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Panama Papers: Why the Biggest Leak in History Still Matters

On April 3, 2016, Fusion, along with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and more than 100 other news organizations, released the Panama Papers, a series of investigations into offshore finance. The project was born of a massive leak of documents from the Panamanian law firm Mossack Fonseca, which specialized in creating shell companies in …

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Officials raided Mossak Fonsecca offices in Panama City Feb. 9 in connection with an international bribery investigation. READ MORE
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Paradise for sale

The amazon is one of the world's great natural wonders, but hidden in the rainforest is a story of intense pressure and exploitation.

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The Traffickers

Fake pharmaceuticals can mean life or death in these countries

The world’s poor struggle to pay for medicines. More often than not they look for the most affordable options—and that can lead them to buying bogus pills that put their lives (or lives of loved ones) at risk.

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The Traffickers

How fake pharmaceuticals became a multibillion-dollar industry

Fusion's Nelufar Hedayat follows the trail of a vast criminal network cashing in on the multibillion-dollar fake pharmaceuticals market.

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Inside Amsterdam's red-light district

Thousands of sex workers are on display and at work in Amsterdam. Fusion's Nelufar Hedayat investigates how some women got there.

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Most victims of human trafficking are sold into the sex trade by people they trust

Fusion’s Nelufar Hedayat follows the sex trafficking route across Europe, trying to understand how it works, who it traps, and who profits.

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Traffickers prize this animal above all others—and now it's paying the price

Nelufar Hedayat tells us what it was like to be on the trail of the world's most trafficked mammal—the scaly, armored pangolin.

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The Traffickers

The most trafficked animal in the world is probably one you've never heard of

Nelufar Hedayat investigates the smuggling network behind the world’s most trafficked animal: the pangolin.

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The world's most trafficked animal is targeted by some you would hardly suspect

Nelufar Hedayat traces the supply route across Vietnam to the Laos border and comes face to face with the pangolin smugglers who are the backbone of the industry. They’re not what she expected—it seems like an ordinary family setup at first glance, until they bring the prized live animal in. The Traffickers airs Sundays at …

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Tracing trafficked gold through a tangled web of violence and corruption

Nelufar Hedayat travels from Dubai to the jungles of Colombia to find how illicitly mined gold melts into the legal supply chain.

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The Traffickers

This luxurious facial is a dazzling distraction from the truth about gold

Just as in ancient times, gold is being used as a status symbol—but it might not be as pure as admirers think.

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Making a documentary about trafficking in the middle of a civil war

In this clip, Nelufar Hedayat offers some insider info regarding what you won't see in the latest episode of The Traffickers.

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Small, deadly, and highly profitable—guns are the perfect product for traffickers

In this episode of The Traffickers, host Nelufar Hedayat embarks on a 5,000-mile journey through the secret world of gun smuggling in the Americas.

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This U.S. citizen who used to smuggle guns into Central America says "it's very easy"

Host Nelufar Hedayat meets a former firearms trafficker who ships hundreds of guns through Mexico and Guatemala on to drug cartels and gangsters in El Salvador.

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The Traffickers

The truth about the deadly illegal gun trade

Nelufar Hedayat travels across the Americas to investigate the gun smuggling economy—and discovers that it’s fueling gang warfare, drug violence, and some of the highest murder rates on Earth. The Traffickers airs Sundays at 10 PM on Fusion.

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Talking to gang members in the murder capital of the world

Through prison bars, gang members tell Nelufar Hedayat that guns are just a way of life here in El Salvador.

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Sometimes selling an organ is the only option for survival

Host Nelufar Hedayat uncovers the dark underworld of organ trafficking.

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How doctors keep the illegal kidney trade thriving

Nelufar Hedayat goes undercover to see if a doctor is willing to help her find a kidney donor—illegally. It doesn't take her long to find one.

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You really can buy anything online—if you have the cash

Nelufar Hedayat investigates the illicit trade of trafficked human organs.

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The Traffickers

A rhino horn smuggler reveals how interconnected this dangerous trade is

Nelufar Hedayat comes face-to-face with a rhino horn smuggler who reveals the dangers of the black market in South Africa.

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Why are rhino horns still being poached? Because they’re worth up to $300,000.

In the last 40 years, 95 percent of the world’s rhinos have been lost.

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Rhinos could face the ultimate threat as traffickers cash in on their horns

Host Nelufar Hedayat investigates the illegal poaching of rhino horns.

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Adoption is a foreign concept in many developing countries

Vulnerable families in developing countries are being torn apart by an ‘international travelling circus’ of adoption agencies to “complete” families in the west.

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Is this adoption agency selling children?

Adoption agencies are promising children of impoverished families a better life but the results may not be what's advertised.

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Who's really profiting from international adoptions?

In this episode of The Traffickers, Nelufar Hedayat learns that the money being donated doesn't always end up in the right hands.

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Inside the underworld of international adoption

It's meant to help the world's most vulnerable, but the business of international adoption is turning children into commodities.

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The blurry line between international adoption and child trafficking

Host Nelufar Hedayat takes us through the underworld of international adoption.

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'The Traffickers' host Nelufar Hedayat on what fuels her journalism

Nelufar Hedayat talks about what sparked her desire to be a journalist and go after the story, no matter where it takes her.

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An exclusive first look at 'The Traffickers'

Host Nelufar Hedayat begins her journey in America, which adopts more children from overseas than all other countries in the world.

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Fusion goes deep into the global underground adoption market to uncover 'The Traffickers'

Fusion's new, original docuseries digs deep to unearth the fine line between the legitimate market and the black market.

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Meet the woman confronting the powerful players of illegal trade

Nelufar Hedayat travels the globe to track down the buyers and sellers who make black markets move.

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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 22: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto arrives at the White House for a meeting with US President Barack Obama, July 22, 2016 in Washington, DC. Later in the day the two leaders will speak to the media at a news conference in the East Room.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) READ MORE
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