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Famous Criminals Captured In Embarrassing Ways

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Dennis Rader, ultimately convicted of a string of Kansas killings, learned the hard way that asking police for help eluding them is not a good strategy.
Dennis Rader, ultimately convicted of a string of Kansas killings, learned the hard way that asking police for help eluding them is not a good strategy.

Criminal masterminds do exist; there are bad guys who have gotten away with their deeds for decades without ever leaving enough evidence behind for the cops to make a case.

Yet, when these guys eventually get caught, the reason is usually exactly as stupid as that time your neighborhood meth head got nailed for trying to steal a cop car with the cop still sitting in it.

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