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FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
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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?
The War On Drugs
7:29

The War on Drugs Show: Spice Crisis

Spice was a cheap and legal chemical cannabis. However, government bans saw chemists tweak its formula until it had mutated into a “zombie drug” capable of causing chaos
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
5:34

Stealing 7 Tons of Gold: The Gentleman Conman

“Stealing from the ultra-rich is not a sin,” says the infamous thief Vincenzo Pipino who stole gold, art and jewels worth millions and shared his profits with the poor.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
5:54

How I Stole £2.5m When I Was a Teenager

Meet Elliot Casto who as a teenager stole £2.5m through credit card fraud and blasted the lot on Rolex watches, cars, top-end restaurants and five-star hotels.
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