11 episodes

When Tony Hathaway was arrested outside a Seattle bank in February 2014, it brought an end to one of the most prolific bank robbery streaks in American history. Hathaway robbed 30 banks in a single year, all within a 30-mile radius of his suburban home. But that’s not the most surprising part of this story. Before Hathaway was a masterful bank robber—a shape-shifting professional who confounded multiple police departments and the FBI—he was a top design engineer at Boeing, one of America’s most important companies. Hathaway traveled the world in business class, working on the 747, while hiding a gigantic secret: an OxyContin addiction that ultimately unraveled his life. Based on three years of conversations between Hathaway and journalist Josh Dean, Hooked is a different kind of crime story that takes listeners on an exceptional and very personal tour of America’s opioid epidemic.

New Episodes on Wednesdays. 

Hooked is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Campside Media. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

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    • 4.8 • 2.1K Ratings

When Tony Hathaway was arrested outside a Seattle bank in February 2014, it brought an end to one of the most prolific bank robbery streaks in American history. Hathaway robbed 30 banks in a single year, all within a 30-mile radius of his suburban home. But that’s not the most surprising part of this story. Before Hathaway was a masterful bank robber—a shape-shifting professional who confounded multiple police departments and the FBI—he was a top design engineer at Boeing, one of America’s most important companies. Hathaway traveled the world in business class, working on the 747, while hiding a gigantic secret: an OxyContin addiction that ultimately unraveled his life. Based on three years of conversations between Hathaway and journalist Josh Dean, Hooked is a different kind of crime story that takes listeners on an exceptional and very personal tour of America’s opioid epidemic.

New Episodes on Wednesdays. 

Hooked is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Campside Media. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    The Fatal Funnel

    The Fatal Funnel

    A former airplane engineer named Tony Hathaway prepares to strike his 30th bank, using the clever tools and tricks he’s perfected over one of the most prolific bank robbery streaks in American history. But after a year of hunting him, the police are finally zeroing in. 

    Hooked is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Campside Media. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts

    • 40 min
    The Spiral

    The Spiral

    As Tony Hathaway comes down from his wild robbery bender—as well as his last heroin high of his life—detectives are surprised to discover their suspect is actually a former Boeing engineer who led a dream life, until he didn’t.

    Hooked is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Campside Media. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    • 45 min
    Disneyland Dad

    Disneyland Dad

    Tony’s addiction struggles become intertwined with those of his teenage son Conner. While heroin shrinks Tony’s world smaller and smaller, he tries to hold onto the one thing keeping them afloat, his job at Boeing. 

    Hooked is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Campside Media. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    • 31 min
    How Not to Rob a Bank

    How Not to Rob a Bank

    No gas, no money, no cigarettes, no heroin. Out of options, father and son attempt to pull off a bank robbery.

    Hooked is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Campside Media. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

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    • 35 min
    A Legend Is Born

    A Legend Is Born

    With his son gone and his life unraveling, Tony forms a precarious survival unit with his mother. As his addiction drains both of their livelihoods, Tony resorts to extreme measures and begins a new life as a serial bank robber.

    Hooked is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Campside Media. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    Apple.co/hooked 

    • 30 min
    Robbery Addict

    Robbery Addict

    Tony falls into a steady rhythm of robberies, and committing bank heists becomes his new habit. For teller Christa Kemp, the aftershocks of being robbed are still with her.

    Hooked is an Apple Original podcast, produced by Campside Media. Listen and follow on Apple Podcasts.

    Apple.co/hooked 

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
2.1K Ratings

2.1K Ratings

bnc620 ,

Heart-breaking and honest

Eye-opening! Thank you for telling such an honest story about addiction, and showing that it truly traps people from a walks of life. I don’t think there is anyone in America who hasn’t been affected by the opioid crisis in some way. The storytelling is compassionate and doesn’t ask us to forgive or pity the father and son featured, it asks us to see these men as human beings. It’s also very clear how evil Big Pharma and the Sackler family are, and how greed trumps life.

jtr lair gal ,

Interesting personal story of one man’s life after OxyContin

Thank you for this interesting story. Another victim of the opioid crisis. I’m glad the family is doing so well now.

Longhorn Babe ,

Thank you

I am so very lucky that I was not prescribed Oxy! I am six months sober off of hydrocodone and this podcast truly touched me and made me extremely grateful for the wonderful support system I have in my family! Thank you so much Josh for bringing us the story thank you Tony and Connor for opening up your lives and being so brutally honest. I don’t know how I stumbled upon this podcast, but I know that I was meant to listen.It’s really hard to put into words how thankful I am to have experienced Hooked!

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