After 15 seconds of freefall, Martin McNally pulls the ripcord. He begins to spin out of control. The parachute whips out and blasts him in the face. McNally looks up at the canopy as it pulls him away from the Earth. Then he looks down, and he
Martin McNally recounts his 1972 hijacking of an American Airlines flight heading to Tulsa, Oklahoma. His plan was simple—sneak a submachine gun onboard a 727 jet, demand a half-million dollars in cash, and escape with a parachute. And he almos
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Officer Palomares’ story begins with his first undercover assignment. In the late 1980s there was this show called 21 Jump Street. Johnny Depp starred in it. It was about undercover cops, wh
At an early age, Dan DeFelippi was introduced to computers. He took an interest in exploring the ways in which technology could be modified. During his college years, he manufactured fake ID's to generate extra income. This led him into the Wor
Interview with former moonshiner, Jim Tom. At 76 years old and known for his homemade "white lightning", he's a legend in Southern Appalachia. For decades, his illegal liquor filled the bellies of outlaws across America.
Interview with Seth Ferranti, a former LSD Kingpin who was on the top 15 U.S. Marshal's most wanted list. He started out life as a quintessential all American boy growing up in the suburbs. This changed as he rose through the ranks of the drug
Interview with "Freeway" Rick Ross a former cocaine dealer who built a multi-million dollar trafficking empire. It was later revealed that one of Freeway's suppliers worked for the CIA which led to the public learning about "the Iran Contra Aff