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Bank Robbery

Bare Armed And Dangerous: FBI Distributes PHOTOS Of 'Muscular' Bank Robber

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.21.2012 | Crime

A burly thief has been nicknamed the "Bare Arm Bandit" for wearing tank tops during two recent bank robberies in Southern California. In an effort...

My First Bank Robbery

Jeffrey Scott Hunter | Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime
Jeffrey Scott Hunter

We decide that it's go time. We pull into the bank's parking lot and pull down our ski masks. I'm so jacked up that I go blasting into the bank before Dave can even get out of the hot box. Inside I start screaming and yelling for everyone to get down on the floor.

8 Of The Worst Robbery Getaways | Posted 06.15.2012 | Crime

There's nothing like a clean getaway. But some crooks know nothing of clean getaways. They either hire someone with no arms as a driver or have the...

Why Robbing A Bank Won't Make You Rich

The Fiscal Times | Yuval Rosenberg | Posted 06.13.2012 | Money

The Fiscal Times: Crime actually does pay – just not enough to make it worthwhile. Freakonomics authors Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner...

Cops Handcuff 40 Adults In Effort To Snag Bank Robber

Posted 06.06.2012 | Denver

If you can't beat them... handcuff all of them? That may not be how the expression goes, but it was the theory put into practice by Aurora police over...

Darth Vader Robs Bank

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.27.2012 | Crime

Just be glad this guy's not your father. A man wearing a Darth Vader mask robbed a Toledo, Ohio bank last week, escaping with an undisclosed amount...

The Vulnerable Heart of Machismo

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 07.16.2012 | Books
Shawn Lawrence Otto

In men there is something that is not well understood or accepted by the more gentle aspects of modern society. Few writers have captured the full-bodied compulsive pull of it as well as Deni Béchard does in Cures for Hunger.

64-Year-Old Arrested For Robbing Wells Fargo

Posted 05.16.2012 | Denver

A woman who allegedly intended to rob a Wells Fargo bank inside a grocery store didn't get very far after employees say they recognized her as the sam...

The Indie on Demand Movie Review: Citizen Gangster

Dan Persons | Posted 07.02.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

In the latest episode of my weekly radio show, I take a look at Citizen Gangster, director Nathan Morlando's directorial debut (he also scripted) that tells the true story of Canadian bank robber Edwin Boyd (Scott Speedman).

Man Misses Mother's Funeral After Big Bank Denies Access To Safe Deposit Box

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 04.30.2012 | Business

Because his bank wouldn’t grant him access to his own safe deposit box, a New Jersey man alleges he was unable to see his dying mother for a last ti...

Firefighter Leaves Tip After Allegedly Robbing Bank

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 04.16.2012 | Weird News

He might be a bank robber, but hey, the guy's a gentleman. A firefighter was arrested on Tuesday after allegedly robbing a Dallas Chase Bank -- and...

WATCH: Alleged Bank Robber Arrested After He Returns For Cab Fare

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 02.29.2012 | Weird News

When planning a bank robbery, make sure to bring along cab fare before you go off to commit the heist. Sure, it seems obvious, but it's a tip that ...

Reality Bites: Toothless Woman In Need Of Healthcare Robs Bank For Dentures

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 02.02.2012 | Crime

Some law enforcement officers take a bite out of crime, but a woman in Pennsylvania says she resorted to bank robbery just to chew her food more easil...

Thieves Raid ATMs After Blasting Hole In Bank's Wall

Posted 12.28.2011 | Crime

A Virginia bank has become a bit of a hole in the wall after ATM thieves blasted their way in from an adjacent storefront. In what sounds like a he...

Man Robs Bank Armed With Glue Gun

Posted 12.22.2011 | Crime

This is one sticky stick up. A robber held up an Indianapolis, Ind. bank armed with a glue gun, police allege. The crook threatened bank employe...

California's 'Geezer Bandit' Could Be Anyone, Even A Young Woman In A Mask

Posted 12.16.2011 | Crime

A bank robber dubbed the "Geezer Bandit" who's accused of 16 Southern California heists over two years may not be a geriatric crook after all. Ban...

Spider-Man Robs Maryland Bank (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Blond Bandit, meet Spider-Man. Patch reports that the Prince George's County Police Department is looking for an armed man they suspe...

Siblings Accused Of Robbing Bank -- On Their Block

Posted 11.30.2011 | Weird News

It's good to have a short commute -- so long as you aren't a bank robber. Police in Maryland arrested a pair of siblings accused of holding up an M...

Armed With Pesticide, Bug Spray Bandit Robs Bank

Posted 01.08.2012 | Weird News

He was armed and dangerous -- particularly to insects. Law enforcement officials in California are seeking information about a man who robbed a Ran...

'George Bush' And 'George Bush' Rob Seattle Bank

Posted 12.21.2011 | Weird News

Trick or treat! Seattle police say that two men wearing caricature masks resembling former President George W. Bush robbed a bank late Thursday aft...

Man Wears FBI Hat In Wells Fargo Bank Robberies

The Washington Post | Posted 12.18.2011 | DC

A new bank has come to Washington, and authorities say a man took a novel approach as he tried to rob it: He wore a hat marked “FBI.” The old W...

UPDATE: Mom, Daughter Allegedly Robbed Bank Together

Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver

It’s always heartwarming to see mothers and daughters remaining friends into adulthood and making memories together, but robbing banks together? Tha...

Man Who Robbed Same Bank Three Days In A Row Arrested

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 11.30.2011 | New York

Police in New York have apprehended a man who robbed the same branch of a Manhattan Bank three days in a row. Charles Burnett, 29, is alleged to h...

Manhunt Underway In North Suburban Bank Robbery

Highland Park, IL Patch | Highland Park, IL Patch | Posted 11.01.2011 | Chicago

A robbery took place Thursday morning at the Chase Bank at 513 Central Avenue in downtown Highland Park. According to a news release issued by the ...

Alleged 'Bad Hair Bandit' Arrested

Posted 10.18.2011 | Weird News

A woman dubbed the "Bad Hair Bandit" during a series of alleged bank robberies throughout the West was caught after a heist in California, the FBI say...