A special task force was formed in the early 1990s to combat the flow of Colombia cocaine into New York ports. As part of an elaborate sting operation, one detective went undercover and infiltrated a drug gang connected to Pablo Escobar's Medellin cartel.
In 1990s Philadelphia, a ruthless grab for power led to a full-scale mob war. Using informants and high-tech surveillance, the FBI infiltrated the most powerful mob family in the city and sought to bring down the organization before its own civil war lead to any innocent casualties.
The Los Macheteros terrorist organization sought to end U.S. rule of Puerto Rico through extreme violence, vowing to fight to the death. When the group claimed responsibility for an attack on 18 unarmed servicemen traveling near San Juan, the FBI is called in to investigate the ruthless killers.
In the mid-1980s, as drug profits grew, gangs ruled the streets of Chicago. Led by mastermind Jeff Fort, the dangerous, power-hungry El Rukn street gang attempted to conspire with Libya to perform acts of domestic terrorism for money. However, a member of the gang agreed to cooperate with law enforcement as part of a plea bargain and authorities finally had a chance to bring down the organization.
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.
"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
On July 4, 1987, seven inmates broke out of a high-security prison in New Mexico. The daring escape was orchestrated by convicted murdered William Wayne Gilbert, who was serving a life sentence. In a dangerous manhunt and race against time, authorities and scientists used the Bureau's crime laboratory to catch these dangerous criminals.
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.
A series of bizarre shootings terrorized the small town of East Point, Georgia and left two people dead and two others critically wounded. As the body count climbed, the killer taunted law enforcement with mysterious notes. FBI agents believed the shooter would continue until he was dead or behind bars.
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.
In the early 1990s, a gang based in the U.S. Virgin Islands smuggled large amounts of cocaine into mainland America. Police and federal agents targeted the violent group, but its leader remained a mystery. In an investigation spanning from Georgia to South America, police, the DEA and the FBI worked together to take down this dangerous drug ring.