A life of crime is certainly a thing that you should never get yourself into lest you should lose yourself. However, our list this time groups the dumbest criminals you will ever see in your life. Let’s just say that getting into the life of crime they should have known better.
10. The deaf robber
Klaus Shmidt, the aspiring robber, entered a bank in 1995 with a gun threatening the officials to give him the money or else. Not much of the typical heist, our unfortunate dumb bank robber was deaf that the bank official was asking him if he needed a bag for the man and he answered a totally different question. The official noticed that and rang the alarm at once and the poor guy did not know what hit him.
9. The beer-loving fugitives
You might love beer, but how far this love would take you?! 19 fugitives were tricked by the police into turning themselves in. The criminals were invited to collect their winnings from the company that ran the promotion; each of them shall have a crate of beer. How good is that?! They contacted the ‘company’ and agreed to a certain date and time but unfortunately there was no beer, just the police taking them to custody!
8. The robber who gave his number
In 2008, the 18 year old robber Ruben Zarate went to rob a muffler shop in Chicago with a gun. However, the cashier told him that only the manager could open the safe and thus he gave his number to the cashier to inform him when the manager comes. Piece of cake!
7. The birth-certificate robber
Zachary Tentoni, the 26 year old resident of Southington, Connecticut, stole a woman’s purse which had in it the woman’s ID along with 40 dollars. During the struggle between him and the woman he dropped a bag of his own in which the woman found his birth certificate and a letter from his mother!
6. The donkey robbers
In colombia, three robbers stole a donkey as their getaway vehicle for the robbery which they committed three hours later. When the heist was over successfully and it was time to run Xavi, the donkey decided not to take part in this shameful act. The donkey made so much noise that the nearby officers got suspicious and the robbers had to run on foot leaving behind everything.
5. The phoning robber
In 2010, Albert Bailey and his accomplice phoned the bank they intended to rob to warn them and get 100.000 dollars ready. They then settled for only a hundred dollars only when they were in the bank. They got caught while trying to leave the bank which was in touch with the police the whole time
4. The robber and the manual car
In Omaha, Nebraska, 17 year old Maganga surprised a woman and her child with a gun while heading for their car. Maganga wanted to steal the car whose owner fled at once, however he could not mange to drive it for more than a few blocks as he was not familiar with manual cars. He was finally caught while trying to escape on foot.
3. Robbing a house full of police
It is one of the most unfortunate robberies what Darren kimpton, the Northampton resident, tried to undertake. He targeted a house which was already robbed earlier the same night. Not only that, but the police were already there investigating. Running away from this is almost impossible!
2. The robber who handed over the gun
The Halifax bank in London got its share of ridiculous robbery attempts. The robber entered with a gun in one hand and a bag in the other. He wanted to steal 700.000 pounds, however, in hia confusion he handed the gun to the bank official instead of the bag. After a little struggle, he managed to escape using the official’s bike. At least he did not leave empty handed!
1. Bad disguise
Dennis Hawking, the 48 year old Pittsburg resident, used a disguise which was a failure when trying to rob a bank. A blonde female wig, a pair of fake breasts and a clown pants was his idea of disguise. He did not even bother to shave his moustache which made spotting him out even easier.