Martin Corona has been convicted of multiple murders committed during his time as a cartel career hit man. These killings were brutal and cruelly efficient. In this book, Martin's shocking first-hand confessions illuminate his descent from dealing drugs at the age of twelve to theft, guns and prostitution.
This is the opening line of a letter hidden under a carpet for a decade. The chilling words are followed by a confession to a murder committed nearly 13 years earlier. The chance discovery of the letter on 31 March 2012 reawakens a case long considered to have run cold, and a hunt begins for the men who kidnapped and killed Betty Ketani.
Die forensiese wetenskap het in die afgelope dekades indrukwekkend ontwikkel. Ballistiek sluit in: die identifikasie van vuurwapens, bloedspatselpatrone en die aard van die wonde veroorsaak. Dikwels is die oplossings egter te laat. Die afsluiting wat dit bring vir die agtergeblewenes, te min.
Until now, we believed that everything had been said about the rise and fall of the most infamous drug lord of all time, Pablo Escobar. In this book, his son brings us the dramatic truth. It is about a man of contradictions - generosity and infinite love for his family; yet capable of the most extreme acts of cruelty and violence.
Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore. The chambers was run by a determined thirty-three-year-old Pakistani lawyer, Sarah Belal, who had finally found her calling in defending inmates on Pakistan's death row.
"Gato's head snapped back... We could make out the shots of several 9mms, a couple of 38s and one or two 45s. I hurled myself through the doorway and into the room. I didn't look back." Caught in an Ecuador hotel room with 8kg of cocaine, Pieter Tritton was no mule or dupe. He had planned and organised everything. The consequence...
The slippery online ecosystem is the perfect breeding ground for identities: true, false, and in between. We no longer question the reality of online experiences but the reality of selfhood in the digital age. This book features three bulletins from the porous border between cyberspace and the 'real world'.
Beginning in the summer of 1903, an insidious crime wave filled New York City, and then the entire country, with fear. The children of Italian immigrants were kidnapped, and dozens of innocent victims were gunned down. Standing between the American public and the Black Hand's lawlessness was Joseph Petrosino. This book tells his story.
He was Britain's most wanted man. He spent seven years in America's toughest penitentiary. You'll like him. During the mid 1980s Howard Marks had forty three aliases, eighty nine phone lines and owned twenty five companies throughout the world. He was released in April 1995 after serving seven years of his sentence. This book tells his story.
In 2011, a twenty-six-year-old programmer named Ross Ulbricht launched the ultimate free market: the Silk Road, a clandestine Web site hosted on the Dark Web where anyone could trade anything - drugs, hacking software, forged passports, counterfeit cash, poisons - free of the government's watchful eye. This book tells his story.
'Somewhere in each of us is the blackest pit from which few ever return. I had found mine.' Found guilty of the rape and murder of a woman he had never met, Nick Yarris was sentenced to death. With appeal after appeal failing he spent twenty-two years waiting to die. This is the true and amazing story of how he survived Death Row.
Forensic scientists, law enforcement, and crime scene investigators are often tasked with reconstruction of events based on crime scene evidence, and the analysis of that evidence. This book addresses matters from simple to complex in providing the reader an explanation of the factors surrounding ballistics, trajectory, and shooting scenes.