In 1462, Mehmed II, the conqueror of Constantinople, a man noted for his own psychological warfare tactics, returned to Constantinople after being sickened by the sight of 20,000 impaled corpses outside Vlad III’s (Dracula) capital.
A bank robber escaped the scene of a crime by arranging (via Craigslist) for a dozen identically dressed and unwitting civilians to be standing at the exact place and time of the arrival of the armored car he intended to hijack.
A group of criminals in South Korea had such a hatred for the rich, they targeted them for kidnapping, extortion, and even cannibalism.
Alcohol was used as a murder weapon by a serial killer.
In Samoa, it’s a crime to forget your own wife’s birthday.
A real court case was ordered by a judge to be settled by rock-paper-scissors.
A reporter who wrote stories about a serial killer was actually the serial killer himself.