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One woman intentionally got arrested so she could quit smoking cigarettes in jail.

8 surprising reasons people have gotten arrested on purpose

Some people want to go to jail to kick drug habits, find medical care, or prove a political point. Here are some times people have been arrested on purpose.
The logos for zcash, monero, and dash — three cryptocurrencies law enforcement officials have told Business Insider they associate with criminality.

Law enforcement has a massive problem with these 3 cryptocurrencies

Monero, zcash and dash all raise flags with crypto experts from agencies like Europol and London's Met Police.
Kim Wall and Peter Madsen, pictured aboard the Nautilus UC3 on August 10, 2017.

The Danish inventor accused of the horrific murder of a Swedish journalist on his submarine allegedly texted his girlfriend a description of the crime...

Peter Madsen, who allegedly murdered and dismembered Kim Wall, detailed a violent fantasy of cutting up a woman on board his submarine, according to WIRED.
Policemen take positions during an operation against drug dealers in the Cidade de Deus slum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, February 1, 2018.

Brazil is taking an ‘extreme measure’ to confront crime in Rio — the first time it’s done so since the country’s dictato...

"I know it's an extreme measure, but many times Brazil requires extreme measures to put things in order," Brazil's president said.

Brain injuries can cause some people to become violent criminals and pedophiles — here’s what scientists know so far about why that is

Between 50 and 70% of the British prison population have had a brain injury, according to research.
A still from the custody interview of Kyle Enos, a dark web drugs trader from South Wales.

This is the dark web advert a drug dealer used to sell fentanyl for bitcoin

The 25-year-old from Newport, South Wales, admitted supplying dark web customers with Class-A drugs. Police released the full text of his sales pitch.
Surveillance footage showing the robbery in Maidenhead, England.

A highly-skilled thief armed with a sawn-off shotgun has looted £1 million in a string of 7 violent burglaries in England

Police in southern England do not know the man's identity, but believe his level of expertise means he could be a former soldier or police officer gone rogue.
The location of the raid in Moulsford, Oxfordshire.

2 bitcoin traders were held at gunpoint in an armed raid in rural England

Four armed robbers broke into Danny Aston and Amy Jay's home in Moulsford, Oxfordshire, and forced the traders to digitally transfer their bitcoin.