Even with all the technology we have today, and online bank hacking scams, old fashioned bank robbers still manage to get away without getting caught on tape. A robbery at Chase bank in Houston was carried out by two suspects who entered the bank, used a handgun to order everyone on the floor, and grabbed everyone’s cellphones. Once they had taken over the bank, they ordered the bank teller to give them the money. No complicated scam, no dramatic exit, nothing. They then hopped into a black 1998 Ford F-150 pickup (that was reported stolen) and abandoned it later. The suspects are currently unidentified, at large, and wanted by the police.

One of the suspects is described as black, thin, and about 5-foot-10 with a light complexion. He wore a brown or tan jacket, cream-colored pants and brown shoes. The other man is described as black, thin and about 6-foot-2, with a light complexion. He wore a brown jacket, cream-colored pants and brown shoes. The driver of the pickup is unidentified and police have no description of him.

If anyone has any information about this case, police will pay up to $5,000 for information which leads to the suspects’ arrest.

(Via Chron)

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comethief A man in Austin, Texas, awoke from a coma to find himself the victim of identity theft. Within the two months that he was unconscious, a woman had used his debit card to steal over $1,300 from his bank account. The man had his backpack in the hospital room with him, which also had his wallet with debit card in it.

“It’s disgusting. It’s bad enough that it was stolen from him, but he obviously wasn’t aware of it, couldn’t take care of himself and someone took advantage of that fact,” Police Detective Matt Conley said.

Thankfully for the man, the thief’s photo has been taken at some of the ATMs and police are now looking for her. She’s Hispanic, in her late 20’s to mid-30’s.  She has a young child and drives a maroon 2005-2006 Chevrolet Silverado LS crew cab or extended cab pickup with a tan interior and a black toolbox in the bed. If you have any information, call the APD Financial Crimes Unit at 974-5290. or CrimeStoppers at 472-TIPS.

(Via Kens5)

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