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FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
7:55

I Faked My Way to a £15K/Month Pro Football Contract

Gregoire Akcelrod was a bad footballer who was determined to be a star. Helped by a sham CV, he was about to sign with a top club when fans realized his story was fake.
VWN Super-Users
5:19

The Person Behind the Viral Tom Cruise Deepfake | Super Users

We spoke to VFX artist Chris Ume about the time his scarily convincing deepfake of Tom Cruise went viral on TikTok culminating in around 100 million views.
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.
VICE Life Hacks with Oobah Butler
18:12

I Sent a Lookalike To Skydive With My Wife & She Didn't Realise

Richard's wife's dream is to skydive with her partner, but he’s petrified of heights. Oobah Butler held auditions and cast a lookalike to take his place. Will it work?
Fake Focus Groups
8:28

The VIP Public Transportation Prank: Fake Focus Groups

Public transit is a mess. What if a new VIP subway system rolled out in NYC in 2020?
Motherboard
11:02

Faking Volkswagen's Dieselgate Apology with the Yes Men

After over 20 years in prankster activism, The Yes Men turn their sights on Volkswagen- making the public "apology" from the company that they say should have happened years ago.
VICE Life Hacks with Oobah Butler
18:20

I Made My Shed The #1 Restaurant In London

The Shed at Dulwich was the number one rated restaurant in London, with foodies, celebrities and bloggers trying to get a table. The main obstacle for them, however, was that it didn't exist. Here is Oobah Butler's journey into the false reality.
VICE News Specials
21:33

The World Leader in Counterfeiting: Lima's Fake Dollars

VICE News goes undercover to expose the illegal trade in counterfeit money in Peru and gets rare access to the criminal forgers who show us how these bills are made.