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Jun 23, 2017 10:00pm EDT
travel group called young pioneer tours based in china and specializing in tours to north korea. in this promotional video, a tour guide describes the journey. >> north korea is a ten-minute walk that way. here we are in pyongyang now. >> there seems to be an atmosphere on fun associated with this trip, let's go to north korea on a lark. >> reporter: anna fifield is "the washington post's" tapped into the adventurous wanderlust of people like otto. >> their slogan is "tours to destinations your mother doesn't want you to go to." so they are really playing up the whole idea this is off the beaten track. >> reporter: otto's plan was a five-day trip, costing more than $1,000, billed as the new year's party tour. an odd name for a trip into a rogue nation nicknamed the hermit kingdom. >> it's the ultimate forbidden country left in the world. it's sort of the forbidden fruit. so, i think that's -- that's the cause for excitement for why people want to visit. >> do you guys remember the first time he said, "hey, i want to go to north korea?" >> i was excited for him. >> he's otto. >> anot
May 15, 2015 10:01pm PDT
. >> reporter: to the jeans that say made in america. >> from china. >> reporter: to the cosmetics. what's really in that makeup? what are you truly putting on your face? >> i'm with "20/20" and we're rolling right now. everyone in the family. the stunning ingredients inside counterfeit viagra. >> they're actually using drywall as filler. >> reporter: to your children. the bike helmet. sliced in half. failing the test. to the airbags in the family car. one couple stunned when we put theirs to the test. >> whoa! >> reporter: for nearly a year now, "20/20," behind the scenes with the lapd, the fbi, the l.a. sheriff's department. >> l.a. county sheriff search warrant. >> reporter: homeland security, customs and border protection. 24 cities, 3 continents. every corner of america. and we were stunned by what we found. >> you could be brushing your teeth with trace amounts of antifreeze. >> exactly right. >> reporter: good evening. yes, anti-freeze found in that toothpaste. and tonight here you are about to see it all. the secret facility right here behind us. those counterfeit airbags in cars.
Jun 13, 2014 10:00pm PDT
in china by a criminal organization. >> reporter: you're about to watch as "20/20" takes you on the inside. >> come down here so we can at least block this path here. >> reporter: we join the elite teams who bust the fakes. >> are we rolling? >> reporter: the people putting your family at risk. >> okay, that's the signal. >> let's go! >> reporter: three different cities, and you'll see the moment they're put on the spot right here. >> police. can you stand up? >> reporter: the product in your medicine cabinet that could be making your husband sick. the staple bought by women every day. and the ingredients that will stun you. and your babies -- did you buy something that's putting them at risk every time you use it? and this was the headline that got us started -- >> a major bust tonight involving products. what was really inside those products? >> reporter: long island, new york just this year -- one of the biggest counterfeit busts on u.s. soil. authorities say two brothers selling products with names and labels we all know. look at this. the vicks vaporub. the chapstick. the baby
Mar 11, 2016 10:01pm EST
runs my life, that's what they call china white. >> reporter: china white, he tells us. authorities know what he's talking about. heroin that is now often laced with something even more dangerous, fentanyl. >> it breaks up very easy. >> reporter: fentanyl is used by hospitals for pain, 50 times more powerful than heroin. but the fentanyl now found mixed in with heroin on the streets is cooked in makeshift labs. >> it's crazy how, like, you get excited doing this. it's embarrassing saying that but it's a fact. dirty old cotton. it's a small one but it'll have might help the sweats already. >> reporter: he walks into the bathroom, where he shoots up. >> it wasn't much but it gave me a little rush. i'll get better, i know i will. i need my son in my life. >> reporter: the next day, he goes to kaitlin's family -- his in-laws -- to visit his son. one day before rehab. >> what? why you upset? i will. >> reporter: they have told aaron they will allow him to see his son one more time before he goes away. >> did you miss me? go get your car, go get it. get in, put it in reverse. i'm going to
Jan 12, 2018 10:00pm EST
north korea and china. kim jong-un's grandfather and father are often depicted standing on top of the mountain. >> they say he was born here. >> reporter: it's beautiful for sure as i learned when i climbed to the top on the chinese side last year. the myth may be legendary, but the reality touristy. no leaders, just followers as we made our way to the top. >> oh mah china! >> reporter: the sacred family tree of the kim dynasty starts with kim il sung, north korea's founder. their "great leader." his offspring, kim jong il. esteemed as the "dear leader," known for his bizarre haircut and penchant for jump suits and platform shoes. but it is the third generation of the bloodline where three young brothers first appear. and it is the oldest, kim jong-nam who was destined to one day lead. finding interview subjects to discuss the early years of kim jong-nam is easier said than done. because before they can talk, they have to escape. >> this is downtown toronto. we've found one defector! >> reporter: his name is lee young-guk and for 11 years, he was kim jong il's bodyguard. >> how did yo
