Trafficking

wildlife trafficking

30 Tons of Pangolin Parts Seized in Historic Trafficking Bust

Malaysian authorities found two warehouses full of the most trafficked mammal in the world.
Sarah Emerson
2.12.19
wildlife crime

DNA Forensics Is Helping Authorities to Catch Elephant Ivory Cartels

Scientists have created a novel DNA mapping tool that has exposed the secretive web of ivory trafficking in Africa.
Sarah Emerson
9.19.18
Drugs

Bricks of Pure Cocaine Keep Washing Up on Beaches in Fiji

More than 100 packages have appeared throughout the Fijian islands in the past three months.
Gavin Butler
9.19.18
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
sex work

As a Trafficking Survivor, Lobbying for Sex Worker Rights Gave Me Hope

Queer sex worker and trafficking survivor Laura LeMoon on the power of coming together, even when the odds are against you.
Laura LeMoon
6.8.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Middle School Teacher Arrested for Trafficking Coke in Hells Angels Drug Bust

The 35-year-old from New Brunswick has been charged with trafficking, money laundering, and several other crimes.
Manisha Krishnan
5.1.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Texas Cop Who Said Town Was 'Infested' with Cartels Allegedly Worked with Them

The feds say Geovani Hernandez bragged about his ties to a powerful cartel boss and took thousands in exchange for protecting drug runners.
Drew Schwartz
8.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

An Animal Smuggler Tried to Disguise Deadly Cobras as Potato Chips

After seizing the killer snakes, the cops found a small zoo's worth of protected reptiles stashed in the guy's apartment.
Drew Schwartz
7.26.17
VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

McCain returns to DC for healthcare vote, driver accused of trafficking deaths in Texas denies charges, Trump still going after Jeff Sessions, and more.
VICE Staff
7.25.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Deadly Russian Gangsters Smuggled Insane Amount of Chocolate, Feds Say

The FBI arrested 23 suspected Shulaya Enterprise members for a "dizzying array of criminal schemes," including extortion and contract killing.
VICE Staff
6.7.17
Shots Fired

Alleged Dark Web Gun Runners Smuggled Weapons in DVD Players, Karaoke Machines

The arrests come more than three years after their alleged last sale.
Joseph Cox
6.1.17
budgie smuggler

85 Dead Songbirds in a Suitcase Show Why Animal Trafficking Is a Major Issue

This is just a snapshot of the wider problem.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.3.17
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