A small-town girl who was 16 when a Facebook friend allegedly offered her a free vacation in Hong Kong. It turned out to be a drug run, and she was arrested at the airport. Could face over 20 years in prison.
Elderly Australian missionary and prison chaplain in Hong Kong who helps innocent drug mules by gathering evidence and exposing the syndicates. Has gone undercover all over the world to track drug syndicates.
According to Simon, he was asked by a friend to go for a “job” in Hong Kong, only to have drugs strapped on his legs by a group of men, just hours before his flight. Plans to plead guilty to avoid a lengthy prison term, but his sister Jennifer is determined to expose the syndicates back home.
An alleged drug syndicate leader whose network is said to have recruited over 100 mules, including Sharon, to countries around the world. Has been known to resort to violence and death threats to silence his victims.
Young man who was recruited by a drug syndicate (led by Shanker) at a restaurant next to his college. Was the first in his family to make it to college. His family have spent all their savings, including his father’s retirement fund, trying to prove his innocence.
Tricked by a member of Shanker’s syndicate into delivering “documents” (in a package lined with drugs) to Hong Kong. Her brother Thinesh has taken it upon himself to expose Shanker’s network, despite threats to his life.
A young man whose sister, Sharon, was arrested after being tricked into delivering drugs into Hong Kong. He has been tracking down all of those involved in the syndicate that recruited Sharon in hopes of getting her acquitted.
Jennifer’s brother was allegedly coerced into making a drug run. Despite being warned that the syndicate leaders can be dangerous, she has conducted her own investigations to expose them, amassing an impressive amount of information along the way.