Mariana van Zeller (L) and a masked individual check meth during cooking process.(Credit: National Geographic)
The daring journalist, Mariana Van Zeller, once again returns to the frontlines of crime syndicates to bring the crime underground stories of National Geographic’s Trafficked.
The former war correspondent opened its remarkable season with looks at gun-running, fentanyl, steroids, prostitution, and even the international business of counterfeiting.
With season two, she infiltrates into the worlds of black-market surgery, marijuana, romance scams, outlaw motorcycle clubs, meth, white supremacy, stolen cars, cocaine, Amazon mafia, and fish pirates.
Here is the official description of the series:
In Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller, award-winning Mariana van Zeller explores the inner workings of the global underworld’s most dangerous black markets. In each episode, she journeys inside a different black market or trafficking network—from drugs and stolen cars to outlaw bikers and Amazon mafias—to meet the players, learn the business, and better understand the world’s multitrillion-dollar shadow economy.
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Each episode is a fascinating experience with van Zeller’s curiosity and charisma help open the conversations with the inner workings of these dark industries. She manages to converse with the cartel members, third-party contractors, law enforcement, and many others. Many of these industries have dangerous elements and secrets that make the audience wonder how this journalist achieves access to these people. In the end, it opens our eyes towards the lives of their multi-million dollar businesses while dodging law enforcement.
The ten-episode series will air its first episode on Wednesday, December 1 at 9/8c on National Geographic. On the next day, the episode is available for streaming on Hulu. A new episode airs weekly with its very last episode on February 2, 2022.
Check out the trailer below. Let us know what you think of it.
Source: National Geographic