20 October 1998
FBI agents investigate the nationally publicized kidnapping of a 12 year old girl from her own home. Despite a massive effort, detailed in this program, evidence at the crime scene is simply insufficient to point to a suspect. It took a fortuitous discovery two months later to lead police to the culprit.
3 November 1998
State Trooper George Gwaltney was a serial rapist forgiving traffic violations in exchange for sex. But in a break from his normal modus operandi he murdered Robin Fisher after raping her. As a police officer he was able to monitor the investigation and destroy evidence before police could get their hands on it. While these actions convinced local police of Gwaltney's guilt there was not enough evidence to convict him. The FBI then stepped in with a massive investigation that examined every bit of evidence in detail right down to the chemistry of the lead in the bullet that killed Ms. Bishop.
Season 1, Episode 3: Human Prey10 November 1998
Hunters become a killer's human prey.
17 November 1998
Anchorage police and FBI agents build an irrefutable forensic case against pedophile Kirby Anthony who brutally raped and murdered Nancy Newman and her two children in a homicidal rage. The preponderance of evidence proves to be a challenge in itself sorting out which items are relevant to the crime and which are incidental.
1 December 1998
For two couples on vacation, an island paradise turns to hell when one couple murders the other. Eleven years after Muff Graham and Buck Walker's murder, a drifter sailing the high seas to escape a drug charge is convicted of the crime.
8 December 1998
Over many years the FBI investigates and finally penetrates the five New York crime families. Special attention is given to Vincent Gigante who feigned mental illness to avoid prosecution and then incarceration.
29 December 1998
South Florida Police investigating a serial killing spree in 1984 gather a wealth of trace evidence that clearly links the victims and is a virtual fingerprint of the killer. But the evidence doesn't point to a suspect until a match identifies another, extremely observant victim that the killer did not murder.
19 January 1999
Trace evidence convinces police and FBI agents that pedophile Caleb Hughes abducted and murdered missing five year old Melissa Brannen. But unless they can find her remains they cannot make a case for murder.
26 January 1999
Antisocial misfit Ted Kazinsky maimed and murdered people with mail bombs for two decades. Not until his infamous manifesto was published in the newspaper did his brother suspect he was the Unabomber and turn him in.
2 February 1999
FBI agents hunt self styled mountain man Claude Dallas in the wilds of Idaho. A man who felt rules did not apply to him frequently ran afoul of the law without great consequence. But when he killed two game wardens the FBI launched a full scale man hunt. Then again when he escaped from prison.
9 February 1999
The FBI investigates the 1993 truck bombing of the World Trade Center. Discovery of the vehicle identification number of the truck quickly leads investigators to Mohammad Salameh who rented the truck. Investigations of Salameh leads to Nidal Ayyad. Ayyad's records provide evidence of a larger conspiracy including plans for further attacks. The international man hunt for the remaining conspirators resulted in convictions of all the terrorists in less than three years.
16 February 1999
This program follows the team of FBI agents charged with investigating the Gambino family. Their focus turns to John Gotti after the murder of his boss, the head of the family, Paul Castellano. Years of surveillance and information from informants finally enables the FBI to obtain recordings of Gotti talking candidly about his criminal enterprise and the murders he had ordered.
23 February 1999
The FBI investigates the nationally known case of the 1964 murders of three civil rights workers in Philadelphia Mississippi amid the tension of the civil right movement.
28 September 1999
After the abduction of Beth Kenyon, which Miami Police treat as a routine missing person case, her family hires a private detective agency. The detectives find convincing evidence of another missing woman and both are associated with a mysterious man. Beth's family then contacted the FBI. Soon the FBI was tracking sadist, rapist and murderer Christopher Wilder as he fled authorities on a cross country killing spree.
Season 2, Episode 2: Hired Gun12 October 1999
The FBI investigates Lawrence Horn and co-conspirators who murdered Horn's wife, son and son's nurse for a million dollar lawsuit settlement. The investigation was challenging because James Edward Perry, who Horn hired to perform the murders, had followed instruction in a book about how to be a hit man to minimize evidence linking him to the crime.
5 October 1999
Larry Gene Bell abducted, raped and murdered two young girls in South Carolina then taunted the family of one of the victims with phone calls as he obsessed about her sister. The FBI was able to identify Bell though a psychological profile and the impression of a phone number written on a page from the same pad he forced the girl to write a letter to her parents.
19 October 1999
The FBI hunts drug dealer Geno Camacho after he and his gang kidnaps the family of an associate, Sam Wright, and murders a neighbor. Starting with Wright the FBI apprehends the gang members one by one, each leading to another until Camacho is finally tracked to Mexico where he is hiding in a town controlled by a violent drug cartel. Mexican authorities decline to arrest Camacho so the FBI entices him back to the Untied States with a million dollar drug deal.
