Seth Ferranti

crime

'Cop Spit' Is the Disgusting New Trend In Jails

With tobacco banned in prisons in 23 US states and heavily regulated in the other 27 states, cons are resorting to a new way to get a tobacco hit.
Seth Ferranti
11.11.19
crime

I’m a Mom, I Sell Huge Amounts of Weed, and I Don’t Give a Fuck

“A lot of people think selling cannabis is really easy. It takes a lot of focus when you're working with stoned people.”
Seth Ferranti
11.4.19

I Traveled the World Meeting Drug Dealers. Here’s What I’ve Learned

After being jailed for dealing cocaine, Niko Vorobyov decided to immerse himself in the global drugscape and write a book about it.
Seth Ferranti
9.15.19
Weed

An Old-School Dealer Talks About Life in the Modern Weed Trade

"I still use the safeguards practiced at the height of the War on Drugs. Call me paranoid, but I switch burner accounts every 21 days."
Seth Ferranti
9.4.19
Hey, You Around?

A College Dealer Explains Why Snapchat Is So Great for Selling Weed

"I serve to some real stoners who I think are in college for the sole purpose of being able to buy pot from me."
Seth Ferranti
7.1.19
true crime

The Horrific Story of a Mob of White Cab Drivers Getting Away with Murder

The tragic 1947 event speaks to America's enduring history of racism and systemic corruption.
Seth Ferranti
3.19.19
documentaries

A New True-Crime Doc About 'White Boy' Rick Will Make You Madder Than Hell

A dumbfounding new documentary explores the institutional horror story of Detroit's Richard Wershe Jr. a.k.a. White Boy Rick.
Seth Ferranti
3.18.19
the mob

The Wild Story of the Real-Life Mobster Who Starred in ‘The Godfather’

Marlon Brando was Gianni Russo's only acting coach. Frank Sinatra was his only singing teacher. He's got tales.
Seth Ferranti
3.15.19
prison

A Former Dannemora Prison Guard Penned a Wild Account of the Famous Escape

After feeling news reports got the story wrong, Charles A. Gardner wanted to tell his insider's tale.
Seth Ferranti
3.9.19
true crime

This California Airport Bomber Was a Godfather of 'Lone Wolf' Terrorism

The "Alphabet Bomber" attacked LAX, manipulated the media, and set the stage for decades of fear and far-right attacks.
Seth Ferranti
3.4.19
crime

A Drug Kingpin Ran His Empire from a Laptop, Then Snitched on His Own Assassins

Pain pills in the US. Meth from North Korea. Shipments of gold. Yachts full of cocaine. Contract killings. They all added up to a witness for the feds.
Seth Ferranti
1.23.19
con men

The Wild Story of Whitaker Wright, the Con Man Who Killed Himself in Court

The Bernie Madoff of the late 1800s, he was "the world's most shameless swindler."
Seth Ferranti
1.8.19
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