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A Shot in the Dark
How did the partner of a British billionaire’s son end up being held on charges of manslaughter in a prison infested with scorpions, tarantulas, and cockroaches?
The new film Oslo neglects an essential detail about the diplomat it glorifies: his connection to Jeffrey Epstein
Why one Candy brother is selling his $241 million London apartment and the other has built a subterranean storehouse for his 57 supercars
From Russia Without Love
Stolen passports, armor-plated cars, and a possible $8 billion payout. Haven’t these oligarchs ever heard of a pre-nup?
Divorced from Reality
An aristocrat and his estranged wife sling accusations of bigamy and deception as the breakdown of their marriage leaves them both in financial ruin
A flood of student allegations, ranging from endemic sexism to rape, is roiling the English school system
In the Red?
Will Donald Trump’s longtime moneyman flip on the ex-prez? An ugly divorce gives prosecutors power
“What’s a Ponzi Scheme?”
The surprises don’t end with Bernie Madoff, the mastermind behind a $65 billion Ponzi scheme who died Wednesday in federal prison
On Thin Ice
Is an ugly divorce the key to putting Donald Trump in prison?
Fake heiress Anna Sorokin has been sprung from prison—and can’t stop talking
At Valérie Hervo’s swingers’ club, the beau monde finds unadulterated pleasure. Masks, yes (at some point), but no clothes!
Mysterious thefts on the tiny island of Capraia, where everyone knows everyone, baffle the municipality’s three police officers
Your Schloss or Mine?
Why is the patriarch of one of Germany’s most revered noble families living in the woods and suing his son?
What led actress Felicity Huffman to risk everything—including the sentence she recently finished serving—to try to cheat her daughter’s way into college?
Once the master of the castle used in the filming of Bridgerton and Brideshead Revisited, Simon Howard now faces vast troubles, including child-sex-offense charges
A bumbling billionaire blows a fortune trying to build the Vegas of Down Under
In Provence, France’s highest court orders a showman to destroy his opulent $69 million faux Italianate palazzo
Sorry, Not Sorry
In Paris, the Café de Flore set has been plagued with sex-crime scandals—but there’s no apology in sight
Naughty or Nice?
Fake-heiress grifter Anna Delvey, imprisoned for a $275,000 swindle, is being released early—just in time for her Netflix debut