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The War On Drugs
10:26

How Mexico's Cartels Turned Into Billion Dollar Empires | The War On Drugs

Who are the Mexican drug cartels? How did they develop? How did the War on Drugs turn them into billion dollar empires, capable of paramilitary style violence?
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.
Violent Times
27:59

The Downfall of the Yakuza

The once-feared Japanese mob is on the verge of extinction. Targeted by new laws, rapidly ageing, and unable to find fresh blood, the yakuza has dropped from a height of 180,000 members to less than 30,000.
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.
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
6:59

The War on Drugs Show: PMA and the great MDMA Drought

When huge quantities of the safrole oil required to make MDMA went up in smoke in the late 2000s, the global ecstasy deficit was filled with a deadly replacement: PMA.
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.
VICE Specials
15:40

Dispatches From a Colombian Prison Inmate Takeover

Following a riot, inmates have taken over an overcrowded prison in Colombia. ‘Boris’ – a Colombian national who grew up in London’s Grenfell Tower – shares his story.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
6:50

How I Made Millions Forging Priceless Art

‘Max the Forger’ specialised in faking the world’s most expensive art and selling it for a fortune. He tells us how he made his paintings look like famous antiques.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
9:17

The Two Scottish Rappers Who Conned the World

In this episode of Fakes, Frauds & Scammers, we hear the story of two Scottish lads who reinvented themselves as LA-based hip-hop artists. They claimed Eminem “taught them how to rap” and enjoyed a spectacular rise to the top of the music industry.
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