crime

Drugs

Police Thought They Beat the Darknet Drug Markets – They Didn't

This spring, the dark web drug trade was attacked on multiple fronts and authorities claimed victory. But after a quick restart, it's business as usual.
Mike Power
4 days ago
Save Yourselves

What Happens to the Extinction Rebellion 'Rebels' Who Get Arrested

Over 1,000 environmental activists who took part in April's "uprising" are due to be prosecuted. We spoke to a few who have already been handed their sentence.
Emily Goddard
4 days ago
money-scams

A QAnon Believer Allegedly Killed a Mob Boss. Now Gambino Allies Are Getting Arrested.

Months after a 20-something was accused of gunning down the crime family's leader, cops apparently smelled blood.
Alex Norcia
4 days ago
Drugs & Crime

The Tragic Story of Rick Turner's Descent into Meth, Prison and Death

He barely missed out on recent criminal justice reforms. Then his situation behind bars took a terrifying turn.
Tana Ganeva
7.15.19
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
crime

The Small Town Gang Murder Broadcast Live On Snapchat

As 16-year-old Cemeren Yilmaz begged for his life, his attackers filmed him and posted the video to Snapchat. The murder was callous, utterly pointless – and representative of so many of the UK's knife crime deaths.
Kevin EG Perry
7.9.19
Drugs

What It’s Like To Deal Drugs In a Country With the Harshest Penalties In the World

Thousands of Filipino citizens have been killed in President Duterte's violent war on drugs. VICE meets a local dealer to learn why anyone would run the huge risk of selling when your life is literally on the line.
Shirin Bhandari
7.8.19
Drugs & Crime

The Absurd Theatre of the Modern Cocaine Bust

When a billion dollars worth of coke was seized last week, experts were quick to remind us that it's not going to solve America's drug problem.
Alex Norcia
6.24.19
News

NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Leader Keith Raniere Convicted of Sex Trafficking

Jurors found him guilty of sex trafficking, racketeering, exploitation of a child, wire fraud conspiracy and more.
Sarah Berman
6.20.19
crime

Inside the UK's Violent Crime Capital

We spoke to journalist Mobeen Azhar about his new documentary, 'Hometown', which looks at the drugs trade in West Yorkshire.
Daniel Dylan Wray
6.19.19
crime

The Murder That Spawned South Bank's 'Skateboard Graveyard'

Twenty years ago today, best friends Timothy "Timo" Baxter and Gabriel Cornish were crossing Hungerford Bridge after a night out. Neither of them would make it to the other side.
Simon Doherty
6.18.19
News

Keith Raniere’s ‘Sex Cult’ Was Powered by Gaslighting, Experts and Witnesses Testify

The NXIVM founder’s disturbing private messages shown in court are full of lies, distortions and threats, according to prosecutors.
Sarah Berman
6.12.19
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