Crime

Amazon Launches Counterfeit Crimes Unit to Target Bogus Products, Sellers

The global team is dedicated to taking down fake products and the folks who sell them.

Stephanie Mlot

· 2 min read

An Undercover Investigation Exposed Horrible Animal Abuse at a Coca Cola-Affiliated Dairy Farm

Activists filmed several instances of abuse at Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana.

Stephen J. Bronner

· 3 min read

El Chapo and the 15 Biggest Money-Making Criminals of All Time

The inside finances of the world's most law-adverse entrepreneurs.

Bill Schulz

· 10 min read

Creator of Doomed Fyre Festival Gets 6-Year Prison Sentence

Billy McFarland defrauded investors of tens of millions of dollars.

Edgar Alvarez

· 2 min read

With This Company's New Tool, You Can Run a Free Background Check on Yourself

Checkr sells AI-powered background check software to companies. Now, it's giving job candidates a glimpse into what potential employers might see.

Lydia Belanger

· 4 min read

The 9 Weirdest and Craziest Crimes and Heists of 2018

From New Zealand's avocado crime wave to a $98,000 ramen noodle heist -- check out these crazy crimes.

Rose Leadem

· 4 min read

This AI Tool Helps Companies Eliminate Hiring Bias in the Name of Productivity

Checkr's co-founder and CEO makes the case for why businesses and society are better off when background checks are streamlined with technology.

Lydia Belanger

· 7 min read

Facebook Faces Flak Over 'Sexual Images' From Minors Survey

The survey asked Facebook users whether it'd be OK for adults to use the platform to ask a 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures.

Michael Kan

· 2 min read

U.S. Shuts Down Huge Online Dark Web Market, AlphaBay

The site was used by 'hundreds of thousands' of people to buy and sell illegal goods and services, such as drugs, stolen IDs, malware and other hacking tools.

Angela Moscaritolo

· 3 min read

Razer's 3-Screen Laptops Stolen From CES Booth

Razer is offering a $25,000 reward for 'original information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of a criminal suspect.'

Angela Moscaritolo

· 2 min read

Amazon Alexa Data Wanted in Murder Investigation

Amazon's voice assistant may provide clues in an Arkansas case in which a man was found dead in a hot tub.

Tom Brant

· 3 min read