The Lazarus Heist

By BBC World Service

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 Jul 2, 2021

 Jul 2, 2021

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 Jun 1, 2021
This is like listening to a movie! The drama! The Mystery! The human aspect


“Almost a perfect crime.” The hacking ring and an attempt to steal a billion dollars. Investigators blame North Korea. Pyongyang denies involvement. The story begins in Hollywood.

Episode Date
10. Kill switch
A frightening global attack, hospitals in chaos and an accidental hero with a secret. A virus spreads from computer to computer in 150 countries, causing billions of dollars in damage. It’s the story of WannaCry and Marcus Hutchins. Please help spread the word about #Lazarusheist
Jun 20, 2021
9. The Macau connection
“Dark arts”, murders and a place with a murky past. Breaking news: an unexpected interview with one of the middlemen. Please help us spread the word about #LazarusHeist on social media and leave ratings and reviews. Correction: This episode says that Kim Jong-nam was killed in 2015. The correct date was 2017.
Jun 13, 2021
8. The multimillion mistake
A costly spelling error and “a fight in the bank” over $20 million. The hunt for a mysterious middleman takes us to Japan. #LazarusHeist
Jun 06, 2021
7. Korean roulette
A car loaded with cash, fake millionaires and death threats – we’re following the money. After they hacked into the billion dollar account, it was time to gamble. The story moves to the Philippines. #LazarusHeist Please help us spread the word and leave ratings and reviews.
May 30, 2021
6. Cyber slaves
A double life overseas and welcome to hacker hotel. There’s an ominous message from a friend - “I don’t think I’ll be coming back”. #LazarusHeist
May 23, 2021
5. Cyber warriors
Surveillance, state control, executions and how to become a hacker. The FBI has accused Park Jin Hyok of being a hacker but how much choice do members of the Lazarus group actually have? #LazarusHeist
May 16, 2021
4. Billion dollar hack
A faulty printer, an empty room and the most daring cyber theft ever attempted. The Bangladesh Bank heist begins. #LazarusHeist
May 09, 2021
3. Superdollars
The Smoking Dragon, a fake wedding and a divorce party. And lots of counterfeit money. #LazarusHeist
May 02, 2021
2. Disaster movie
“I was terrified.” Panic in Hollywood, careers ruined and helium filled balloons sent to North Korea. President Obama makes clear who he blames for the Sony hack. #LazarusHeist
Apr 25, 2021
1. Hacking Hollywood
A movie, Kim Jong-un and a devastating cyber attack. The story of the Sony hack. How the Lazarus Group hackers caused mayhem in Hollywood and for Sony Pictures Entertainment. And this is just the beginning… #LazarusHeist
Apr 18, 2021
Introducing The Lazarus Heist
The most daring bank theft ever attempted? From hacking Hollywood to a billion-dollar plot. North Korea stands accused but says it had nothing to do with it and it’s part of the United States’ attempts to tarnish its image. Premieres 19 April 2021. A true crime investigation with Geoff White and Jean Lee.
Apr 08, 2021