US Marshals

HODL

Why Doesn’t the US Government HODL Seized Bitcoins?

The US government keeps seized cash, but auctions seized Bitcoin. What gives?
Daniel Oberhaus
1.18.18
FBI

SocioSpyder: the Tool Bought By the FBI to Monitor Social Media

The tool allows FBI analysts a birds-eye view of Twitter, Facebook, and more.
Joseph Cox
2.23.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Feds Are Now Arresting People for Not Paying Their Student Loans

If it sounds terrifying, that's because it is.
VICE Staff
2.16.16
Internet

Here's Your Last Chance to Grab Some of Ross Ulbricht's Bitcoins

The US Marshals are auctioning off the final batch of Ulbricht's seized bitcoins.
Joseph Cox
10.5.15
News

A Man Died After Shooting a Firefighter During a Six-Hour Standoff With Police on Staten Island

By the time the dust settled, Garland Tyree had sprayed bullets from an automatic rifle across his neighborhood, shot a firefighter in the leg, and detonated a smoke grenade in his home.
Drew Schwartz
8.14.15
government

ATF, DEA Have No Idea How to Archive Sexts

But they’re working on it!
Jordan Valinsky
5.20.15
News

A US Marshal Smashed a Woman's Phone Because She Was Filming Him in Public

Video of the incident shows the officer approach the woman as she tells him she feels unsafe before ripping the phone from her hands.
Allie Conti
4.22.15
News

New Report Says ​DEA Agents Held Sex Parties with Prostitutes Paid for by Colombian Drug Cartels

And that's just one of the allegations from a new watchdog report on sexual misconduct and harassment at the Department of Justice.
Jennifer Schaffer
3.26.15
News

​The FBI Says It Doesn’t Need a Warrant to Track Your Cell Phone in Public

The FBI recently started requiring agents to obtain a warrant before using Stingray tracking technology, but privacy advocates say exceptions to the rules leave plenty of room for abuse.
CJ Ciaramella
1.12.15
Photo

Stunning Photos of US Marshals in Action

An interview with photographer Brian Finke about his new book.
Matthew Leifheit
11.21.14