After a San Diego man named Alvin Lee Neal inserted his ATM card into the teller window at a downtown Wells Fargo, a clerk asked him if he needed any assistance.
In potentially the largest bank heist on record, an Eastern European hacker ring is stealing an estimated $1 billion from banks by infecting computers with malware and siphoning money. But how the hackers infiltrated these banks speaks to a much bigger problem: The current security standards (or lack thereof) at…
This is so incredible that I think I've seen this in a movie before.* And if I didn't, it should be put in a movie immediately. Genius bank robbers dug a 100 foot tunnel from a parking garage across the street to the bank's safe deposit room and walked away with over $15,000,000 in goods.
Whether you're just trying to find a way to that restaurant you keep hearing about, or you want to hunt down bank robbers at large for some (ill-advised!) vigilante justice, Google Maps has got you covered. At least, now that the FBI whipped up its own robber-tracking map, complete with all your local miscreants.
I'm not sure if I should be more impressed that this Prince George's County criminal has successfully knocked over a string of banks without being caught or the fact that he had the balls to rob them while threatening to detonate a nuclear weapon.
Let's say you really, really need to rob a bank, like in under four minutes. But there's all this pesky bulletproof glass between you and the terrified tellers! If you can relate, take a tip from this industrious Chinese bank robber, who understands that "bulletproof" glass doesn't mean you can't axe the bejeezus…
A gang of European blokes just landed in gaol after trying to steal over $300 million in what would've been the greatest techno-heist in history. What stopped them? A remarkable string of amazingly stupid decisions.