WarnerMedia presents Traffickers: Inside The Golden Triangle, the HBO Asia Original documentary series that exposes the secretive epicentre of illicit drug production inside the Golden Triangle. The documentary series premieres exclusively on HBO GO from July 23 and follows the rise and demise of three infamous drug kingpins in Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos.
The three-part hour-long documentary series is the first documentary that lifts the lid on the hidden world of drug production in the Golden Triangle and dives into this mysterious secretive criminal underbelly revealing tales of some of the most infamous drug lords in the region.
It unravels how ‘the Opium King’, ‘The Mekong River Pirate’ and ‘The Playboy Drug Lord’ exploited drugs, war, and violence to claw their way to the top. With exclusive interviews from members of their own inner circles, drug enforcement agents, and victims’ families, as well as never-before-seen archive footage and immersive recreations, the series brings to life the crimes and busts that brought these drug kingpins to their knees.
The first episode of this insightful series kicks things off with ‘The Opium King’. The episode profiles how DEA and local drug enforcement agencies attempt to bring Khun Sa, the world’s biggest drug trafficker, to his knees.
Traffickers: Inside The Golden Triangle premieres on 23 July 2021. Check out the trailer here.