Subject:

Counterfeiting

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    Need Fake Ultra Tickets? Craigslist Has You Covered

    In case you haven't heard, Ultra starts Friday. As of Wednesday evening, tickets to the weekend megafestival were 98 percent sold out, according to the organization's website. And oh, there's this: The three-day general admission passes retail for $400, plus a $90 service charge. But thanks to Cra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Mugshots Friday: The Guy Who Wears a Bluetooth In Jail

    Every Friday, Riptide brings you the most eye-catching mugshots taken the previous week (or thereabouts) in Miami-Dade County. Yes, there is some mockery of bad neck tattoos, but also adulation directed at perps who just plain look more badass than we ever will. This is the italicized intro to that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Men Arrested, Accused of Trying to Buy Laundry Detergent With Counterfeit Bills

    "What are you in for, Fernandez?" "I was a principal to uttering, bub."​Blame counterfeiting technology and man's inclination to evil if you'd like, but we're blaming the extortionist laundry industry for driving prices too high for the average Joe to keep his skivvies clean.Miami 24-year-old Daya ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    A New Black Market in Miami Is About to Explode

    Jeopardy! time. This black-market product costs governments worldwide $50 billion every year; fuels Hezbollah, the PKK, and other terrorist cells; and runs on global crime syndicates and hundreds of underground factories in China and Eastern Europe.via Wikimedia CommonsWhat is heroin, you say? Cocai ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Rick Ross Busted by Louis Vuitton For Wearing Knockoff Shades on XXL Cover

    via xxlmag.comRick Ross' cover story for the May issue of XXL was meant to be his hip-hop media comeback, an attempt to quash the corrections officer thing and clear the air on his beef with 50. The thrust of the article is made clear by Ross' cover line quote: "I've never had a problem with credibi ... More >>

  • News

    May 10, 2007

    Hecho en Miami

    They look, smell and smoke like Cubans. So why not sell 'em that way?

  • News

    September 13, 2001

    Life in the Secret Service

    For Patrick Cruise it was a life of hounding, harassment, and humiliation

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