Police believe ‘Russian treasure ship’ was a cryptocurrency scam

The sunken wreck is real: the century-old Imperial Russian Navy cruiser Dmitri Donskoi is sitting on the bottom of the ocean off the coast of South Korea. But its gold-bullion cargo is not. Now, the South Korean company behind the breathless announceme…

The sunken wreck is real: the century-old Imperial Russian Navy cruiser Dmitri Donskoi is sitting on the bottom of the ocean off the coast of South Korea. But its gold-bullion cargo is not. Now, the South Korean company behind the breathless announcement that it had found a $130 billion treasure-trove is under investigation for fraud....

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How a cop, mobsters and Mormons fixed McDonald’s Monopoly

Jerome Jacobsen is the real-life Hamburglar. A former police officer, Jacobsen was the mastermind of a sophisticated scheme to rig McDonald’s Monopoly, falsely claiming more than $24 million in cash and prizes through a vast network of conspirators that included cocaine traffickers, housewives, mobsters and Mormons. A detailed new account published in The Daily Beast…

Jerome Jacobsen is the real-life Hamburglar. A former police officer, Jacobsen was the mastermind of a sophisticated scheme to rig McDonald’s Monopoly, falsely claiming more than $24 million in cash and prizes through a vast network of conspirators that included cocaine traffickers, housewives, mobsters and Mormons. A detailed new account published in The Daily Beast...

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WhatsApp tied to 21 murders at the hands of lynch mobs

The lynching of a woman in central India because it was rumored that she was part of a gang kidnapping kids has forced WhatsApp to place a limit on forwarding messages. It comes on the back of a public relations nightmare for the Facebook-owned messagi…

The lynching of a woman in central India because it was rumored that she was part of a gang kidnapping kids has forced WhatsApp to place a limit on forwarding messages. It comes on the back of a public relations nightmare for the Facebook-owned messaging service after the Indian government recently accused WhatsApp message forwarding...

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‘Spider-Man’ allegedly pulled off over 40 high-rise robberies

A man has faced court today for allegedly scaling dozens of high-rise buildings in Queensland, Australia and slipping through unlocked balcony doors. The 32-year-old man was arrested over the weekend after police investigated more than 40 burglaries ov…

A man has faced court today for allegedly scaling dozens of high-rise buildings in Queensland, Australia and slipping through unlocked balcony doors. The 32-year-old man was arrested over the weekend after police investigated more than 40 burglaries over the past two months. The man allegedly scaled a bunch of high-rise complexes in the Gold Coast,...

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The moment a crazed woman hit me in the head with her ax

The victim of a violent ax attack at a suburban Sydney, Australia, 7-Eleven last year has told a court how he had a feeling of foreboding before Evie Amati brought an ax down on his head and he bled so much he thought he was going to die. Ben Rimmer told Amati’s trial that he…

The victim of a violent ax attack at a suburban Sydney, Australia, 7-Eleven last year has told a court how he had a feeling of foreboding before Evie Amati brought an ax down on his head and he bled so much he thought he was going to die. Ben Rimmer told Amati’s trial that he...

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The moment a crazed woman hit me in the head with her ax

The victim of a violent ax attack at a suburban Sydney 7-Eleven last year has told a court how he had a feeling of foreboding before Evie Amati brought an ax down on his head and he bled so much he thought he was going to die. Ben Rimmer told Amati’s trial that he had…

The victim of a violent ax attack at a suburban Sydney 7-Eleven last year has told a court how he had a feeling of foreboding before Evie Amati brought an ax down on his head and he bled so much he thought he was going to die. Ben Rimmer told Amati’s trial that he had…

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Twitter ‘solved’ a murder, and then the truth came out

It was a crime mystery that went viral and gripped a nation — but a murder “solved” by a Twitter user wasn’t all that it seemed. Certainly, the opening post by a user named Mr. Brightside made people sit up and take notice. “Police! I have just resolved a crime via Twitter! You need to…

It was a crime mystery that went viral and gripped a nation — but a murder “solved” by a Twitter user wasn’t all that it seemed. Certainly, the opening post by a user named Mr. Brightside made people sit up and take notice. “Police! I have just resolved a crime via Twitter! You need to...

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The men ‘addicted’ to hating women

“I hate women because they won’t date me. They should be forced to have sex with me because their rejection is detrimental to my well-being.” This is a rough overview of the toxic beliefs held by a community of men who loathe women. These men call themselves “incels” — short for involuntary celibate — and…

“I hate women because they won’t date me. They should be forced to have sex with me because their rejection is detrimental to my well-being.” This is a rough overview of the toxic beliefs held by a community of men who loathe women. These men call themselves “incels” — short for involuntary celibate — and...

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Tinder ‘slut shamer’ took scissors to ex’s bra and panties

Tinder “slut shamer” Zane Alchin is in prison and facing charges of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, slicing up her underwear with scissors and snapping her iPad in two. A court heard that Alchin allegedly said “if I can’t see you in these, no one can” before allegedly cutting up her 17 bra and pants lingerie sets,…

Tinder “slut shamer” Zane Alchin is in prison and facing charges of assaulting his ex-girlfriend, slicing up her underwear with scissors and snapping her iPad in two. A court heard that Alchin allegedly said “if I can’t see you in these, no one can” before allegedly cutting up her 17 bra and pants lingerie sets,...

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After 29,168 killings in a year, Mexico is more murder zone than tourist mecca

Mexico has hit the headlines time and time again this year, for all the wrong reasons. Last Sunday tourists watched as a man’s body washed ashore at Caletilla Beach in Acapulco, located in the state of Guerrero. Horrifying images show stunned beachgoers standing near the water as officials removed the body. On Thursday, 16 people…

Mexico has hit the headlines time and time again this year, for all the wrong reasons. Last Sunday tourists watched as a man’s body washed ashore at Caletilla Beach in Acapulco, located in the state of Guerrero. Horrifying images show stunned beachgoers standing near the water as officials removed the body. On Thursday, 16 people...

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