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False Gods
11:51

The Cult Leader Who Claims to Be Leonardo da Vinci | False Gods

Serge Benhayon leads a group called Universal Medicine that an Australian court found it was true to call a "socially harmful cult". Despite this, it continues to attract followers around the world.
False Gods
11:42

Cult Leader, Abuser or Goddess? Meet 'Mother God' | False Gods

Amy Carlson leads a group called Love Has Won. While her followers believe she is a divine being, others accuse her of leading a cult.
VICE Specials
16:39

The London Bridge Skateboard Hero

When three terrorists attacked people in London in 2017, a skateboarder decided to stand in their way and protect the public. His name was Ignacio Echeverría.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
8:28

I’ve Pretended to Be 500 Missing Children | Fakes, Frauds & Scammers

Frédéric Bourdin is a serial impostor. Beginning his impersonations as a child, he’s assumed around 500 false identities – three of them were missing teenagers.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
5:12

How I Ended up on Interpol’s Most Wanted List

Not many thieves end up on Interpol’s most wanted list, but Mark Blaney did. He told us about his years as a jewellery thief across Europe.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
4:39

I Stole $2 Million of Jewellery as a Fake Arab Prince

Saqib Mumtaz couldn’t resist one last audacious crime and it came in the form of a $2 million dollar jewellery heist whilst intimidating the Prince of Brunei.
VWN Super-Users
5:41

The Hackers Finding Missing People | Super Users

Robert Sell leads teams of hackers in competitions to find missing people using open source data. He explains how these digital search and rescue operations work.
VWN Super-Users
7:11

I Solved a 30-Year-Old Murder Mystery Using the Internet | Super Users

When a girl was found murdered and abandoned in a tent in the 1960s, no one thought it would take a website being created in 1997 for the case to finally be solved.
VWN Super-Users
9:00

I Exposed a Fake COVID-19 Vaccine Scam

Professional 'scambaiter', Kit Boga, has been taking on the people behind fake Covid-19 vaccines. We met him as he trolls and exposes the scammers.
The War On Drugs
9:47

How Super-Strength Weed Dominated the UK

In the early-2000s, the War on Drugs tried to stop smokers getting high on hash. However, this led to the UK getting its very own domestic ‘skunk’ industry.
The War On Drugs
10:32

Decriminalization or Death: Portugal’s Drug Policy vs. Philippines

In 2001, Portugal decriminalized all drugs. Meanwhile, the police in the Philippines have spent the last four years shooting thousands of addicts dead in the street. Which is more effective – decriminalization or death?
The War On Drugs
10:47

Lean, Weed, & Cocaine: Netherlands is the Narco-State of Europe

Grenades in coffee shops. Rocket launchers fired at offices. The murder of a lawyer representing a gangland informant. Is the Netherlands turning into a narco-state?
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