True Crime issue

  • Talking to British Ex-Cons About Quitting Crime

    "The second time I went to jail, I was close to home with loved ones on the outside. I even drove past my house on a prison transfer! That was the game changer. I knew from that sentence I was done. No more."

  • The Face of Camden

    The Magnum photographer has always preferred to take pictures “close,” working not by classic fly-on-the-wall documentarian methodology but by getting so up in the action that there’s little chance anything can be lost in the distance between point A...

  • Russian Hackers Have Been Robbing US Banks for a Long Time

    In July 1994, Citibank officials notified the FBI of what was then a novel crime: Hundreds of thousands of dollars had simply disappeared from corporate bank accounts. By October of that year, the total had ballooned to $10 million. It was, according...

  • Ephren Taylor’s Disastrous Megachurch Ponzi Scheme

    How Ephren Taylor, the son of a small-town minister and self-proclaimed "social capitalist," conned thousands of churchgoers out of their life savings.

  • Who Is the West Mesa Bone Collector?

    Five years after Albuquerque's "crime of the century," police have few clues about what happened to 11 women found buried on the West Mesa.