Finding Escobars Millions: Series 1
During his reign running the world’s biggest drug cartel, Pablo Escobar amassed an estimated multimillion dollar fortune… and then he buried much of it all over Colombia. It’s believed the majority of the money is still underground; Doug Laux and Ben Smith two former CIA operatives embark on a mission to find it.
Part 1: The Don
Upon arriving in Colombia, Doug connects with a source, Juan Esteban, who shows them one of Escobar’s safehouses. Ben’s research provides proof of the caletas existence, and he and his tech team arrive at Pablo’s barrio to begin the search for millions.
Part 2: La Familia
After discovering a motorcycle likely buried with one of Pablo’s sicarios, Doug and Ben decide to infiltrate Pablo’s inner circle. Ben focuses on Pablo’s family; the tech team scours property, while Doug gets in touch with Pablo’s hitman, Popeye.
Part 3: The Prisoner
After a tense meeting with Popeye, Ex-DEA boss, Joe Toft connects Doug and Ben with a former guard where Escobar was imprisoned. The duo arrives at La Catedral, Pablo’s self-built prison, where they discover Pablo’s bunker, and use tech for the search.
Part 4: The Jungle
Popeye tells Doug about Escobar’s jungle escape routes outside of Hacienda Napoles, and Doug and Ben search the premises with an American drug runner who knows the routes. Searching the overgrown land, the team brings in an excavator and strikes metal.
Part 5: The Good Life
The team must change their strategy, as Doug is put in contact with a fixer in Cartagena, a key smuggling route for Pablo. Ben leads his team to Pablo’s residence on the Rosario Islands outside of Cartagena. As concern grows, Doug takes action.
Part 6: The X
Popeye gives Doug and Ben a new lead to the hometown of Escobar’s former partner Gacha, who sources say buried the millions on his properties. Racing against the clock at multiple sites, the team makes a major discovery.