He carries a gun, wears prescription glasses, and caps his head in a ratty, brown wig. But it's not the fashion police who are looking for the so-called "wig-wearing bandit," a man Canadian cops say has robbed four banks in just 15 days.
A Florida man was sentenced in the city of Winnipeg, Canada on Tuesday for robbing a bank. Rondell McGarrett Johnson pulled off the robbery while wearing a clown suit but will doubtless find nothing funny about his sentence.
A bank robber with a pistol and a home-made bomb picked the wrong bank to rob in Austria Monday when an 82-year-old grandmother struck him with her handbag and ripped his mask off, shouting: "if you want money get a job!"
A video showing a bumbling bank robber caught by a closed-circuit tv camera shooting himself in the foot while guarding the door in a bank heist has went viral after being featured on the Internet.
December was a busy month for an alleged bank robber in the Halton Region of Ontario, with three robberies under his belt. That third robbery proved to be his undoing with his arrest shortly afterward.
There are few bank robbers more infamous than John Dillinger who was shot dead by FBI agents in 1934. A pistol that had once belonged to him sold at auction for almost $100,000. Read all about this odd purchase by a private collector in Los Angeles.
Timothy Elliot hit the jackpot when he purchased the $10 scratch off ticket at the Hyannis supermarket. Unfortunately, that purchase was in violation of his probation. Seems Tim robbed a bank in 2006 and isn't allowed to gamble.
It's happened to us all before. You're in a rush to get somewhere and you leave something important, maybe a laptop or cellphone, at home. Most of the time however, that item is not a bag to put your stolen money in!