Monday, January 6, 2014

Bank Robbery Incident

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There are bank robberies, and there are robberies where the motive goes beyond just trying to steal money and look more like a cover story for murder or terrorism using military tactics and sometimes have political motives or extreme leanings

  • Anti-Vietnam war radicals
  • Military tactics and weapons
  • Islamist 
  • White nationalists

Reference
Today in the history of bank robberies http://www.historyorb.com/crime-history/bank-robberies/bank-robbers

oday in the History of Bank Robbers

Related Topics: Criminals

Historical Events

Events 1 - 11 of 11
1831-03-19 - 1st US bank robbery (City Bank, NY/$245,000)
1876-09-07 - Bank robbery by James/Younger fails (Cole/Bob/Jim Younger arrested)
1934-10-22 - In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.
1934-11-27 - Bank robber Baby Face Nelson dies in a shoot-out with the FBI.
1947-02-09 - Bank robber Willie Sutton escapes jail in Phila
1975-09-18 - Heiress-turned-bank robber Patricia Campbell Hearst captured by FBI in SF
1976-01-22 - Bank robbery in Beirut nets $20-50 million (record)
1976-09-24 - Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst sentenced to 7 years for her part in a 1974 bank robbery. Released after 22 months by Pres Carter
1979-02-01 - Patricia Hearst is released from a SF prison for bank robbery
1981-04-22 - Largest US bank robbery (Tucson Ariz), more than $3.3 million stolen
1999-05-28 - Two Swedish police officers are murdered with their own fire arms by the bank robbers Jackie Arklöv and Tony Olsson after a dramatic car chase.


By casualties
  1. 4 bank guards killed, suspect acquitted Father's Day Bank Massacre June 16, 1991 
  2. 2 stabbed to death, 1 injured, 1 arrested May 15, 2014 James Watts botched bank robbery stabs 3 women, 2 to death
  3. 2 killed including suspect and 1 policeman December 23, 2013 Mario Edward Garnett Bank Robbery Spree Iran War Threat
  4. Nov 17, 2011 1 police officer killed In Vallejo, California Henry Albert Smith is accused of robbing a bank and then shooting and killing Vallejo police Officer Peppino Messina after his car was spun out after a high speed chase and pursued on foot by the officer
By number of robberies


  1. November 28, 1996 Scott Scurlock Seattle Hollywood Bandit  The number of robberies, 18 in total, and the amounts stolen, almost $2.3 million, make Scurlock one of the most prolific bank robbers in the history of the United States.





Organizations, Terrorists and Gangs

  • Revolutionary Organization 17 November supported its operations with at least 11 bank robberies netting approximately US$3.5 million. Members of 17N kept detailed financial records, found in one of their safe houses in 2002, to document that the stolen money was used for revolutionary purposes.
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Thursday May 15, 2014 2 stabbed to death, 1 injured, 1 arrested James Watts botched bank robbery stabs 3 women, 2 to death  In St. Louis former convict and registered sex offender James Watts, 29 was charged Friday with a federal weapons count linked to a botched southern Illinois bank holdup. At bank closing, the gunman confronted the three victims, and forced the women back inside but, because the bank was closed, got no money from it, The suspect placed the victims' purses into a victim's SUV and fled. Two women stabbed to death and a third critically injured by a knife were found in a break room by  police.  The dead have been identified as 52-year-olds Anita J. Grace and Nita Jo Smith. After a 100 mph chase, Watts was arrested on an Ohio River train trestle with a semi-automatic pistol in his hooded sweatshirt.Watts had been sentenced to seven years in Illinois prison after pleading guilty in 2003 to felony charges that he sexually abused a child who was 11 years old. 