2 November 1999
Despite being an out of state runaway, Dawn Marie Birnbaum was treated with reverence by the Pennsylvania town where she was found murdered by the side of a road. Since no id was found with her body, identifying her, much less her murdered, should have been impossible. But persistence and several strokes of luck lead Pennsylvania State police and the FBI to her killer, James Robert Cruz Jr., a trucker who frequently traveled between Ohio and Pennsylvania. Authorities noted that as many as 600 other women and been found murdered in a similar fashion in Ohio during the decade before Cruz was arrested.
Robert Hansen's aggression toward women led to run ins with the legal system most of his life. But when he moved to Anchorage his behavior turned deadly as he became a serial rapist and killer who tortured and literally hunted his victims in the wilds of Alaska. But his public behavior and job in a bakery frequented by many police officers made him seem an unlikely suspect until the FBI applied behavioral profiling.
7 December 1999
A decade long investigation of the contract killing of a married couple in Biloxi Mississippi, who happen to be a circuit court judge and a mayoral candidate, turns to a local criminal organization known as the Dixie Mafia. But as many of the culprits are convicted and jailed on other charges the murders remain unsolved and the mastermind, Peter Halat, is elected mayor. The threat of additional charges against one of the convicts pressures him to disclose the truth about the murders implicating Halat and his hit man.
14 December 1999
The FBI cracks down on police corruption related to drug trafficking in New Orleans. The investigation relied on a key informant and undercover agent.
28 December 1999
The disappearance of a bank president following the robbery of his bank looks like a case of embezzlement to the residents of Noel, Missouri. But when the banker is found murdered the FBI identifies two brothers as the culprits.
11 January 2000
The FBI was so anxious to capture serial killers Alton Coleman and Debra Brown that they earned the unique distinction of becoming the eleventh member of the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List. They engaged in a brutal seven week killing spree, mostly of young girls and women, in six mid-western states in 1984.
30 May 2000
An FBI police corruption investigation and a local murder investigation merge when it is discovered the murder was committed by a mobster under FBI scrutiny. The extensive sting operation nets 55 criminals including a former police chief and a lieutenant in the Cook County Police force but the investigation is cut short when the Washington Post discloses the operation.
Season 2, Episode 13: Firefight12 March 2000
9 April 2000
2 April 2000
Season 2, Episode 17: Cop Killer2 May 2000
9 May 2000
12 September 2000
19 September 2000
17 October 2000
28 November 2000
Season 3, Episode 7: Dishonored2001
16 January 2001
20 February 2001
Follow the investigation of a New York gas station mogul that uncovered a mob operation of brutality, kidnapping and retaliation killings, leading FBI agents to infiltrate the crime ring. Intervention came too late for one cooperating witness.
6 March 2001
3 April 2001
24 April 2001
1 May 2001
Season 3, Episode 14: Under Fire8 May 2001
Season 3, Episode 15: Manhunt17 July 2001
14 August 2001
Season 3, Episode 17: No Remorse21 August 2001
18 September 2001
In the early 1990s drug gangs terrorized Harlem, New York neighborhoods. When a 10-year-old boy fell victim in the cross-fire, NYPD detectives and FBI agents clamped down on the problem. They formed a task force called C-11, designed to dismantle the gangs. In an environment of violence and fear it would be difficult to identify, arrest and convict those involved in the secretive and deadly world of big money drugs.
2 October 2001
30 October 2001
Two people are missing in a small community near Port Washington, Ohio. Then an elderly couple is found murdered in their basement, only a mile from the first disappearance. Can the FBI find these small town killers before they strike again?
30 October 2001
Season 4, Episode 5: Vanished4 December 2001
27 November 2001
15 January 2002
Deputy Leland Chandler of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Dept. transported three prisoners to a court hearing in Fort Payne, Alabama; the prisoners were shackled only at the ankles. Their flight from justice involved a harrowing carjacking at gun point.
29 January 2002
12 February 2002
Season 4, Episode 10: Lost Boys26 February 2002
12 March 2002
After Anita Wooldridge was found missing from her home in Indiana, detectives suspect she was abducted by a man from her fitness center. When authorities discover this man to be convicted rapist, they travel to Wisconsin, hoping to find Anita still alive.
Season 4, Episode 16: Betrayed18 April 2002
In the summer of 1994, a young girl was snatched from her home by an unknown assailant. The FBI knew from experience to act fast, search wide and enlist volunteers. As hours passed, no clues were found.
5 February 2003
Season 5, Episode 3: In Pursuit2002
After abducting and assaulting a girl at a bus stop, Maghfoor Mansoor was on the run from police and the FBI. From Vegas to Atlantic City, Mansoor left a trail of theft and violence until he was cornered in a hotel lobby.
