Let this be a lesson to all would-be crooks.
It still shocks me when people react negatively to my stealing. I guess part of the horror/beauty of mental illness is the totally blinkered relationship you develop with risk. Getting busted doesn't even occur to me.
Apr 12, 2016
Dressing up like burritos didn't work out very well.
A detailed look at the crimes of the Rathkeale Rovers, the gang that was sentenced today for stealing $80 million worth of rhino horns and Chinese artifacts.
A recent undercover sting operation busted a Lego thief in Portland, but thanks to the toy bricks' high price and the ease of reselling them online, stealing them has become a lucrative trade.
The genius behind Real Deal Magazine illustrates the OG way to get your Christmas loot.
By now you'd think they would have learned—you don't fuck with Christmas, Christmas fucks with you.
And then putting them on eBay.
It's just like the book! Sort of!
With the capture of Australia's most-wanted criminals, we look back at the crime career of the father and son. Over the past decade they've been compared to pirates, bushrangers, and committed fraud against a priest while living on a yacht.
"That fucking Jimmy kept everything," 80-year-old mobster VIncent Asaro says on a wire played in Brooklyn federal court Thursday, apparently referring to the gangster played by Robert De Niro in the Scorsese flick.
Also this week: A man was arrested after complaining to police that a local newspaper had violated his human rights by posting a photo of him shoplifting.
"How many people do you know that drank out of the same glass as the pope?"
It's a modified version of a kind of identity theft called "ghosting."
If your mouth hurts like a motherfucker after a root canal, at least you didn't wake up with permanent brain damage or all your teeth missing.
The manager of the museum it was snatched from says she's sure the rare rock is in the hands of a meteorite fanatic, and she's losing hope of getting it back.
Making off with a whole house is hard to manage, hard to get away with, and hard on the victims. It also happens more often than you might think.
In 1999, John Killick was busted out of Sydney's Silverwater Prison in a helicopter by his girlfriend, Lucy Dudko. They were both caught and John was released again last month. We talked about helicopters, chess, and freedom.
It could be because the lactation aids can be used for a variety of sexual purposes.
On Sunday night, two Michigan paramedics lost track of their ride. It had apparently been commandeered for an urgent mission: to get to a topless bar in neighboring Detroit.
Two days ago, a kid posted a Vine that shows him shoplifted two iPhones from what appears to be a Boost Mobile store—as of today, it's been looped over 3 million times, I reached out to him to get the story behind the viral video.
I spoke to director Duane Hopkins about his upcoming movie, which deals with the daily struggles of young people trying to hack it in working-class Britain.
After European settlers stole their land, the Shinnecock Nation was impoverished. Now they want it back—and the Wall Street bankers gone.
Walter Keane, the subject of an upcoming Tim Burton biopic, reaped a fortune back in the 60s painting weeping waifs with hypnotic, saucer-size eyes. But it was his long-suffering wife, Margaret, toiling down in his basement studio, who painted the art tha…