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A Life Stranger Than Fiction
1 year ago

A Life Stranger Than Fiction

On July 26, 2015 true crime fans the world over mourned the passing of one of the genre’s most famous authors, Ann Rule. While Rule’s career had humble beginnings, she …
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Girl Loves Girls. Man Kills Woman.
1 year ago

Girl Loves Girls. Man Kills Woman.

People are not always born happy. Their parents do not make them feel special, their older relatives do not spoil them, their lives are not meant to treat them good, …
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The Belle of Bienville
2 years ago

The Belle of Bienville

Bienville, Louisiana isn’t the kind of place you’d normally associate with multiple murderers. It’s a typical Southern town populated by typical Southern people, a place where old-school values and the …
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Cancer Scams
2 years ago

Cancer Scams

According to the CDC, nearly 14 million people worldwide are diagnosed with cancer annually. Of those 14 million, 8 million people will die. This catastrophic disease has taken the lives …
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The World’s Greatest Con Artist
2 years ago

The World’s Greatest Con Artist

By  •  Fraud

Joseph Weil, best known by his alias “Yellow Kid”, was perhaps the world’s greatest con artist. Weil’s knack for duping wealthy businessmen earned him a reputation that many have longed …
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A Country of Crooks
2 years ago

A Country of Crooks

If the average person was asked to find the Dominion of Melchizedek on a map, chances are that they would have no clue where it was located. No, they didn’t …
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One For The Road
2 years ago

One For The Road

The hest-laid plans of mice, men and murderers often go awry. Here, we return to 1930’s New York, to the dark days of Prohibition, insurance fraud, bungling murderers and an …
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The World’s Most Notorious Slot Cheat
2 years ago

The World’s Most Notorious Slot Cheat

By  •  Fraud

Millions of dollars are lost to scammers looking to cheat the system and get rich quick at Las Vegas casinos annually, but few have been as successful as Dennis Nikrasch. …
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Marty Frankel’s Decade of Fraud
2 years ago

Marty Frankel’s Decade of Fraud

By  •  Fraud

Fast talking and eccentric financier Martin Frankel may have been responsible for one of the strangest Ponzi schemes in recent history, but he was hardly the most intelligent fraudster; in …
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Sex, Lies, and Junkfood
3 years ago

Sex, Lies, and Junkfood

On the early morning of September 7, 1982 a grizzly discovery was made. A Gainesville, FL condominium bared the marks of foul play. Inside the body of a man was …
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