Crime Might Pay as Bank Robberies Increase

Bank robbers hold up at least 23 banks somewhere in the United States every day. The number of bank robberies rose about 5 percent in 2006 -- 7,272 incidents in all. From three gun-wielding young men robbing a bank in Illinois to a middle-aged man in Texas claiming to be a father who had been just laid off, bank robbery remains one of the most common and troubling crimes facing police. From Bonnie and Clyde to Costumes The robbers are overwhelmingly men, often showing up in costumes,...Full Story
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