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Dogs of War
7:31

The Rise of Brazil’s Biggest Prison Gang | Dogs of War

Brazil's largest prison gang, the PCC, has massacred police, shut down cities and controls 60% of Brazil’s cocaine market. VICE meets the organisation's leader, Marcola.
CRIMEWAVE
21:50

The Gangs That Steal Your Puppies

The lockdown pushed the price of dogs up by 450%, an increase in dog theft and illegal importation followed. We met the gangs behind the trend and the devastated victims.
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.
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