Sep 29, 2017 10:01pm EDT
on me from here to china, again. >> did you have any doubt at all that they had charged the right people? >> no. >> none? >> none. >> you never, ever thought there's a chance it could be terry britt? >> no. >> why did i even have to hear about terry brit. >> reporter: prosecutors remind the jury no physical evidence connected terry britt to the crime. >> not a drop of blood, not a hair, not anything at all that connected him to holly bobo. >> reporter: of course there's no blood or hair connecting zach adams to the crime either. and in her closing, thompson does her best to torpedo the prosecution's case. >> there's no motive for zach to have done this. the government wants you to believe that zach is guilty on their suspicion and rumor. in this country we do not convict based on mere suspicion and rumor. terry britt is most likely the real abductor and the killer of holly bobo. >> reporter: coming up -- will the bobos get the verdict they want? or will holly's murder remain a mystery? >> tell me about the moment you heard the verdict. >> i think it took a while for that to sink i
May 9, 2014 10:01pm PDT
found suppliers on the internet from europe to china that could provide the same security features and, most of all, the unique paper made of cotton and linen. described in detail on that u.s. secret service website. >> it has to feel right cause if it doesn't you know, you're screwed. >> reporter: how do you get the right paper then, that's such a key to it? >> well, that was an undertaking. >> reporter: bourassa started by setting up a fake company that supposedly needed the special paper for corporate bonds. and then he tricked this small paper mill in germany to agree to make the special cotton paper with linen shreds, even adding an andrew jackson watermark. >> i was surprised, to some extent. >> reporter: american currency, not that hard, you're saying, to counterfeit? >> the easiest of them all. >> reporter: and then paper was shipped to canada. enough to make a quarter billion dollars' worth of fakes, according to bourassa. when that shipment came in with all those ingredients, what did you think? >> that was the coolest thing on earth cause from there once this is done, th
Nov 28, 2014 10:01pm PST
manage to travel the world from easter island to china to africa, always in style? he says he's just got a whole lot of frequent traveler miles to burn. >> i don't know why you guys are mixing this travel with this boosting. it's -- it's, like, wrong. >> reporter: but the denials started to break down and one of "20/20"'s most honest confessors emerged once we got out some props and asked him, hypothetically anyway, to demonstrate how he hid merchandise in large boxes to get it out of a store. look, the box is open. you could put some dvds in that box. how's that? >> you're doin' it kinda wrong there. you could probably -- two, four, six. you could probably put -- you could probably get six leapsters in there. >> reporter: watch the maestro at work. there he is on store security camera footage in a florida kmart. he chooses a large box. this $35 baby car set. finding a quiet spot, he ditches the toy inside. then, this is where the money is made. pollara is now stuffing electronic gaming pads into that empty box, three or four of them worth $100 each. his accomplices keep a watch
May 19, 2017 10:01pm PDT
this? >> yes. i think we are late to the party in this. china has had internet addiction disorder as a diagnosable disorder for a few years now. >> we're not going to be able to help people change their behavior through shame and willpower. >> reporter: software developer gabe zichermann says apps and games are designed to enthrall. he would know. he says he used to earn a living making them that way. >> my work in gamification in particular has been used to make just about everything that people use today more addictive and engaging. >> reporter: how do they do that, exactly? >> every time you challenge yourself to something and then you achieve that thing, your brain secretes a little bit of dopamine. >> reporter: zichermann says he and developers like him designed games and apps to purposely activate those jolts of dopamine. but he has since had a change of heart, and career. he has created an app that helps users break the cycle of compulsion. >> and i'm using the exact techniques that i've used for the last decade to make things more addicting, to help people counteract the a
Apr 19, 2013 10:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: what if a mother and father in china had not scrimped and saved and bet on their bright daughter, lingzi lu, their only child, sending her off to study at a university in a place on the other side of the world. what if a little boy with an adorable smile, martin richard, and his little sister had not gone for ice cream? in dorchester, as a tribute to martin, they stopped the clock. but no one can turn back time. you ask the question, 23,000 times, once for every runner, what if? so, you come to boston to see your son run in the boston marathon. >> yeah. absolutely. i wouldn't have missed it. >> what if linda witt had not flown all the way from wisconsin to see her son, bill, running in his first boston marathon? she snapped these pictures as bill turned down the home stretch. then decided at that moment to bolt for the finish line. my son. at the finish line. i wanted to hold him and -- i wanted to be there for him. >> reporter: that was the moment for you. >> that was the moment. it was just like that. i got to see him, you guys. i'm going to go. >> the first blast stru
