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Canadian CEO Who Sold Encrypted Phones to the Sinaloa Cartel Sentenced to Nine Years

Vincent Ramos was sentenced to nine years and forfeited more than $80 million for providing criminal organizations with encrypted devices.
Mack Lamoureux
Joseph Cox, Motherboard
5.29.19
News

Cartel Was Smuggling Meth Into Canada in Ford Cars Built in Mexico, Police Say

Police seized 180kg of meth, valued at about $4-million, found in new vehicles shipped into Canada from a Mexican Ford factory.
Rachel Browne
2.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Colombian Cartel Has Put a $70,000 Hit on a Sniffer Dog

"Sombra" busted around 10 tonnes of coke belonging to nation's most powerful cartel. They weren't happy.
Mahmood Fazal
7.27.18
Cartel crackdown

Ontario men sentenced for importing coke amid crackdown on Sinaloa Cartel

Southern Ontario men arrested in 2014 during a massive raid with more than 200 police
Sarah Krichel
9.29.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Trump blames Sanders for attacks on his supporters, Turkey vows to 'bring terrorism to its knees' after an attack in Ankara left 37 dead, a Star Trek fan-film is being sued for using Klingon, and more.
VICE Staff
3.14.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch GoPro Footage of the Raid That Helped Bring Down El Chapo (Again)

It's pretty much as intense as you would expect.
VICE Staff
1.11.16
Stuff

The Nazi-Loving Drug Lord Who Revolutionized the Cocaine Smuggling Industry

When Carlos "Crazy Charlie" Lehder of the Medellin cartel, was eventually taken down for his drug crimes, the prosecutors compared his cocaine transportation system to what Henry Ford was to automobiles.
Seth Ferranti
1.9.16
The Road to Nowhere Issue

Mexican Cartels Are Going High-Tech

The war on drugs isn't just fought with bullets. Recent announcements from Mexican authorities show that cartels are developing increasingly advanced networks of information technology.
José Luis Martínez Limón
9.8.15
Film

Talking Vigilantism and Mexican Drug Wars with Filmmaker Matthew Heineman

Ahead of the release of his new documentary Cartel Land, the director tells us about getting shot at by Mexican drug cartels and living with the vigilantes who try to stop them.
Rachel Segal Hamilton
9.4.15
Stuff

From Bank Robber to One of Mexico City's Most Notorious Drug Dealers: The Story of El Tío

"Robbing banks was lucrative, but selling drugs is way less dangerous."
Octavio Cárdenas
8.27.15
Photo

The Branded Cocaine Bags of Mexico's Most Brutal Drug Gang

I collected the baggies while buying coke from the notorious Los Zetas cartel, in the town of Torreón.
Ana Covolo
7.13.15
VICE News

The Missing 43: Mexico's Disappeared Students (Full Length)

When police forces intercepted students from the Teachers College of Ayotzinapa in Mexico en route to a protest in Iguala, six students were fatally shot and 43 were abducted.
VICE Staff
11.29.14
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