Cathy Scott

Cathy Scott is a nonfiction narrative writer, author and investigative journalist who is a contributor to Forbes online magazine. Her work has appeared in New York Times Magazine, New York Post, George Magazine, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, Las Vegas Sun, and Reuters news service. Best known for penning The Killing of Tupac Shakur and The Murder of Biggie Smalls, she taught journalism at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas until she left to report on the largest animal rescue in U.S. history in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Her most recent TV appearances include Investigation Discovery, VH1 and A&E.
Dec 30, 2013
Dec. 30, 2013An excerpt from The Rough Guide To True Crime by Cathy Scott, featuring Pablo Escobar, the Lucchese Family, and the hunt for Jimmy Hoffa’s body. by Cathy ScottOrganized CrimeDrugs, extortion, gambling, black economy of organized crime.The Mafia has a clan structure...
Jul 23, 2012
While conspiracy theories abound, the murders of two of rap’s biggest stars go unsolved. by Cathy Scott Just before 3 p.m. on a spring afternoon in May 1998, a car drove up to a crowded car wash on a street corner in Compton, California. An argument broke out between two...
Jun 18, 2012
June 18, 2012 Special to Crime Magazine An excerpt from The Millionaire’s Wife: The True Story of a Real Estate Tycoon, his Beautiful Mistress, and a Marriage that Ended in Murder by Cathy Scott. (St. Martin’s Press True Crime Library, March, 2012.) by Cathy Scott Chapter 1: A...