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Florida Criminal Googles Instructions on How To Rob A Bank

Thanks to the Internet you can have just about any question answered. For 26-year old William Joe Johnson of Pinellas County wasn’t quite sure about how to rob a bank. So he Googled, "How to Rob A Bank" and we assume, was able to learn the technique of walking into a bank, imply you have a gun and...
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Couple Serves Expired Food At Wedding Reception

There's an old saying at a wedding, Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue. But you'd never suspect the "old" portion of that rhyme would be referring to the reception food. Groom, Seigo and his bride, Romilde recently tied the knot and began the celebration at the couple'...
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Man Who Robbed Bank To Get Away From His Wife Gets An Unwelcomed Sentence

Oh the irony! Back in September, 70-year old Lawrence John Ripple had an argument with his wife, in what we can only assume it was over money. That's because Lawrence robbed Brotherhood Bank Trust in Kansas City, Kansas, by handing the teller a note stating he had a gun and demanded money. But once...
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Bank Thieves Cash Goes Up In Flames After Using Blow Torch

Crime really doesn't pay, especially for some bank crooks in Everett, Washington. Tuesday morning police posted pictures of the Coastal Community Bank ATM on their Twitter feed, looking for the public's help for those responsible for attempting to rob it of its cash. Attempted is the key word as...
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States Having Hard Time Proving They Are Not A Scam With Unclaimed Property

Every day we seem to hear about a new scam with crooks trying to take your money. That's exactly what a South Carolina man thought when he was contacted by Curtis Loftis and told he was due $763,000 in unclaimed cash. Cutis happens to be the South Carolina State Treasurer as well as the president...
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A Paper Coffee Cup Foils The Perfect Crime

There are bank robberies and then there are bank robberies that can be written into a TV series, like this one! Off to Woodstock, Vermont, where on January 4th, a man enters the People's United Bank and hands the teller a robbery note. The robber fled on foot with $3,000 in cash. About that same...
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Strange Security Questions Asked From Bank's Web site

No doubt you've had a potpourri of security questions to choose from when registering for online access. From your home town to your mother's maiden name random questions are designed to authenticate you with questions you would only know. However one bank in India has some of the strangest...
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Drunk Driver Spends Over $1,000 On Newspapers To Keep His Mug Shot Away From Neighbors

Life is filled with moments of regret, such as the regret of 43 year old Joseph Talbot of Wayne County, New York. Last Thursday the vice president of a bank was swerving on the road and was pulled over by state troopers. No surprised the swerving was due to Joseph being drunk and after failing...
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Food Bank Plea For Donations

Bread of the Mighty Food Bank is asking for food donations to help fill a shortage of supplies. Canned meats, fruits and vegetables, powdered or evaporated milk, cereal, rice, pasta, mac and cheese, soup, peanut butter, crackers, oatmeal, cake mix are just some of the needed food items. If you can...
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100 Lucky Pennies In Circulation Are Worth $1,000

You probably have a cup full of them in a desk drawer, collecting dust. That of course is the penny! The US Mint has gone through much pain to reduce the costs in manufacturing the one cent piece from roughly 2.4 cents per penny in 2011 to 1.7 cents. But do we really need the penny? Has it outlived...
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