John Wayne Gacy’s Last Trick: Did the Killer Clown have an accomplice?

Convicted of the torture and murder of 33 boys and young men, John Wayne Gacy Jr-aka Pogo The Clown- claimed he didn't act along right up until his execution. Was someone else having the last laugh?

John Wayne Gacy is one of the supposed ‘canon’ of celebrity serial killers. A Chicago businessman and political activist with a sideline in playing his Pogo the Clown character at community parties, Gacy was imprisoned for murdering 33 young men …

Letters from Serial Killer Richard Ramirez

  The True CRIME Museum welcomed author Ricki Thomas last Sunday to tell the story of her correspondence with serial killer Richard Ramirez. Ramirez terrorised Californians between 1984 and ’85 and was convicted of 13 murders and a series of …

Don’t hitchhike on the Highway of Tears

Highway 16, known officially as the Yellowhead Highway, is part of the Trans-Canada roadways system. It begins in Manitoba and crosses the southern portions of the country, through Saskatchewan and Alberta, before turning northwards into British Columbia, a region roughly …

‘John Travolta’ killer busted after 34 years

Police had in mind an idea of what had happened to 17-year-old Yiannoulla Yianni the day she was murdered, 13 August 1982. Yianni had returned home from working in her family’s shoe-repair shop in north London and begun to prepare …

3 Christmas Family Massacres to Kill Your Festive Spirit

Christmas is traditionally a time when people escape the trials and tribulations of every day life, put aside familial tensions and relax in the warm, safe environment of their own homes. But the season of goodwill to all men can …

She was sacrificed to the Slenderman

“Don’t be afraid, I’m only a little kitty cat.” These were the words from 12-year-old Morgan Geyser before she pounced on her friend, Payton Leutner, and plunged a 12-centimetre-long blade into her body 19 times. The knife punctured her stomach, …

Women Who Kill: Snapped S10 review

Creators: Stephen Land, Deborah Alllen. Distributor: Jupiter Entertainment. Snapped: Women who kill is a credible, if rather generic true crime show. The first series aired back in 2004 and, while the production values are fine, these first three episodes of …

Inside The Mind Of Ted Bundy, World’s Sickest Serial Killer

    TED BUNDY Born: 24 November 1946 First crime: 4 January 1974 Executed: 24 January 1989 Victims: 26-35   We’ll never know exactly how many women Ted Bundy murdered. His shocking crimes spread across the United States, from Seattle …

Pedro Alonso López: Stare into the eyes of pure evil

The terror of true evil is that it doesn’t have a recognisable face. It is nondescript; one of us. You won’t necessarily know it when you meet it. One example is of a dark-haired, bearded man staring out from a …

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FBI Crime Desk

24 February 2017

African American FBI Special Agents Symposium

The inaugural gathering of current and former agents of color celebrated the role they have played in the FBI’s past—and the vital role they continue to play.

21 February 2017

Financial Fraud with a Sci-Fi Twist

A man who falsely claimed to be producing a medical device inspired by the popular TV and movie series Star Trek was sentenced to prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft.

16 February 2017

Foreclosure Rescue Scheme

A California church pastor is behind bars for his role a long-running scheme that amassed nearly $3 million in illegal fees from distressed homeowners.

13 February 2017

Romance Scams

A woman who lost $2 million to a con artist who she fell in love with online shares her story in the hopes that others might avoid falling victim to this type of crime.

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