VICE News spoke to a Liverpool-based drug gang about the challenges they have faced since mid-March, including £100,000 of heroin going missing and the fact they owe their cocaine supplier £450,000.
Eric survived a tough childhood to run cocaine sales in a string of north London pubs and bars. Along the way, he's seen the capital transformed by gentrification and new drug cultures. This is his story.
Most Russian drug dealers don't hand off drugs anymore—they stash them in geotagged hiding spots ready for pickup by online buyers.
A conversation with the person behind Shotta Texts, the popular Instagram handle that posts classic exchanges between dealers and customers.
I've had to tell a bunch of them I'm no longer in business.
The search warrant application even asks what games the suspect played and their progress.
She might have taken the "cool mom" thing a little too far.
We took a trip to the Essex borough of Thurrock to see how the housing crisis and the "going country" phenomenon is affecting Britain's towns and villages.
We spoke to a criminologist who spent four years hanging out with young British-Pakistani dealers in Bradford.
British prisoners told us that spending the festive season locked up is getting worse and worse.
More and more, city gangs are sending young runners out into the sticks to sell crack and heroin. We spoke to dealers, sex workers, and police to get a better understanding of how the whole thing works.
Levi Watson told police that he clearly wasn't a drug dealer because he didn't have any money, then posted a photo of himself in a literal bath of money.