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Thursday: February 18, 2010

New website exposes the dangers of improper social network usage.New website exposes the dangers of improper social network usage.

In a nutshell, a third party service posts your location status via Twitter. Someone managed to aggregate that content into one easy website for the entire world to see.  A happy day for burglars round the world.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 6:49 AM | Tags (7) | robbery | social | networking | dangers | bbc | pleaserobme | twitter |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 18 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: August 13, 2009

A quick lesson regarding how not to rob a bank.A quick lesson regarding how not to rob a bank.

A 34-year-old man is in custody after authorities say he gave a teller his account number and showed her his picture ID before robbing an Anchorage bank.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 8:06 AM | Tags (5) | bank | dumb | id | robbery | theft |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 12 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: July 13, 2009

FYI, a toy gun is no match for a cricket bat when robbing a gas station.FYI, a toy gun is no match for a cricket bat when robbing a gas station.

Sheriff's Cpl. Mike Gaull tells the Press-Register of Mobile that the employee noticed the gun had an orange tip on the barrel and grabbed the cricket bat. The suspect then ran out of the store without any money.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 4:42 PM | Tags (7) | offbeat | robbery | cricket | bat | toy | gun | dumb |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 2, 2009

If you're going to rob a gas station, make sure you actually have gas in the getaway car.If you're going to rob a gas station, make sure you actually have gas in the getaway car.

May that be a lesson to all of you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 2:56 PM | Tags (4) | dumb | gas | holdup | robbery |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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