Gateway: Cocaine, Murder, & Dirty Money in Europe

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 Jun 15, 2024
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Innocent people are getting murdered. Lawyers live in safehouses, and a princess is in hiding. This is Europe today—it just might be the world’s next narco-state.

Over the past decade, the historic European ports of Rotterdam and Antwerp have turned into global gateways for cocaine. Think Miami in the 1980s — but with even more drugs, and much shittier weather.

In this six-part podcast series from Brazen, host Mitchell Prothero explores Europe’s cocaine crisis through the dramatic stories of cartel leaders, cops, journalists, and the victims caught in the middle. From RPG attacks on newspaper offices to the slaughter of entire families, the war on drugs has arrived on Europe’s shores. And a lot of people are making a lot of dirty money. Reporting from Antwerp and Amsterdam, Brazen goes deep inside this crazy under-reported story.

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Episode Date
Ridouan Taghi Gets Life: An Update From The Marengo Trial
Mar 08, 2024
Ep 6. Into the Bunker | Europe
Jul 10, 2023
Ep 5. On Bended Knee is No Way to be Free | Peter R De Vries
Jul 03, 2023
Ep 4. The Crown Witness | Nabil B
Jun 26, 2023
Ep 3. Bomb, Bomb, Bomberoni | Martin Kok
Jun 19, 2023
Ep 2. The Belly, the Boss of Bosses | Noffel Fassih
Jun 12, 2023
Ep 1. The Man For Whom the Underworld Shivers | Ridouan Taghi
Jun 05, 2023
Reporting True Crime During the Crime: Meet Mitchell Prothero
May 31, 2023
Introducing Gateway: Cocaine, Murder, & Dirty Money in Europe
May 24, 2023