10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Kidnapper
“When my men left their homes, they told their families that they might not be coming back alive. And most of them did not.”
Zeyad Masroor Khan
The Resurrection of Australia’s Most Violent Gang: Brothers 4 Life
We interviewed members of the B4L in Blacktown.
Igor Coko Captures Lost Time Inside a Serbian Prison
“Being a prisoner is a skill. You have to learn how to survive...how to stay undamaged.”
Australia’s First Refugee Was an Undercover Cop Who Infiltrated the 'Bandidos'
The informant fled the country after the Government blew his cover.
Everything Changes When You Survive a Shooting
I talked with two friends—one a military translator, the other a drug dealer—about how bullets have affected all our lives.
A Tense, Sake-Fuelled Afternoon With Japan's Yakuza
We talked police crackdowns and severed fingers with Japan's most famous underworld organisation.
Why Acid Attacks Have Doubled in the UK
The use of corrosive liquids to disfigure people for life is becoming sickeningly popular.
The VICE Guide to Right Now
Why a Mongrel Mob Leader is Helping New Zealand Police Hunt Kidnappers
Waikato Mob leader Sonny Fatupaito feels obligated as a father to hunt them down.
Meet the Auckland Boys Who Blast Celine Dion From Tiny Bikes
The Christian boys from Auckland who blast Celine Dion for street cred.
Inside the Ballsy Irish Traveller Gang That Stole Millions of Pounds Worth of Rhino Horn
A detailed look at the crimes of the Rathkeale Rovers, the gang that was sentenced today for stealing £57 million worth of rhino horns and Chinese artefacts.
California's Obnoxious Gang of Rich, Old Surfer Dudes Is Finally Being Sued
The Lunada Bay Boys have allegedly been bullying people who tried to surf their break for years. After one of them recently assaulted an off-duty cop, they're finally getting sued.
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.