crime & drugs
The Sinaloa cartel is alive and thriving without El Chapo
The Sinaloa drug cartel is the largest cartel in the world, and it's estimated to rake in $3 billion a year. VICE News visited Mexico's Golden Triangle, the stronghold of the Sinaloa cartel, just days before the extradition of drug lord El Chapo.
Backpage CEO arrested on pimping charges — but they probably won't stick
Prosecutors could have a hard time proving the head of the website is complicit in sex trafficking via the site's classified ads for escorts.
Watch Italian police capture mafia fugitive in his secret bunker
The prominent figure in the notorious 'Ndrangheta global crime syndicate, on the run since 2011, was found in his home in southern Italy.