criminal

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Malaysia Plans to Decriminalise Drug Possession for Personal Use

However, this does not mean that the country that carries the death penalty for drug trafficking is legalising drugs.
Dhvani Solani
7.4.19
Culture

The Best Podcasts of 2018

Refresh your appointment listening with our picks for the best audio shows of the year.
VICE Staff
12.19.18
VICE News Tonight on HBO

How Bitcoin Helped Track Down Suspects in the Russia Investigation

One blockchain developer showed VICE News how to trace just anyone with a bitcoin wallet.
William Turton
9.16.18
Inside Outsider

How Chopper Tried and Failed to Become a Rapper

He was too "real" for hip-hop.
Mahmood Fazal
2.22.18
crime

Australia’s Weirdest Unsolved Murder Began With a Shark Coughing Up a Human Arm

Authorities would never recover the rest of career criminal and police informant Jim Smith.
Stephanie Hughes
11.8.17
crime

The Life Story of Copenhagen's Most Hardened Gangster

Leon Fristrup Jensen has spent a total of 31 years in prison.
Lars Jellestad
3.14.17
Fashion

A Felt Artist Recreated the UK's Most Shoplifted Items

British artist Lucy Sparrow took a humorous look at the everyday criminal act of shoplifting.
Kevin Holmes
11.3.16
Remembering Things

The Forgotten Ferocity of Fiona Apple's Debut 'Tidal'

Two decades on and Apple's debut continues to sear. Released when she was 18, her unerring ability to turn the mirror on herself puts current confessional teen "engénues" to shame.
Nick Levine
7.29.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Australia’s Most Notorious Prison Breaker is Heading Back to Jail

After 18 years in solitary confinement, bank robber Brenden Abbott looked set to be released. But WA wants to add another 16 years to his sentence.
Maddison Connaughton
4.12.16
rule britannia

How a Reformed Criminal Is Helping Offenders Navigate the Law

Jason Coghlan was jailed for armed robbery before finding an even more lucrative pastime: studying law to cater to gangsters in Spain.
VICE Staff
3.19.16
Stuff

Are Private Prisons Actually Worse Than Public Ones?

It's an important question given that Australia has the highest percentage of privately incarcerated prisoners in the world.
Jason J. Cohn
1.22.16
Stuff

'Super Recognizers' Are Police Officers Who Solve Crimes by Memory Alone

We spoke to the London cops who can identify the faces and offenses of hundreds of criminals in a crowd at a glance.
Andy Jones, Photos: Chris Bethell
11.10.15
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