White-collar crime

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The Bailouts for the Rich Are Why America Is So Screwed Right Now

Did they prevent a full-scale collapse? Yes. Was it necessary to do it the way we did? Not at all.
Matt Stoller
9.13.18
crime

It's Looking Worse and Worse for Michael Cohen (and Donald Trump)

Will the notorious consigliere's personal fondness for his old boss stand up to growing scrutiny from the feds?
Matt Taylor
5.31.18
true crime

We Asked Inmates How Martin Shkreli Will Get Treated in Prison

The infamous pharma bro just asked to be placed in a minimum-security "camp" facility. Here's what current federal prisoners think he has coming.
Seth Ferranti
3.14.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump eyes aid cuts over UN Jerusalem vote, US life expectancy falls as drug deaths rise, at least 18 injured in Melbourne car attack, and more.
VICE Staff
12.21.17
White-collar crime

The Feds Actually Expect Wall Street Bankers to Police Themselves

One of the most important financial regulators in America just announced his new plan for reining in white-collar crime. It doesn't look good.
David Dayen
9.26.17
White-collar crime

Martin Shkreli Is on Trial for the Wrong Thing

While the feds try to convict Pharma Bro for lying to fellow millionaires, it's still perfectly legal to jack up the prices of lifesaving drugs.
Allie Conti
7.20.17
crime

The Bankers Behind the Financial Crisis Actually Got Promoted

Millions lost their homes and jobs, and not only did the bankers not go to jail, most of them got new and better gigs, according to a new study.
David Dayen
6.1.17
News

The Weed Industry Now Has Its Own White-Collar Crime

As pot goes mainstream, it's not that surprising some industry players are allegedly engaging in 'Wolf of Wall Street'-style trickery.
Max Cherney
9.22.16
Life Inside

What You Do While You Wait for Your Husband to Go to Prison

Together you get your financial house in order, finalize his will, take baths, and cry.
Anonymous
7.1.16
News

Inside the Abortive FBI Investigation of Illegal Foreclosure in Florida

The massive probe threatened to implicate the biggest banks in America, but sent just one woman to prison.
David Dayen
5.31.16
News

The Panama Papers Leaker Says the Media, Politicians, and Lawyers Are All Corrupt

The "John Doe" compared himself to Edward Snowden and called out Wikileaks for ignoring his documents.
Allie Conti
5.7.16
News

Why White-Collar Criminals Think the Panama Papers Won't Change Shit

A current prisoner who used to hang with Bernie Madoff asked some convicted financial criminals for their take.
Robert Rosso
4.18.16
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