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Nobody Move! This Is a Film Project

"Knowing Joe, it wasn't really a surprise," said one of Joe's friends about the news that Joe had robbed two banks. "I don't think he meant anything by it other than he was just trying to get some good footage." Whether…


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NOTE: Trying to Blow Up an ATM Could Backfire

Literally, as in this effort earlier this week by a thief in Darwin, Australia. Looks like he pumped some sort of gas into the machine, then struck a match—you can guess what happens next but the video is worth 20…


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What Does a Security-Camera Thief Look Like?

Well, one of them looks like this: According to the BBC (thanks, Harry), this guy stole two CCTV cameras on Sunday, taking his own mugshot in the process. The image was first posted on the police department's Facebook page, but…



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The Mansons Are Registered at Bed Bath & Beyond

Not even kidding: As I'm sure you know by now, or if not I'm telling you, Charles Manson and Afton Elaine Burton were issued a marriage license on November 7. The bride is an attractive 26-year-old who hails from the…


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I Bet That Finger Wasn’t Even Loaded

If I spent a little time searching I could probably find an example of a less effective robbery, but this'll do for today: The suspect said, "Give me your wallet or my buddy will beat you up," but the victim…


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Coma-Faker Pleads Guilty to Fraud

Doesn't seem like it should have taken two years to establish this, but it turns out Alan Knight was lying when he claimed to be quadriplegic and/or comatose in order to avoid court appearances and delay his prosecution. He even…


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ADVISORY: Do Not Attempt to Yank Down the Shorts of a U.S. Marshal

There are exceptions to any rule, of course, but the exceptions here are really quite limited. Perhaps you are also a U.S. marshal and are attending an informal gathering of U.S. marshals during which shorts-yanking horseplay might be expected. Or…


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Sovereign Citizen’s SUV Loaded With Chickens & Ammo

First, credit where credit is due. I got this on Twitter from @xarph, who says he has a Google news alert set up for “sovereign citizen” and reports that the results are “always amazing.” Credit also goes to Raw Story…


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Burglar Defeated by Door Marked “Push”

The world seems somehow different now that Robin Williams is gone, and although any departure changes the world to some extent, this one has affected me (and, clearly, many others) a lot more than most celebrity departures do. He seems…