When we think of the classic American bank robbery, the image that comes to mind is probably of notorious gun-toting couple Bonnie and Clyde.
But now U.S. police have released pictures of the first ever bank raid caught on camera – dating all the way from 1957.
On April 12 that year, armed robber Steven Ray Thomas and his female accomplice Wanda Di Cenzi entered a bank in Cleveland Ohio and forced staff [...]
Despite inflation decreasing their value, bank robberies are on the rise in the United States. According to the FBI, in the third quarter of 2010, banks reported 1,325 bank robberies, burglaries, or other larcenies, an increase of more than 200 crimes from the same quarter in 2009. America isn’t the easiest place to succeed financially these days, a predicament that’s finding more and more people doing desperate things to obtain money. Robbing [...]