2 killed including suspect and 1 policeman December 23, 2013 Mario Edward Garnett Bank Robbery Spree Iran War Threat Mario Edward Garnett tried to rob a bank in Atlanta but failed and ended up robbing a customer at the bank's ATM. He then was next seen robbing a bank about 300 miles away in Tupelo, Mississippi. When police stopped a white car that was reported to be the getaway vehicle, Garnett got out of another car and ambushed the two officers, and officer Gale Stauffer died. Garnett was shot December 28 by a police detective after a bank robbery in Phoenix Arizona. He had used a rental car. He had previously been arrested in 2010 for leaving a threatening comment on a White House website ""If you order a strike on Iran, I'm going to come up there and blow your brains out on national TV" and cursing Israel.
  1. November 1, 2013

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    Man in Black' bank robbery defendant floods court with filings ...
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    Nov 28, 2012 - This summer, Wetsch, 50, of Minneapolis dismissed the second of two public ... executive, was indicted in February on 13 counts of armed bank robbery. ...that had been scheduled during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

    'Man in Black' robber should serve 14 years, prosecutor says
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    Oct 30, 2013 - Although Minnesota's most prolific bank robber admitted in court that... because he is Muslim, has two wives and had expressed support for the

    Islamic attire used as disguise in Philadelphia bank robberies - Los ...
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    Apr 25, 2012 - A string of bank robberies, carried out by people disguised in traditional Islamic woman's garb, has prompted concerns among religious, ...
Nov 17, 2011 1 police officer killed In Vallejo, California Henry Albert Smith is accused of robbing a bank and then shooting and killing Vallejo police Officer Peppino Messina after his car was spun out after a high speed chase and pursued on foot by the officer

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North Hollywood shootout - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The North Hollywood shootout was an armed confrontation between two heavily armed and armored bank robbers and officers of the Los Angeles Police Department in the North Hollywood district of Los Angeles on February 28, 1997. It resembled a terrorist attack more than just a robbery as a motive.

November 28, 1996 Scott Scurlock Seattle Hollywood Bandit William Scott Scurlock killed himself after police caught up to him following a botched robbery in which a chase which led to a shootout with several handguns and automatic rifles.  He used  Hollywood quality make-up to successfully robbed dozens of banks in the Seattle area and would escape in a van in which he could remove his makeup. The number of robberies, 18 in total, and the amounts stolen, almost $2.3 million, make Scurlock one of the most prolific bank robbers in the history of the United States. His motive for bank robberies were rooted at his anger at the government rather than just making money and he donated money to environmentalist causes. His accomplices, Steven Paul Meyers and Mark John Biggins, were each sentenced to 21 years imprisonment.


wikipedia 4 bank guards killed, suspect acquitted Father's Day Bank Massacre was a bank robbery and shooting that took place on Sunday, June 16, 1991 at the United Bank Tower (now known as the Wells Fargo Bank Building) in Denver, in the U.S. state of Colorado. The perpetrator killed four bank guards as well as holding up six tellers in the bank's cash vault. An estimated $200,000 was stolen from the bank. Nearly three weeks later, on July 4, 1991, authorities arrested retired police officer James W. King, age 55 at the time, for the crime. The subsequent trial was broadcast nationally on Court TV. After a highly publicized trial and nine days of deliberation, the jury acquitted Mr. King. The crime remains unsolved and is considered a cold case.[1][2]

Symbionese Liberation Army - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to Hibernia Bank robbery - [edit]. The next action taken by the SLA was to rob a branch of the Hibernia Bank at 1450 Noriega Street in San Francisco ... The United Federated Forces of the Symbionese Liberation Army (SLA) was an American self-styled left-wing revolutionary group active between 1973 and 1975 that considered itself a vanguard army. The group committed bank robberies, two murders, and other acts of violence. The SLA became internationally notorious for kidnapping media heiress Patty Hearst, abducting the 19-year-old and her 26-year-old boyfriend Steven Weed from their home in Berkeley, California



Bonnie And Clyde: Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) and Clyde Chestnut Barrow (March 24, 1909 – May 23, 1934) were American outlaws and robbers from the Dallas area who traveled the central United States with their gang during the Great Depression. At times, the gang included Buck BarrowBlanche Barrow,Raymond HamiltonW. D. Jones, Joe Palmer, Ralph Fults, and Henry Methvin. Their exploits captured the attention of the American public during the "public enemy era" between 1931 and 1934.

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