Francisco Alvarado

money-scams

The Bogus Tech Bro Accused of Scamming the Elderly to Fund Gambling Sprees

"Please don't kill me. You know, we're all human. We all make mistakes."
Francisco Alvarado
11.4.19
Weed

These Cops Are Seizing Cash from People Who Smell Like Weed Before They Fly to California

Smelling like cannabis and buying your ticket right before your flight from this Florida airport are apparently great reasons for cops to take your stuff.
Francisco Alvarado
9.10.19
money-corruption

Nine People Who Could Be Running Scared After Jeffrey Epstein's Arrest

From alleged "schedulers" to an embattled Trump cabinet official to Bill Clinton to Trump himself, it's a strange cast of characters.
Francisco Alvarado
7.10.19
Corruption-money

The Strange Rise and Sudden Fall of the Florida Mayor Who Took on a SWAT Team

A disgraced doctor and alleged user of crack and meth managed to take over a city until he got caught. Somehow, that was just the beginning.
Francisco Alvarado
6.10.19
true crime

A Dirty Ex-Cop-Turned-Gun Dealer Fueled Brutal Violence on the Mexico Border

A gun-trafficking case involving ex-law enforcement exposed the lie at the heart of Trump's race-baiting over the migrant caravan.
Francisco Alvarado
12.13.18
true crime

The Jamal Khashoggi Murder Saga Is Just Getting Started

If Saudi Arabia thought it might silence (execute) a critic without much fuss, it was wrong.
Francisco Alvarado
11.15.18
2018 election

Everybody Chill Out About the Florida Recounts

Amid court battles, accusations of fraud and fears of a repeat of 2000, Florida is sorting out who won three key elections.
Francisco Alvarado
11.13.18
true crime

These Dirty Cops Framed Random Black People to Pad Crime Stats

"What happened here is so horrific, it strikes at the core of injustice."
Francisco Alvarado
10.26.18
Late Capitalism

The Hot New Millennial Trend Is Scamming Amazon for Big Money

"To most people $230,000 is a lot of money, but for Amazon it probably doesn’t do anything to hurt its stock price."
Francisco Alvarado
10.12.18
true crime

How a Brooklyn Gang May Have Gotten Crazy Rich Dealing for El Chapo

Experts suspect the Sinaloa Cartel of supplying heroin to Bushwick Crew, a flashy street gang cops say lived hard, fast and deadly.
Francisco Alvarado
9.26.18
true crime

Miami Luxury Yacht Owner and Captain Charged in Horrific Coke-Fuelled Death

According to the feds, the 91-foot "Miami Vice" was piloted by a captain who regularly did blow – and a French owner knew about it.
Francisco Alvarado
8.9.18
crime

The Insane Saga of the Fake Saudi Prince Who Scammed Miami's Rich and Famous

A career con-artist, Anthony Gignac got busted over and over again, but kept finding new prey in America's capital city of fraud.
Francisco Alvarado
7.18.18
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