Pirates continue to be in the news. Somali pirates have hijacked ships for months, and in the end received millions in ransom. Max Hardberger has direct experience of high seas piracy. His job is to take back ships that have been pirated and return them to their rightful owners.
Max has worked all over the Caribbean and Latin America - sometimes employing voodoo priests to help him, and at other times using blow torches by moonlight to cut anchor chains. As he tells Dick Gordon, Max enjoys out-pirating the pirates - even when it means occasionally stepping over the legal line himself.