Nov 15, 2013 10:00pm PST
branches tree house in grandma's backyard. this is a tricked-out house in a tree with a china hutch and killer views. all built by tree house workshop. that's pete nelson's company, the star of the animal planet series "treehouse masters." and here's the bad news, nelson says a phat tree house will cost you at least 100 grand. >> i feel bad throwing around a 100 grand like that, but that's kind of like where i'm finding we're mostly -- >> reporter: yeah? >> in that range to start with. >> reporter: right, right, right. >> and it goes up from there. it's terrible. >> reporter: nelson has built tree houses costing up to half a million bucks. and was your husband 100% supportive during the entire process? >> my husband was away at work. >> reporter: my oh my, that's a shock to come home to. a 50,000-pound tree house looking like something out of "lord of the rings." it doesn't harm the tree at all? >> no, the tree, i tell you, the tree likes it. i think they do, i like to think and mastercard will make another donation to stand up to cancer. hey, guys. i just want to thank you for stan
Sep 2, 2016 10:00pm EDT
tnow.message. the world's clean energy super power's either going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan. >> you know i'm your mama. >> reporter: this is one feel-good reunion story that seems to be going bad in a hurry. >> reporter: assuming these records are accurate, they fail to back up allegations that baby diane was stolen from homer g. phillips hospital in 1965. >> reporter: despite zella jackson-price's explosive claim that her long lost daughter was stolen at birth, there's little evidence to back it up. in fact, her story appears to be falling apart. with decades-old records showing that the baby was born at a completely different hospital than the one she claims. >> so this would have been the emergency entrance that you came into almost 50 years ago. >> yeah, yeah. >> reporter: to get to the bottom of it, we caught up with the
Aug 28, 2015 10:00pm EDT
calling to the u.s., puerto rico, canada, mexico, china and india. and for a limited time, you could get a $300 reward card plus tv equipment and epix included. get installed for free as early as today. call 1-800-341-9716. >> reporter: it's early morning in central virginia. the sun just beginning to rise, and community waking up to the local news. >> good morning, everybody. thanks for waking up with us. >> reporter: by 6:00 a.m. field reporter alison parker and cameraman adam ward were out on location. atop the scenic smith mountain lake for live report about tourism. >> good morning. >> it's grown in so many ways. tourism and business. >> reporter: 6:43 a.m., alison begins interviewing local official vicki gardner. unbeknownst to them, a predator was lurking. focused almost completely on their interview. when suddenly, the sound of gunfire captured live and unedited. a sneak attack. unloading 17 rounds in all. one after another. >> reporter: okay. not sure what happened there. >> reporter: the stunned local anchor, kimberly mcbroom, unsure over what just happened. >> and i heard this
Aug 21, 2015 10:00pm EDT
with the traditional anniversary gift of fine china, rosalie and oscar make do with prison cafeteria plastic. and not-such-fond memories of appeal after appeal, conviction after conviction, 11 trials all told. >> the biggest misconception of oscar is that he's a monster and that he's a murderer and he's not. he's a good person. >> reporter: though her husband is confined 23 hours a day alone in a 6x9 cell, rosalie insists he's a wonderful partner. though not a traditional one. >> i can't ever expect him to change the oil in my car, or take the garbage out, or -- >> reporter: go to the movies with you, or hold your hand on a >> no, it's not, none of those things. pedestal, you know. he listens. he's there, completely, 100%. nothing's more important than i am. >> reporter: oscar sends his wife love letters and hand drawn cards practically every day. there's no hallmark shop on death row. he creates each one himself. >> you have been my dream girl from the moment we first met. >> reporter: what do you make of these? >> they're just so special. they're priceless. i wouldn't wan
Aug 26, 2016 10:00pm EDT
either going to be germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan. >>> "20/20" continues with the girl left behind. >> 'twas the night before christmas and all through the house. >> there's kayla! wanting her christmas. >> hi, kayla! >> kayla is ready. >> there's the christmas tree. and there's my mom on christmas eve. >> reporter: with kayla missing now for two christmases in a row, the family's only joy came in the letters she had written in captivity. >> i have had many hours to think how only in your absence have i come to realize the gift that is each one of you. >> this is peter edward kassig. >> reporter: by then, isis had killed the third american hostage, aid worker peter kassig. now the only american held by isis was kayla. >> i had come to a point where our government is not going to bring kayla home. and she was still putting all her trus
Feb 24, 2017 10:01pm PST