10 December 2002
On June 19, 1985, convicted bank robber Terry Conner and his partner-in-crime, Joseph Dougherty, escaped on their way to Dougherty's trial. In September, the fugitives used Conner's old m.o. to make the biggest bank robbery in Wisconsin history.
An FBI task force conducts an international manhunt to find a Mexican serial killer.
Season 5, Episode 7: Lawless2002
15 April 2003
Three Black men take Amy Shaw's family hostage at her parents SC home. Jeburk forces Amy to return to the bank were she worked in GA and break into the vault.
17 June 2003
Three men murder a innocent man as part of an initiation into a Cleveland Ohio biker gang.
Season 5, Episode 11: Dark Woods27 May 2003
A kidnapper calls the victim's family.
Domestic terrorism is an especially vivid threat to Americans; the FBI has created specialized teams to root out and dismantle terrorist operations, and put away those criminals whose secretive, leaderless cells are well armed and very dangerous.
Season 5, Episode 14: Death Pact17 June 2004
12 August 2003
Brothers' greed causes them to abandon all respect for human life.
4 November 2003
An anonymous tip links the kidnapping of a jeweler with a bank robbery two months earlier.
11 November 2003
2 December 2003
A marine salvager found the bodies of three drug dealers floating in a river. FBI agents suspected that a group of cops might be involved in illegal drug busts.
30 March 2004
Season 6, Episode 2: Dead Run2003
17 January 2004
17 August 2004
In the late 1980s, an illegal drug operation opened its doors in Washington, DC. Vincent Hill ran his drug organization with an iron fist that included intimidation and murder. Life in SW Washington became more violent for everyone, gang member or not.
In 2000, the FBI was overwhelmed with investigations in Seattle, which had the third-highest number of bank robberies in the nation. Agents focused on a series of robberies in which two heavily armed men seemed to know where the banks stored their money.
7 May 2004
093. Brotherhood of Hate After an Arkansas State Trooper is shot and killed officers catch the shooter, after a car chase and shootout. ATF is alerted when officers find weapons and explosives in the man's vehicle. Testing of the weapons leads them to three men who are all members of The Covenant, the Sword and the Arm of the Lord (CSA), a racist, anti-Semitic paramilitary group residing in a fortified compound with stockpiles of weapons in Arkansas. The FBI and ATF surround the compound, but the members resist them for several days. Finally, the standoff is ended and agents get their men.
3 August 2004
Cuban detainees in Atlanta revolt in response to their impending deportation.
12 June 2004
31 August 2004
20 November 2004
Croatians seek to secure Croatia's sovereignty via terrorism.
In 1994, a rash of home invasion robberies plagued the Detroit area. Each time, masked men dressed as police officers broke in with assault rifles and stole money and jewelry. When one homeowner shot back, the identity of the intruders was revealed.
5 February 2005
1 January 2005
The crime spree of Paul John Knowles in 1974, which included serial rape, multiple murders, and robbery.
17 February 2002
In Saint Louis, a serial killer strikes and vanishes, leaving little evidence in his wake. Blending into the community, he confounds authorities for more than three decades. To catch him, police must find his weakness and reveal the true face of a murderer.
18 December 2004
9 April 2005
19 July 2005
26 July 2005
In the late 1980s, the FBI matches wits with a cunning bank robber -- a lone gunman responsible for the longest string of unsolved bank robberies in FBI history.
1 September 2005
30 August 2005
24 January 2005
A car bomb kills former Chilean Ambassador Orlando Letelier.
25 August 2005
A copy machine, placed in a busy Las Vegas casino, is actually a bomb.
10 July 2005
Season 7, Episode 10: Crackdown22 September 2005
8 September 2005
The FBI investigates wide scale corruption among the detectives of the San Juan, Puerto Rico Police Dept during the 1980's. Drug trafficking, extortion, kidnapping and murder for hire were among the department's known illicit activities. One Detective (Victor Sousse), breaks the blue wall of silence and goes undercover to help the FBI close the lid on the corrupt cops' activities barely escaping with his life.
1 October 2005
17 February 2006
"This money's going to feed a lot of poor Mexican children!" announces Byron Chubbuck, before fleeing, the Wells Fargo Bank in Albuquerque, NM on August 10, 1999. Days before Christmas 2000, Chubbuck escapes from a prison only to go on a robbing
24 February 2006
3 March 2006
Dartmouth Professors Susanne and Half Zantop are mysteriously found murdered in their quaint New Hampshire home. Colleagues confirm that the couple was very well liked. With no trace of forced entry the FBI Behavioral Science Unit investigates the crime.
10 March 2006
FBI agents and local police track a gang of robbers who specialize in armored car take-downs. As the robberies grow more violent, agents launch a complex sting to trap a deadly ring of thieves and shut down their dangerous operation.
24 March 2006
24 August 2001
19 June 2007
26 February 2006
14 October 2000
18 March 2003
26 October 2005
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