Crime & Criminals

3 Ways to Avoid Identity Theft
3 Ways to Avoid Identity Theft

Your personal online info could be leaking right into identity thieves' hands. Here's how to keep… >>

5 Creative Ways Cops Are Cutting Down on Crime
5 Creative Ways Cops Are Cutting Down on Crime

Could these innovative ideas handcuff criminals? >>

A Reader's Digest Classic: Kidnapped and Buried Alive!
A Reader’s Digest Classic: Kidnapped and Buried Alive!

His abductors had entombed him in a flimsy wooden box in the middle of nowhere. As days ticked by… >>

The Ordeal of John Cali
The Ordeal of John Cali

Police thought the deaths of his wife and daughter to be a murder-suicide—but he knew that… >>

Meet the World's Dumbest Criminals, Politicians, and Bosses
Meet the World’s Dumbest Criminals, Politicians, and Bosses

Head-scratching decisions … Ludicrous power trips … Bizarre regulations … Of course we’re… >>

Should This Woman Be Sent Back to Prison?
Should This Woman Be Sent Back to Prison?

She was a fugitive, yes. But for almost two thirds of her life, she’d also been a law-abiding… >>

The Anonymous Confessions of a Con Artist
The Anonymous Confessions of a Con Artist

A veteran scammer reveals how he made millions by ripping off unsuspecting investors—and how you… >>

Everyday Heroes: Fearless on the Front Lawn
Everyday Heroes: Fearless on the Front Lawn

A woman defends her turf—and saves a boy’s life. >>

Everyday Heroes: Bringing Down a Bank Robber
Everyday Heroes: Bringing Down a Bank Robber

A former boxing champion takes a repeat offender off the streets. >>

13 Things An Identity Thief Won't Tell You
13 Things An Identity Thief Won’t Tell You

Former identity thieves confess the tactics they use to scam you. PLUS: 13 More Things An Identity… >>