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 …

Ian Brady’s Dead: Where Is Keith Bennett’s Body?

On 15 May 2017, news broke that one of Britain’s most notorious murderers- Ian Brady, had died at the age of 79 of lung cancer. Brady, who was sentenced to three life sentences in 1966, tortured and killed five children …

Where Is Maddie McCann? 10 years today

Today marks a sombre milestone in the Madeleine McCann case. It has been a full decade since the three-year-old was reported missing from the holiday appartment where she, her twin siblings and her parents Kate and Gerry were staying, in Paria De Luz, Portugal. …

Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery Premieres In The UK

In the summer of 2008, Cindy Anthony called 911. Her daughter Casey had just informed her that their two-year-old granddaughter Caylee was missing and had been for a month-taken by a mysterious nanny they had never met. In December the …

Executed in cold blood: threats kept their killers from justice

Washington State, USA in 1985 and the day after 83 and 81-year-old Minne and Ed Maurin had been reported missing, witnesses reported that they had seen their car abandoned on Stearns Hill Road near Adna. When the police went to examine it, …

Who Is The Zodiac Killer?

They were spooked. Was it a bored patrolman wanting to bust teens getting frisky? Like a police vehicle, the car, described later as either a light-brown Corvair or Ford Mustang, had rocked up and parked at an angle (to the …

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 …

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FBI Crime Desk

19 September 2017

A Psychological Twist

A mother and son who owned several psychological services companies received lengthy prison terms for fraud schemes spanning six years that bilked Medicare of more than $13 million in bogus claims.

15 September 2017

Bankruptcy Fraud

In this unusual bankruptcy fraud case, an Indiana woman stole her husband’s identity—while the couple was still married—and began to loot his 401(k) retirement fund and other assets.

12 September 2017

Safe Online Surfing

The FBI’s Safe Online Surfing (SOS) Internet Challenge—a free, educational program for children that teaches cyber safety—has been updated and redesigned for the 2017-2018 school year.

7 September 2017

Staying Ahead of the Threat

The FBI’s intelligence program and collaborative partnerships are helping the organization stay ahead of the nation’s evolving threats.

NCA

15 September 2017

Long road to ruin

Drug smuggler’s 7,000 mile road trip ends in nine year prison sentence