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Nordic Crimes

Journey into the cold heart of northern darkness


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  • 4. Harbor of secrets

    43:28
    In 2004, the small town of Neskaupstaður becomes the scene of a complex crime with the death of a Lithuanian national linked to a perilous drug operation. Unveiling the dark underbelly of Iceland's drug trade, the case exposes international criminal networks and their impact on a small community, challenging local law enforcement with its scope and severity.Binge the entire season immediately and without ads by becoming a Plus subscriber, and enjoy the added perk of exclusive access to a hidden bonus episode each season.This episode was written and reported by Ragnar Tómas. Producer and sound designer was Eiríkur Sigurðsson. Executive producer is Nils Bergman.Music from Epidemic Sound and Extreme MusicNordic Crimes is a Tall Tale production.Contact: nils@talltale.se

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  • 3. An icelandic heist

    40:40
    In 1998, Reykjavik experienced a distinctive crime: the audacious theft of an entire ATM. The case, notable for its unusual nature, involved an innovative investigative approach. It also brought to light the complex role of addiction in driving criminal acts, highlighting the uniqueness and challenges of this particular crime in Iceland's history.Binge the entire season immediately and without ads by becoming a Plus subscriber, and enjoy the added perk of exclusive access to a hidden bonus episode each season.This episode was written and reported by Ragnar Tómas. Producer and sound designer was Eiríkur Sigurðsson. Executive producer is Nils Bergman.Music from Epidemic Sound and Extreme MusicNordic Crimes is a Tall Tale production.Contact: nils@talltale.se
  • 6. A fatal shot

    44:41
    In Iceland, known for its rigorous gun control and low crime rate, the 2013 incident in Hraunbær shook the nation. Despite high gun ownership due to hunting traditions, violent gun use is rare. This case marked a tragic exception, leading to the first police shooting fatality in Icelandic history. The event, involving a mentally troubled individual and a tense standoff, resulted in critical reflections on police procedures and sparked discussions on law enforcement and public safety.Binge the entire season immediately and without ads by becoming a Plus subscriber, and enjoy the added perk of exclusive access to a hidden bonus episode each season.This episode was written and reported by Ragnar Tómas. Producer and sound designer was Eiríkur Sigurðsson. Executive producer is Nils Bergman.Music from Epidemic Sound and Extreme MusicNordic Crimes is a Tall Tale production.Contact: nils@talltale.se
  • 5. The crypto caper

    52:48
    In Iceland's history of unusual crimes, the 2017 Bitcoin heist stands out. Utilizing the abandoned infrastructures of Keflavík, criminals executed a series of high-tech thefts, exploiting the area's ideal conditions for bitcoin farming. The so called “crypto caper” is a story involving ingenious yet flawed plans and culminating in a prison escape and international chase.Binge the entire season immediately and without ads by becoming a Plus subscriber, and enjoy the added perk of exclusive access to a hidden bonus episode each season.This episode was written and reported by Ragnar Tómas. Producer and sound designer was Eiríkur Sigurðsson. Executive producer is Nils Bergman.Music from Epidemic Sound and Extreme MusicNordic Crimes is a Tall Tale production.Contact: nils@talltale.se
  • 2. Murder on the sands

    48:02
    In 1982, two French sisters traveling in Iceland face a horrifying ordeal on Skeiðarársandur. Their encounter with a seemingly benign local transforms into a nightmarish struggle for survival, unraveling a tale of deception, violence, and the shattering of innocence.Binge the entire season immediately and without ads by becoming a Plus subscriber, and enjoy the added perk of exclusive access to a hidden bonus episode each season.This episode was written and reported by Ragnar Tómas. Producer and sound designer was Eiríkur Sigurðsson. Executive producer is Nils Bergman.Music from Epidemic Sound and Extreme MusicNordic Crimes is a Tall Tale production.Contact: nils@talltale.se
  • 1. An unsolved homicide

    52:21
    In Reykjavík 1968, the grim execution-style murder of taxi driver unveils a complex investigation riddled with police errors and dead ends. The discovery of a rare gun entangles multiple suspects, leaving lingering questions about the true perpetrator.Binge the entire season immediately and without ads by becoming a Plus subscriber, and enjoy the added perk of exclusive access to a hidden bonus episode each season.This episode was written and reported by Ragnar Tómas. Producer and sound designer was Eiríkur Sigurðsson. Executive producer is Nils Bergman.Music from Epidemic Sound and Extreme MusicNordic Crimes is a Tall Tale production.Contact: nils@talltale.se
  • Season 2 - Teaser

    02:20
    Season 2 of "Nordic Crimes" explores Iceland's eerie crime history, starting with the unresolved murder of a taxi driver in 1968, leading to a series of investigations filled with errors and mysteries. The season uncovers various facets of Icelandic crime, from the distressing ordeal of two French sisters in 1982, to the modern intrigue of the 2017 Bitcoin heist, exploiting Iceland's technological landscape. Each episode is an odyssey through time and an exploration into the dark, intricate web of events that challenge and reshape the perception of crime in Icelandic society.Nordic Crimes - Season 2 premieres April 23.