Browsing: Crime

Cartels are found all over the world and while they undertake other illegal activities, they are responsible for the production and distribution of many illegal narcotics. Through this illegal market, many cartels and drug lords have become wealthier than many legitimate business people. However, they are also responsible for a disturbing amount of violence and…

To solve these puzzles, you’ll need to read the riddles carefully and do some outside of the box thinking. However, all the information you need can be found in the questions. Also, please check out the bonus question below and share your answers in the comment section if you figure it out. Once you think…

For centuries, many men and even more women have been tortured and executed because of the belief in malevolent witchcraft. It is a very dark period of human history, and sadly it still continues to this day in countries around the world. Much of the fear about witches and witchcraft stem from a lack of…

What with the pro-legalization movement gaining ground in the US and Latin America, it can feel like the war on drugs is almost at an end. And maybe it is…if you happen to live in Uruguay or Colorado. Look to some other parts of the world, though, and it’s clear that drugs are still unwelcome.…

How can convicted murderers, bandits, deserters, and animal thieves excite popular imagination to the point of acquiring the status of folk heroes? Even though modern mass media exposure can certainly help engrave an outlaw’s image in the collective consciousness, the phenomenon is far from new, and word-of-mouth has frequently served in the creation of local…

He steals from the rich to give to the poor. We all grew up learning his story: a wealthy, privileged lord who could no longer bear witnessing the oppression of the weak and powerless. He and his like-minded Merry Men became outlaws as they tried to right social injustices and moral wrongs. Since the 14th century, he has…

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