crime

Money

The NXIVM 'Sex Cult' Story Keeps Getting More Disturbing

Lauren Salzman testified that Keith Raniere envisioned thousands of "slaves" and even one of them running for office.
Sarah Berman
3 days ago
money-scams

An Ex-Prosecutor Breaks Down the 'Sex Cult' Trafficking Case Against NXIVM Leader Keith Raniere

The broad strokes of the celebrity trial are not all that different from cases against street-level pimps.
Sarah Berman
5.15.19
food news

Tiger Woods' Restaurant Accused of 'Destroying Evidence' in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Nicholas Immesberger’s family is accusing The Woods restaurant of overserving the bartender and destroying security camera footage.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.15.19
food news

Coca-Cola Heir Billionaire Arrested for Allegedly Filling Plane with Weed Plants

'Alki' David was arrested in St. Kitts after authorities allegedly found 5,000 cannabis plants, seeds, and CBD products on his private plane.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.14.19
food news

Some Guy Dressed as the Joker Is Terrorizing Toronto Restaurants

The hero Toronto needs right now is somebody who can finally take down this hacky facsimile of Joker.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.13.19
money-scams

One Woman’s Harrowing Journey from Aspiring Olympian to NXIVM Sex 'Slave'

At a trial centering on the group some critics call a "sex cult," prosecutors set out to paint a picture of a disturbing mob-like enterprise led by Keith Raniere.
Sarah Berman
5.8.19
News

School Lunch Baron Allegedly Hacked Students' Data to Take Down His Competitor

The CFO of a school lunch distributor faces charges of identity theft and unauthorized computer access and could spend three years in prison.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.8.19
Chicago

'Suspicious Object' Shuts Down Chicago Street, Turns Out to be a Chef Boyardee Can on Wheels

We stan the almost-sentient can of ravioli.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.1.19
location data

After Telcos Shut Off Bounty Hunters, Scammers Sell Fake 'Phone Pings'

After Motherboard’s investigation led to telcos stopping their sale of phone location data, apparent scammers are exploiting a void in the private investigator industry.
Joseph Cox
5.1.19
Munchies

Man Allegedly Threatened Restaurant Staff Because They Were Out of Ranch Dressing

Look, sometimes restaurants don’t have what you want, when you want it—but can we just calm down about it?
Jelisa Castrodale
4.26.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Parrot Got Detained for Yelling 'Police' to Warn Its Owners About a Drug Raid

"He must've been trained for this."
River Donaghey
4.25.19
crime

What It's Like To Lose Your Sister in an Honor Killing

Banaz Mahmod was murdered by her father and uncle even after reporting her fears to the police multiple times. A decade later, her sister Payzee believes that British police still aren't taking honor killings seriously.
Sophie Brown
4.25.19
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