FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS / web
The Fake Priest Accused of Swindling Millions
“Father” Ryan claimed to be a priest. But followers say he was a con man, scamming victims to fund a lifestyle which included extravagant purchases… like a herd of llamas.
Beating Scammers at Their Own Game
Jim Browning beats call center scammers at their own game. By hacking their computers to watch their every move he can save their unsuspecting victims just in time.
TRUE BELIEVERS / S1 EP2
The Rehab Mogul
The rise and fall of L.A’s biggest rehab empire.
Black Market / S2 EP3
Rage Against the Machines
Bots are manipulating streaming platforms to turn nobodies into somebodies.
Black Market / S2 EP1
Young street genius entrepreneurs have mastered stealing your identity
Criminal Planet / S1 EP4
The Art World's Biggest Feud
Deep dive into the secretive art world and a gigantic alleged fraud feud.
FAKES, FRAUDS & SCAMMERS
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
The Young and the Scammed Episode 3
What seemed like the career opportunity of a lifetime turned into a dangerous situation.
Credit Card Scammers: Street Gangs on the Dark Web
VICE met up with a full-time scammer for a look inside the shady, lucrative world of stealing credit card info on the dark web.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
This startup is using blockchain to prevent foodborne illnesses and reduce food waste
OwlTing's blockchain technology could change how we deal with food-borne illness, fraud and food waste.
VICE News Shorts
Weed fraud: Are you getting cheated?
Pot market plagued by fudged potency and purity
Martin Shkreli on Drug Price Hikes and Playing the World's Villain
An interview with a 32-year-old entrepreneur, company builder and the new poster child of capitalistic greed.