Brazilian Sergio Roberto de Carvalho was arrested in Hungary where he had been living under a false identity after faking his own death.
The EncroChat Hack Was Hailed as a Major Coup Against Gangsters. But Europe Is Still Awash With Drugs.
When police hacked into organised crime's secret messaging network, it led to a wave of high-profile arrests and drug busts. Two years on, analysis by VICE World News shows that it has failed to dent drug supply.
A huge house worth $4.5 million, formerly owned by the infamous cartel kingpin Amado Carrillo Fuentes, aka “El Señor de los Cielos,” is being put up for auction by the Mexican government.
“He is on his way to heaven,” the final lines of the song dedicated to the monkey say. “But he left a legacy.”
Police found 840kg of cocaine hidden in crates of bananas sent to stores in the Czech Republic. It’s the fifth time this has happened at shops across the world in the last 18 months.
The hit, which took place in broad daylight, is a grim echo of Ciudad Juarez's worst days of gangland violence.
Rodolfo Hernández, a leading presidential candidate who's been compared to Donald Trump, wants to gift cocaine to users to end the international trade.
British journalist Dom Phillips and indigenous affairs expert Bruno Araujo Pereira went missing in the country’s Amazon region on June 5.
Angel Dominguez Ramirez was sentenced to more than 16 years behind bars for helping the Sinaloa, Jalisco and Gulf Cartels smuggle dope into the U.S.
The "Cute Chubby" Paraguayan gangster dressed up as a woman to escape Tacumbú Penitentiary, one of the country’s most notorious prisons.
TV presenter Brenda Edwards said her son had died in February aged 31 after suffering “a cardiac arrhythmia caused by having taken recreational drugs.”