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The Business of Crime
7:21

The Cults Buying Up Towns

We look at the rich tradition of cults buying up land across the world – the occasional successes and the many, often bizarre, dangerous and sometimes fatal, failures.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
5:35

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.
The Business of Crime
8:14

The Gangs Behind Online Fraud

From the Black Axe Gang performing romance scams on lonely singletons to fake crypto hustlers in South Korea, fraud is expanding at an alarming rate.
Bad Blood
25:15

How I Managed to Shoot the Yakuza | Bad Blood

Seung-Woo Yang entered the universe of the Korean Yakuza in his teens. A personal tragedy made him start photographing the world, to cement his memories with his friends.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
6:39

I Went Undercover in a Scam Call Center

Behind every scam call is a scammer. Some feel no guilt, but some know they’re doing the wrong thing. We speak to a scammer turned savior, to learn why he swapped sides.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
6:30

ABC News Ran My Made Up Story | Fakes, Frauds & Scammers

Digital ad guru Kenny Hyder wrote clickbait articles as a fake blogger, "Rachel Brewson", but it all fell apart when Rachel's article about dating a Republican went viral.
VICE Specials
15:36

The UK’s Greatest Art Forgers Reveal Their Secrets

VICE’s Sydney Lima meets two notorious art forgers who created 1000s of fake paintings during their careers. She takes a fake to a forensic lab. Will it fool the expert?
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.
T-Mobile The Young and the Scammed / web
2:54

The Young and the Scammed Episode 3

What seemed like the career opportunity of a lifetime turned into a dangerous situation.
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.
T-Mobile The Young and the Scammed / web
2:54

The Young and the Scammed Episode 2

It was a scam based on extortion... and emotion.
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