. you can't make food goods in china and ship them to america. that makes no sense. >> look who's in the pantry. then there was kevin with his wicked good cupcakes, the sweet deal, all made right outside boston. >> come to mama! >> and boy, he did. >> can i have a jah? is that how you, jah? >> jah. >> i love your accent. >> this is a cupcake in a jar. >> oh, it's more than that, my friend. >> says the businessman. >> wicked good cupcakes went from two employees to 46. >> i want to ask about one of my favorites, daisy cakes. >> my company is daisy cakes. >> and of all the panel, the shark that said, "this is the best cake i've ever had." >> best cake i've had, really. >> is sitting right here. how did you know, barbara? >> well, i knew because each of these guys was sleeping on the job. they never even finished swallowing, and they never made a bid. >> oh, wow. >> wow. >> fantastic, by the way. >> one thing you noticed was that everyone passed on that but then you looked at all the sharks and they were still finishing the cake. >> after each of these guys dropped out, they bent forwar
Aug 7, 2015 10:00pm EDT
channels, and unlimited calling to the u.s., puerto rico, canada, mexico, china and india. and for a limited time, you could get a $300 reward card plus tv equipment and epix included. get installed for free as early as today. call 1-800-341-9716. >>> "20/20" continues, with the war next door. here again, debra roberts. >> reporter: they patched up the bullet holes, and swept away the lead. but now the state of florida wants someone to pay for the shooting of three neighbors, and it's turning out to be trickier than expected. you might think billy woodward, the man who shot his neighbors, would be a pariah, an outcast. but his wife barbara says it's quite the opposite. families of the victim see your husband as a villain. how do you see your husband? >> he's not a villain. he saved my life. some people would call that heroic. >> reporter: a hero? in the woodwards' old neighborhood on smith drive in titusville, florida, plenty of people seem to agree. there are literal signs of support. hi, i am deborah roberts, with abc news. how are you? larry and marty mauldin live just down the st
Aug 3, 2013 10:00pm PDT
china who had died. >> he's just telling you that it's okay that you did not get to see him before he died. >> oh. >> and he doesn't -- >> reporter: are you bombarded all day, every day by dead people whispering in your ear? i mean -- >> absolutely. i know that sounds weird, but that's my life. >> reporter: and before long, theresa stops our interview to say there is a spirit stepping forward. >> do you have something special of somebody's with you? is that your dad's? oh, perfect. >> reporter: she appears to be communicating with the father of one of our cameramen, herb forsberg. show that to me, herb. >> herb, and that's the -- >> that was my father's ring. >> ring? >> reporter: this was your -- this was his father's ring? >> he just told me father, and then -- then there's, when they show me a wedding ring. it means that someone is wearing someone's ring. >> when my wife and i were married, we used this -- >> as a wedding -- >> -- for my wedding ring. >> 'cause that's what he, see, i wrote wedding, and then i wrote father in -- >> reporter: did you tell her that? >> i didn't say an
Sep 6, 2013 10:00pm PDT
he worked in china, and that it was a reaction to the toxins. >> reporter: that's right, she says dr. mike's excuse for hitting her over the head with a mallet? the jellyfish made him do it. had there been an argument or something? >> no. >> reporter: so it was just this one time. >> just this one time, he snapped. >> reporter: gloria says she told no one, not even the police. sticking to the story of slipping in the tub until she and mike divorced, about ten years later. only then, she says, did she begin telling people. she also got a restraining order. so people are going to wonder, okay, so you get hit over the head -- the guy puts a pillow over your head and you didn't goft hdivor right then. you stayed. >> yes. >> reporter: have you asked yourself why? >> a million times, i can't understand why. i have no answer to that question. i'm sorry that i didn't -- >> it's all right. i told you that. >> i really should have called. >> reporter: she says she had two children to think of. and aside from the one incident, mike was never violent. so besides the fact that he hits you with a
Jun 16, 2017 9:01pm EDT
busy year for me. it was a year when we had the visit to china. it was a year when we had the visit to moscow. and then in december of course the most difficult decision i made of the december bombing, which did lead to the uneasy peace but it is peace with all the americans home all of our pows home. now during that period of time, frankly, i didn't just manage the campaign. i didn't run the campaign. people around me didn't bring things to me that they probably should have. because i was frankly just too busy trying to do the nation's business to run the politics. if mistakes were made however i'm not blaming the people down below. the heat for all of it. >> nixon had very loyal men around him. folk who were willing to walk over broken glass. he exploits that. nixon exploits that. and he gets them to do his bidding. >> nixon had a tendency to surround himself with these young, southern california ad agency types. >> the white house staff, as it evolves, i think you will find will be smaller than it's been in the past. i know you'll find it will be the youngest one in history, certain
Aug 26, 2016 10:00pm EDT
tv-commercial germany, china, or us. and i'm going to make sure it's us. from 500 million solar panels installed by the end of my first term, to precision manufacturing. we'll beat the competition and create new high wage jobs. we can do this, millions of jobs right here in america. that's my plan.
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