gold

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
Mining

The battle over gold buried in a Colombian mountain

The town of Marmato is at the centre of an international legal battle with a Canadian-owned mining firm.
Bram Ebus
8.13.18
News

That Guy Who Stole a $1.6M Pot of Gold Doesn't Know Where His Money Is

Julio Nivelo managed to flee the States to Ecuador after the heist without getting caught—but now he says he has "nothing."
Drew Schwartz
2.6.18
gold rush

Niger's Gold Rush Has Turned Bandits into Barons

But, granted rare access to northern Niger's gold fields, we saw how the vast majority of workers aren't benefitting nearly as much as them.
Peter Tinti
1.11.18
VICELAND

2 Chainz Digs Through a $10,000 Luxury Survival Kit on 'MOST EXPENSIVEST'

The VICELAND host went searching for the priciest way to prepare for the apocalypse.
VICE Staff
1.10.18
Objectively Correct Lists

10 Brockhampton Songs to Know Before 'Saturation III' Drops

The 15-member boyband have owned 2017, releasing so much new music that a run-down of their best material is more than necessary.
Eli Enis
11.20.17
S-Town

How Brian Reed Made ‘S-Town’

"We just knew we were never bored."
Joel Golby
8.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Thieves Stole a Solid-Gold Replica of Neil Armstrong's Lunar Module

Cartier made the 18-karat model back in 1969 as a gift to the first man to walk on the moon.
Drew Schwartz
7.31.17
Lewis Hamilton

Allyson Felix and Lewis Hamilton Talk Speed

Allyson Felix and Lewis Hamilton are considered speed demons in their respective sports; Allyson in Track & Field, and Lewis in Formula 1.
VICE Sports
12.8.16
Culture

Matthew McConaughey Goes For His Second Oscar in the New Trailer for ‘Gold’

Alright, alright, alright.
Amil Niazi
9.23.16
Stuff

Meet the 'Goldbugs' Hoarding Bullion to Prepare for the Next Financial Apocalypse

Did we solve the last economic crisis by storing up an even bigger one for the future?
Gavin Haynes
1.29.16
VICE INTL

Digging into Suriname's Massive and Corrupt Gold Industry

VICE Netherlands went to Suriname to investigate corruption in the country's gold industry, look at the public health concerns caused by mining with mercury, and to meet a powerful ex-rebel leader turned gold baron.
VICE Staff
1.12.16
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