Friday, October 10, 2008

Bank Robber Uses Craigslist to Aid in Getaway

A guy wearing a yellow vest, safety goggles, a blue shirt and respirator mask approaches an armored truck driver in front of Bank of America and pepper sprays him, grabs the bag of money and then flees on an inner tube down a creek.

How did he get away?

Prior to the robbery, the robber placed an ad on Craigslist for road maintenance workers at an hourly wage of $28.50. The listing asked for individuals to meet in front of Bank of America at that appropriate time and wearing that appropriate outfit. Around a dozen look-alike decoys appeared to confuse police.

Here's a link to the article:>1=40000

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