Category “Crime”

The Bank of Tax Cheats

In this episode of BBC's Panorama, serious questions are raised for the British government and the city of London, all in regards to an apparent effort by the biggest bank to help some of their biggest and most wealthy clients dodge paying tax. When the government found out about this scheme, Panorama asks why weren't the cheats or the banks prosecuted? and even more curious, why was the banker in charge of all this controversy appointed to the government itself? Panorama also managed to get their hands on some leaked files that reveal how HSBC turned a blind eye to crime and...

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Britain’s Secret Terror Deals

Unsolved, unresolved, terrible crimes from the troubles in Northern Ireland but these are no ordinary killings. This is the story of why the state is accused of standing in the way of truth and justice. It's a story of how the state helped and protected killers, killers of innocent people, its why the past will not and cannot simply go away. Once a suspicion, now a fact, there were murders on the governments payroll, giving them impunity to continue their crimes and in this episode of Panorama, reporter Darragh MacIntyre sets about investigating the accused British security forces who...

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The Cheshire Murders

In July of 2007, Jennifer Hawke-Petit and her two daughters were brutally murdered, while her husband Dr. William Petit, was the only one to escape alive after being injured during a home invasion that took place in the quite suburb of Cheshire, Connecticut. This HBO special, explores the bizarre but gripping events that horrified not only a town but a nation and resulted in a politically charged death-penalty trial. As this film dives deeper into the story the biggest tragedy is made clear, the crime itself could have been prevented at several turns. As it happens in August 2015 the state...

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El Chapo: CEO of Crime

Joaquín Guzmán, better known as El Chapo or Shorty is officially the worlds most powerful drug trafficker. From rags to riches in less than a decade, he managed to turn a startup operation into an international criminal empire. El Chapo has been described as "the Osama Bin Laden of drug trafficking", but he has proven to be more elusive than Bin Laden. He was captured in the 90's but managed to escape 8 years later. Authorities from both the United States and Mexico have been trying to catch him and on the 22nd of February of 2014 they did just that, but on the 11th of July 2015 he...

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Frank Matthews

It is said that Frank Mathews was richer than the "American Gangster" Frank Lucas, more powerful than the Mafia and in 1973 he managed to skip bail, dropping off the face of the earth with a staggering, 15 million dollars, never to have been seen again. Over 40 years have now passed since his disappearance and how Mathews managed to evade the law for so long long still remains a mystery. In this film we see rare archival footage which includes interviews with several sources who have previously never spoken on camera and we get a glimpse into how Mathews became immersed into the life of...

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Murder: No Apparent Motive

"4000 a year dead, killed by total strangers, it's an epidemic of murder in America, murder with no apparent motive" - Released by in 1984, this rare documentary explores the increase in recreational murder seen throughout the United States, primarily focusing on notorious killers such as Henry Lee Lucas, Ed Kemper and Ted Bundy. The film itself even features an exclusive interview with Kemper and presents us with archival footage of Bundy throughout. Due to the film having been released back in 1984 we hear complaints from law enforcers with regards to how hard it can be and the...

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Deep Web

The Deep Web is vast, thousands of times larger than the "Surface Web" i.e. the searchable web that we all know and love. The Deep Web itself is not a place it just simply accounts for all of the unindexed content stored online, this includes banking data, administrative code for governments, corporations and universities. Over time people began using the Deep Web via special browsers, one such browser is known as Tor. This feature documentary by Alex Winter explores the Deep Web, primarily focusing on the trail of Ross Ulbricht, the apparent creator and administrator of Silk Road, a...

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Downloading the Devil

In this 40 minute documentary we see the bizarre events surrounding the murder of Jennifer Blagg and her daughter Abby by Michael, Jennifer's husband. Michael, it turns out had an unusual craving for pornography which was initially satisfied by imagery of women being dominated. This in itself isn't very out of the ordinary in 21st Century America, but for God-fearing Christians like the Blagg family, it was a bit more out there. Michael Blagg himself reported his wife and daughter missing when he supposedly came home from work and walked into a crime scene with a blood soaked floor...

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One Night in Vegas

On September 7th of 1996, the WBC heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, set about stripping Bruce Seldon of his WBA title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Tyson at this point was a true cultural phenomenon, so it should be no surprise that himself and rap artist Tupac Shakur were close friends, Tyson is to boxing what Tupac is to Hip Hop. That night however, having been sitting ring side witnessing Tyson become champion, Tupac was later brutally gunned down in the street. In this film with the full cooperation of Mike Tyson, we hear the story of that infamous night and also of the remarkable...

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