Dumb Criminals

One is the Lonely Number

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008 • Filed under Other, Robberies

No one should commit a crime or attempt to break the law for their personal gain. But people also shouldn’t sell themselves short. Dr. Phil taught me that.

The Ledger-Enquirer reported robbers knocked off a guy at a Wendy’s for one dollar.

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Chalk Another One Up for Darwin

Monday, December 29th, 2008 • Filed under Cars, Murderers, Other

If you’re a strong believer in the concept of intelligent design and a hater of the “Survival of the Fittest” theory, you might not want to read this story.

A car bomber in Belgrade blew himself up with his own car bomb, according to the B92 news service.

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Supply and Dumband

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 • Filed under Other

This news of a student offering a huge bribe for a small ticket actually comes as good news for once. It means the economy is back to normal. Hooray!

A student in Australia offered a cop $50,000 in exchange for not giving him a $3.80 tip, according to The Courier-Mail.

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Taking the Cake

Monday, December 22nd, 2008 • Filed under Theft

It’s amazing what some people will do for cake, like set themselves up for data theft and causing a massive national security breach.

Officials in Germany cracked the biggest data theft case of all time when they learned the people who committed it were trying to steal a Christmas cake, according to the Local.

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Fool’s Gold

Saturday, December 20th, 2008 • Filed under Theft

This post isn’t intended to be a knock on the hard working men and women of the U.S. Postal Service. It’s also not intended to help them either.

The AP reported that one postal worker got caught pawning some gold he stole from the mail to the pawn shop that sold it.

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The Red Badge of Dumbness

Thursday, December 18th, 2008 • Filed under Other

The photo you are looking at is not some random image of a fake badge that we pulled off of the Internet to accompany this blog post. This was actually used by the person in this story as a police badge.

Police busted a fake cop who tried to use a Chipoltle gift card as a police badge, according to KRLD.

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Goobernatorial: A Special Report

Monday, December 15th, 2008 • Filed under Other

Just about everyone in this corner of the world, even the people who haven’t picked up a newspaper since they saw OJ’s mugshot on the cover, knows about the saga or Rod Blagojevich. Even he isn’t safe from the dumb fairy.

Blagojevich for those of you who don’t know and should be ashamed of yourselves has been accused of using his influence as Illinois’ governor to threaten, intimidate and profit off of his various appointments, according to Reuters.

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Undercover Over Their Heads

Thursday, December 11th, 2008 • Filed under Cars, Theft

ONE OF LIFE’S LITTLE LESSONS #339: On the road of life, make sure you know who you’re passengers are because you just might be riding with a chainsaw wielding psychopath hitchhiker who is wanted in three states for crimes they haven’t come up with names for yet.

Two teens learned that lessons when they tried to steal an undercover cop car, according to Local10.com.

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