Rank #5: Episode 3: Operation Artemis

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After the arrest of Canadian Benjamin Faulkner, Taskforce Argos has to learn how to become Warhead on Child’s Play, before its users realize that the site has been compromised. But time is running out — and very difficult moral decisions will have to be made.

Nov 11 2019

44mins

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Introducing Someone Knows Something: Donald Izzett Jr.

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In Someone Knows Something Season 6, Debra has been searching for her son, Donald Izzett Jr. for 25 years. The last time she spoke with him was Mother’s Day. He had called from a road trip, but sounded upset, saying he needed money. Then the phone went dead. Donnie’s friend told police that he dropped him off in New Orleans. But Debra thinks he was murdered. And decides to investigate the case herself. Here's an excerpt from the first episode. Full episodes are available at hyperurl.co/skscbc

May 12 2020

2mins

Play

Episode 6: Fallout

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At Faulkner’s final sentencing hearing, we finally discover the true extent of his activities on the dark web. We thought we knew everything he had been up to. We were wrong.

Nov 18 2019

54mins

Play

Episode 5: Becoming Warhead

Podcast cover
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What led Benjamin Faulkner to become Warhead? And, more importantly, how do you prevent others like him from following the same path?

Nov 18 2019

1hr 6mins

Play

Episode 4: Impact Statement

Podcast cover
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Jenn was home alone with her children when she received a call from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. They needed to talk to her as soon as possible. It was about her relative, Ben Faulkner.

Nov 11 2019

48mins

Play

Episode 3: Operation Artemis

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After the arrest of Canadian Benjamin Faulkner, Taskforce Argos has to learn how to become Warhead on Child’s Play, before its users realize that the site has been compromised. But time is running out — and very difficult moral decisions will have to be made.

Nov 11 2019

44mins

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Episode 2: Rude Awakening

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All Gordon wants for his birthday is to travel to Washington, D.C., to visit museums and see the opera. He’s completely unaware that his companion on this trip has very different plans. His friend has an alter ego, Warhead, and it turns out police are not far behind.

Nov 04 2019

44mins

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Episode 1: Hacker vs. Hacker

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Einar Stangvik is a white-hat hacker — an internet security expert with an expertise in cracking the most secure and disturbing parts of the web. He discovers a troubling phenomenon online and joins forces with journalist Håkon Høydal. It leads them to Australia, to confront two men who are running the largest child abuse site on the dark net.

Nov 04 2019

54mins

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Trailer - Hunting Warhead

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A new investigative series from CBC Podcasts and the Norwegian newspaper VG, Hunting Warhead follows an international team of police officers as they attempt to track down the people behind a massive child-abuse site on the dark web — and the morally complicated lengths authorities will go to to do so. Coming November 2019.

Sep 16 2019

2mins

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iTunes Ratings

2150 Ratings
Average Ratings
2034
62
27
12
15

Heavy content- great podcast

By clouds29 - Mar 17 2020
Read more
Heavy subject but highly important .

Amazing

By danierem - Feb 25 2020
Read more
So well written and narrated. Great job