Amid the chaos of the Iraqi invasion, a 19-year-old man manages to escape from a Kuwaiti prison during the second of his 5-year sentence for drug dealing.
An American innocently thinks he's simply been invited along on a nice trip to Peru with a new female friend until he gets thrown in jail after she gets caught trying to smuggle two suitcases packed with cocaine back to the United States.
Lia McCord faced the death penalty in Bangladesh after smuggling heroin to pay for her college tuition.
British journalist Amardeep Bassey travels to Afghanistan on assignment, but ends up jailed in Pakistan and accused of being a spy.
Simon's friend Sarah convinces him to travel to Peru to smuggle drugs, but things turn bad when he is handed a lengthy prison sentence.
In 1997, Taiwan's most-wanted criminal breaks into the home of a South African diplomat and holds his family hostage in an attempt to negotiate the release of his imprisoned wife.
Daniel Van De Zandrewe gets arrested for trafficking cocaine in Ecuador after one of his accomplices gave his name to police.
A man and his girlfriend are locked up after trying to smuggle marijuana from the Philippines to South Korea.