criminals

cybercrime

A Former Hacker Shares the Most Twisted Things He Did

By 2006, he was on America’s most wanted list. Today, Brett Johnson protects others from the crimes he helped pioneer.
Andrea Au
4.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Band of Friendly Thieves Stole People's Shit Just by Asking, Police Say

Most of the victims were leaving New York City bars when they were robbed, and willingly handed over their wallets or phones.
Drew Schwartz
10.24.17
News

Stories of Christmas Behind Bars

British prisoners told us that spending the festive season locked up is getting worse and worse.
Anonymous
12.24.16
Stuff

Inside the Dating Site for Murderers, Rapists, and Violent Offenders

Canadian Inmates Connect made sensational headlines last year when notorious killer Luke Magnotta's profile showed up, but founder Melissa Fazzina believes her site supports rehabilitation.
Molly Hayes
8.9.16
Stuff

I Spent a Quiet Afternoon Watching Ex-Cons Get Hypnotised

I went into the past-life regression session a sceptic – after watching an ex-con come out with tears in his eyes, I didn't know what to think.
Nick Chester, Photos: Chris Bethell
6.18.16
club culture

Forget The Haçienda, Konspiracy Was Manchester's Wildest Acid House Night Out

We look back on a short lived nightclub that was the real home of the Madchester underground.
Nick Chester
6.8.16
Art

When Sculptures Kill...

From installation accidents, to sculptures used as murder weapons, here's a brief history of killer art.
Alyssa Buffenstein
5.3.16
Stuff

We Asked Ex-Career Criminals How They Would Have Pulled Off Britain's Biggest Cash Heist

It's been 10 years since a group of blaggers nicked £53m from a Kent cash depot, but we wanted to know how they messed it all up.
Nick Chester
2.21.16
Stuff

We Asked Former Inmates What It's Like to Deal with a Parole Officer

"They will tell you what you want to hear so you begin to trust them or think of them as a friend. Then they use what you share with them against you. They work for the government. They're goddamn cops. I have to remember that. I can't be their friend."
Seth Ferranti
11.21.15
The Crown and Spectre Issue

Criminals and Refugees Are Seeking Sanctuary in Churches, and Governments Have No Idea What to Do

Holy spaces are still safe spaces for many on the run.
Mark Hay
11.10.15
Stuff

Why Are We So Obsessed with Making the Kray Twins Legends?

The murderous brothers have almost achieved national treasure status in the UK.
Tom Jenkins
9.10.15
News

What Mexican Criminals Think About Donald Trump

Several lawbreaking immigrants told VICE that no one takes the GOP candidate's aggressive rhetoric all that seriously.
Seth Ferranti and Robert Rosso
8.18.15
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