money laundering

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Man Arrested For Laundering Money After Literally Laundering Money

“They'll never think to look in the washing machine!!!!"
Mack Lamoureux
11.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Middle School Teacher Arrested for Trafficking Coke in Hells Angels Drug Bust

Julie Michaud, 35, teaches Grade 7 and 8 in New Brunswick. She’s been charged with trafficking, money laundering and several other crimes.
Manisha Krishnan
5.1.18
crime

The Money Laundering Scam That Turns Drug Cash into Real Estate

We talked to the investigative reporter who uncovered massive problems with organized crime in British Columbia casinos.
Sarah Berman
10.24.17
crime

The Canadian Mint Employee Who Smuggled $165K Of Gold In His Ass Has Been Sentenced To 30 Months in Jail

He shoved 22 pucks up there.
Manisha Krishnan
2.2.17
thump news

Amnesia Ibiza Raided By Spanish Police

The club's owner Martin Ferrer has been arrested.
Alexander Iadarola
7.5.16
News

The Journalist Who Blew the Whistle on Mossack Fonseca 18 Months Before the Panama Papers

Ken Silverstein spent 2014 unearthing how criminals and oligarchs hide their money, but his story got ignored.
Maddison Connaughton
4.6.16
News

How the Feds Blew a Case Against an Alleged South American Drug Money Launderer

Experts and former drug warriors say the debacle represents a stunning blow against the US government's efforts to punish those who profit from the global drug trade.
Francisco Alvarado
1.14.16
News

The Dutchman Sentenced to 103 Years in a Thai Prison for Money Laundering Speaks Out

Johan van Laarhoven, who was convicted for spending money in Thailand that he earned by selling cannabis in the Netherlands, is baffled and shocked at what has happened to him.
Alexandra Verwaal
12.3.15
The Wall Street Issue

The Law Firm That Works with Oligarchs, Money Launderers, and Dictators

If shell companies can be said to be getaway cars for bank robbers, then Mossack Fonseca may be the world's shadiest car dealership.
Ken Silverstein
12.3.14
FOOD

I Ate Dinner in Pyongyang's Cambodian Outpost

Pyongyang isn’t just a city in North Korea—it’s also the name of a Southeast Asian restaurant chain run by the North Korean regime. The eateries are as well known for traditional North Korean food as they are for money laundering and spying.
Winston Ross
2.5.14