These Guys Tried to Pass Off Melting Blocks of Ice as $4k Worth of iPads

Committing insurance fraud, mail or otherwise, is universally a fairly dumb thing to do—especially when your plan is literally designed to fail. Like, say, that of 29-year-old idiot Nathan Meunch and friend. Because if you're trying to pass off a soggy, dripping cardboard box stuffed with ice as a $4,000 stack of… » 8/14/13 3:15pm 8/14/13 3:15pm

Idiot Steals Gas from Cop Car, Posts Picture on Facebook, Goes Directly…

This is Michael Baker. Michael is 20 years old, lives in Kentucky, and likes The Bucket List on Facebook. I know these things because Michael has not activated his Facebook privacy settings, which is something that's recommended in most cases but absolutely essential if you're going to post pictures of yourself… » 4/19/12 8:55am 4/19/12 8:55am

Bad Apple Store Genius Stole $16,000 in iPhones

The Apple Store in Charlotte's Northlake Mall is presumably like any other: clean, crisp, tidy. But underneath the pristine veneer, an unidentified employee spent nearly six weeks this winter stealing iPhone after iPhone from the Genius Room. Twenty-five handsets, to be precise, worth $16,425 retail. Steal different! » 2/22/12 10:00am 2/22/12 10:00am

Man Turns Weed Whacker Into Cop Whacker After Failed Sears Return

All 28-year old Gary Burke wanted was to return his weed whacker to Sears, just like his father had and his father's father before him. But when he was turned away because the lawn and garden section was closed by the time he got there, he exercised his right as an American crazy person to lose it in the most… » 5/03/11 10:00pm 5/03/11 10:00pm

This Robber's Worst Enemy Is His Own Ski Mask

As much as we've evolved as a species, why does it so often feel like we haven't taken petty criminals along for the ride? Case in unfortunate point: this gentleman, whose plan to rob a convenience store was wholly undone by his inability to put on a mask while a surveillance camera stared and stared and laughed and… » 3/09/11 6:00pm 3/09/11 6:00pm

Determined Bank Robber Proves That "Bulletproof" Doesn't Mean…

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… » 2/28/11 9:40am 2/28/11 9:40am