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Hunting Warhead

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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Episode 3: Operation Artemis

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.

44mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 6: Fallout

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.

54mins

18 Nov 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 5: Becoming Warhead

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

1hr 6mins

18 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 4: Impact Statement

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.

48mins

11 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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