A hopeful teenage immigrant came to the United States to realize her dream of being a doctor but she found herself an innocent victim of drug trafficking. Agents discovered a trail of drugs, hit men and murder as they attempted to solve her kidnapping.
After bank robbers raided cities across seven states, the FBI discovered that the criminals had a hidden agenda beyond their personal wealth. They were tasked with capturing the leaders before the violent organization grew out of control.
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?
A class field trip ended with an 11-year-old girl missing. When the parents failed to locate their daughter in their quiet Illinois town, the FBI joined the investigation, working with friends and family in an urgent search to find the missing girl. Faced with conflicting witness reports and false leads, agents wouldn't stop until they uncovered the truth.
In Arizona, a shipment of money vanished without a trace, along with the two men hired to guard it. Agents didn't know if the guards were willing participants or victims of an ambush. When the vehicle was recovered -- but with hundreds of thousands of dollars and the drivers missing - suspicions grew that the crime was an inside job.
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.
In 1992, a young mother was gunned down in front of her children and police were left baffled. The crime seemed unmotivated and random. But family members hinted that the victim, who had been married to a prominent attorney, harbored a dark secret that may have led to her death. Agents untangled an intricate web of money, drugs and murder.
When a wealthy young woman was abducted in front of her in-laws' home, the police had no shortage of suspects. The victim left behind a tumultuous marriage, an ex-husband and several spurned lovers. But to find the woman and her abductor, agents would have to first determine the motive.
In 1997, Jamie McMahan and Christopher Kauffman went on a crime spree of robbery, kidnapping and murder; then they disappeared. The pursuit for the two killers would take FBI agents on a chase across six states.
In the 1980s, Florida's cocaine imports were among the highest in the nation and regional territories were enforced with intimidation and murder. One dealer would stop at nothing to keep FBI agents from building a case against him and began targeting the government itself.
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.
In July 1997, three people were shot to death at a Georgetown coffee shop. Investigators could find no immediate suspect or no clear motive for the murders. Was this a hate crime, a robbery gone wrong or an act of cold-blooded vengeance?
In 1986, a psychotic killer shot and killed a police officer at point-blank range, leading investigators in a wild chase across the Midwest. As his tally of murders and abductions grew, the FBI raced against time to put a stop to this deranged gunman before he killed again.
Angered by the government's policy in the Middle East, Mir Qazi brutally gunned down two members of the CIA as they waited in their cars at a stoplight. With the nation stunned, the killer fled the country and was placed on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list with a $2 million reward for his capture.
On the day before Thanksgiving, a mother discovered her young son was missing from school. Within hours, the boy's entire family was frantically searching for him. But when the few leads quickly turned cold, the FBI was called in to assist in the investigation. The search covered thousands of miles and led agents to an unlikely suspect.
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.
In rural Texas, a millionaire's teenage daughter was kidnapped on her way to school. Local authorities and the FBI conducted a massive search for the girl while her father attempted to deliver the ransom cash to a drop the kidnappers kept changing. The search for the missing teen would end in a dangerous firefight.