drug trafficking

tech-power

CEO Who Sold Encrypted Phones to the Sinaloa Cartel Sentenced to Nine Years

Vincent Ramos was sentenced to nine years and forfeited more than $80 million for providing criminal organizations with encrypted devices.
Mack Lamoureux
Joseph Cox
5.29.19
Narcomania

The Criminals Moving to Pakistan to Make a Killing from Heroin

Two British street dealers are now making a fortune sending batches of heroin from Pakistan back to the UK. They aren't the only ones.
Max Daly
12.17.18
crime

Tijuana’s Tourism Is Booming Even as the Homicide Rate Spikes

Over 2,300 people have been murdered in 2018 thus far, an increase from 1,647 homicides in 2017.
Alejandra Sánchez Inzunza
José Luis Pardo Veiras
12.11.18
Drugs

Real Mexican Drug Traffickers Find ‘Narcos: Mexico’ Nostalgic and Relatable

“I’m a clown compared to the drug traffickers in the series, but there is some resemblance there—or at least I can see myself in them.”
Jorge Damián Méndez Lozano
12.11.18
Weed

What It’s Like to Be a Big-Time Female Weed Trafficker

"I am Queen C; I am this badass bitch. But I do have this secret."
Manisha Krishnan
8.17.18
Drugs

What It's Like to Be a Big-Time Female Coke Trafficker

"We were moving like 60 keys a week. I brought in my dad and my stepbrother and we were off and running."
Brandi Davis
7.30.18
Drugs

Meeting the Fugitive Kids of International Drug Smugglers

The writer—who was forced to move around the world as a child because of her weed-smuggling father—speaks to others who have lived similar lives.
Tyler Wetherall
4.18.18
cocaine

How Colombia's Largest Coke Bust Will Affect Supply Worldwide

We did some math and talked to drug policy experts about how the latest 12-ton haul would affect global consumers.
Jamie Clifton
11.9.17
acceptances

DEA: ‘There Is No Silver Bullet’ for Going Dark

A presentation obtained by Motherboard shows the Drug Enforcement Agency accepting the reality of encryption.
Joseph Cox
8.17.17
Zero Context

VICE Without Context: 'Before Quitting, She Flashed the Principal Her Vagina'

VICE.com's most memorable lines from the week of April 17, presented with no context.
Alex Norcia
4.23.17
cocaine

Beheadings, Prison Riots, and Graft: How a Cartel War Is Tearing Brazil Apart

The hellish violence inside Amazonian prisons is a reflection of the narco-corruption that has infected every strata of society.
Chris Feliciano​ Arnold
1.23.17
footballers with fuckloads of weed

Former Bundesliga Defender Marcelo Pletsch Faces Up To 15 Years In Prison For Drug Trafficking

Marcelo Pletsch, who made almost 150 appearances for Borussia Monchengladbach in the early noughties, was arrested with 793kg of marijuana back in November 2015.
UK Sports Staff
10.5.16
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