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Thursday, October 1st, 2009 • Filed under Banks, Robberies

People who aren’t smart enough to know the difference between breaking and following the law probably didn’t have much schooling, but at least some of them were smart enough to grasp concepts beyond a 3rd grade level.

A bank robbery attempt was foiled because the teller couldn’t read the robber’s sloppy note, according to the AP.

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Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 • Filed under Banks, Robberies

The Orlando Sentinel.

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Deposit Your Brains at the Bank

Monday, September 7th, 2009 • Filed under Banks, Robberies

Banks are such stressful places. You’re herded into long lines that feel like rat mazes. You’re forced to fill out boring forms just so the bank can tell you you’re broke. And it’s all there for your “convenience”.

So it’s no wonder that a bank robber accidentally left his wallet at the scene, according to AP.

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See You Next Thursday

Friday, August 28th, 2009 • Filed under Banks, Robberies

When you repeat yourself, you also repeat your mistakes, like when you repeat yourself.

A bank robber who kept hitting banks on a Thursday got busted by the fuzz, according to the Associated Press.

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ID Stands for “Is Dumb”

Friday, August 14th, 2009 • Filed under Banks, Robberies

Banks are naturally stressful places. They create more unwanted headaches than a proctologist’s office built on top of a nuclear waste dump.

But it still doesn’t explain why a bank robber gave a teller his identification before he hoisted a gun on the joint, according to the AP.

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Time and Time Again

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009 • Filed under Banks, Robberies

It’s a good thing this guy doesn’t fall under a “Three Strikes” law or he’d only have one left…or maybe its two? Double jeopardy and all.

A man who served time for robbing bank was busted for robbing the same bank, according to the AP.

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Hitching a Ride to Prison

Thursday, July 9th, 2009 • Filed under Banks, Cars, Robberies

I’ve never understood the concept of hitchhiking as something other than a last resort. I don’t like it when people I know ride in my car. Why would I want a stranger who smells like he hasn’t bathed since the last Great Depression?

One bank robber got a ride from the scene of his crime by a police detective, according to the AP.

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To Dye For

Friday, June 19th, 2009 • Filed under Banks, Robberies

There is nothing wrong with being undeterred by your goal. But there is a fine line between determined and demented. It’s also a very zig-zaggy line and the demented side is located over the gravity-heavy end of a large cliff.

A man who stole money from a bank that was doused with explosive dye still tried to deposit it at another bank, according to the Chicago Tribune.

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