Funny Bank Robberies

Geography Lesson for the Bank Robber

First thing one Monday morning, a robber broke into the bank, and pointed his guns at the cashier said,

‘Give me all your money, or you’ll be GEOGRAPHY!’

The cashier laughed and said, ‘You mean to say ‘HISTORY.’

The robber answered, ‘Don’t change the subject.’

 Sign Here

Louise went into her bank to cash a cheque.  She looked so hesitant that the cashier went to help her.  ‘Please sign the back of the cheque’, the teller told her, ‘as you’d sign a letter’.

Louise looked extremely grateful, scribbled on the cheque, and passed it back to the cashier.

Signed on the back was: ‘Yours affectionately, Louise.’

Foiled Bank Robbery

The Weiner Journal reported this item last Monday: a prospective bank robber was foiled in an attempt to rob the Landeskbank-Hypothekenbank in Vienna when he was directed to a different counter.

The clerk he approached told him that she did not ‘deal with those types of queries’.

There was a big queue for the next cashier so the man, who was holding a silver box that he claimed was a bomb, fled before repeating his request.

Clerk Maria Bertel said, ‘He came up to me wearing his scarf wrapped high around his face and said he wanted money. I said I didn’t deal with money here and told him to go to the next counter.

‘It was only afterward I realized he was trying to rob the bank. We called the police, but by the time they came he had run off.’

Houston Woman Nearly Foils Bank Robbery

Women white car

A Houston woman, identified only as Blanca to us, was cashing a check [cheque  – UK] at the Chase bank in Uvalde, Texas.

At that precise moment, some armed bank robbers stormed in.

Bianca was so frightened that she ran out and into the first car she saw and drove away.

It was only sometime later that she found out that she had taken the robber’s getaway car. We learned that the robbers ended up getting away, but police said they had to carjack someone to do it.

Fortunately, that driver wasn’t hurt – and neither was Blanca.

Get Out Of The Car!

This is a true account recorded in the Police Log of Sarasota, Florida

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An elderly Florida lady did her shopping and, upon returning to her car, found four males in the act of leaving with her vehicle.

She dropped her shopping bags and drew her handgun, proceeding to scream at the top of her lungs, “I have a gun, and I know how to use it! Get out of the car!”

The four men didn’t wait for a second threat. They got out and ran like mad.

The lady, somewhat shaken, then proceeded to load her shopping bags into the back of the car and got into the driver’s seat. She was so shaken that she could not get her key into the ignition.

She tried and tried, and then she realized why. It was for the same reason she had wondered why there was a football, a Frisbee, and two 12-packs of beer in the front seat.

A few minutes later, she found her own car parked four or five spaces farther down.

She loaded her bags into the car and drove to the police station to report her mistake.

The sergeant to whom she told the story couldn’t stop laughing.

He pointed to the other end of the counter, where four pale men were reporting a car jacking by a mad, elderly woman described as white, less than five feet tall, with glasses, curly white hair, and carrying a large handgun.

No charges were filed.

The moral of the story? If you’re going to have a senior moment … make it memorable.

And There’s More:

Two bankers are in a bank when armed robbers burst in.

While several of the robbers take the money from the tellers, others line the customers, including the bankers, up against a wall, and proceed to take their jewelry, wallets, and watches.

While this is going on banker number one puts something in banker number two’s hand. Without looking down, banker number two whispers, ‘What is this?’ to which banker number one replies, ‘It’s that $50 I owe you.’

Robyn leaves home for University and after several weeks she turns up at home in quite a distressed state. ‘Dad, you gave me some terrible financial advice,’ she splutters. ‘I did?’ responds her father, ‘What did I tell you?’

Well, you told me to put my money in that big bank, and now that big bank is in serious trouble,’ explains Robyn sniffing.

‘What are you talking about? That’s one of the largest banks in the whole country,’ he remarks, ‘there must be some mistake…..’

‘I don’t think so,’ Robyn interrupts, ‘They just returned one of my cheques with a note saying, “Insufficient Funds”.’

Financial Crises: The Funny Side

  • How do you define optimism? A banker who irons 5 shirts on a Sunday.
  • What’s the difference between an investment banker and a large pizza? A large pizza can feed a family of four.
  • Quote of the day [from a trader]: ‘This is worse than a divorce. I’ve lost half my net worth and I still have a wife’.
  • What do you call 12 investment bankers at the bottom of the ocean? A good start.
  • What’s the difference between Investment Bankers and London Pigeons? The Pigeons are still capable of making deposits on new BMWs.
  • What have Icelandic banks and an Icelandic streaker got in common? They both have frozen assets.
  • Latest news, the Isle of Dogs Building Society has collapsed. They’ve called in the retrievers.
  • Will talked to his bank manager the other day and he said he was going to concentrate on the big issues from now on.  He sold Will one outside Boots yesterday.

More Funny Bank Robberies

Patriotic Thieves

Masked bank robbers forced customers and cashiers to sing the Italian national anthem during a hold-up at a bank in Guidonia, near Rome.

Police reported that the men then escaped on a motorcycle with £25,000 in cash.[approx.$44,550]

 Failed Robbery – Can You Believe It!

A robbery at a school in Providencia, Chile was foiled when the pupils laughed at the perpetrator of the crime reports the newspaper Las Ultimas Noticias.

The teachers, pupils, and parents had been watching the rehearsal of a play that began with the words, ‘This is a robbery’.

The criminal used these words and the audience collapsed in fits of laughter. So taken aback, the robber snatched the registration money and fled from the school into the arms of the police who were on their way having been alerted to the robbery.

Funny Bank Robbery  – Candidate for Loser of the Year?

A man attempted to rob a Bank of America located in San Francisco. He walked into the branch and wrote, ‘This is a stickup. Put all your money in this bag’.

While standing in line, waiting to give his note to the teller, he began to worry that someone had seen him write the note and might call the police before he reached the teller’s window. So he left the Bank of America and crossed the street to Wells Fargo. After waiting a few minutes in line, he handed his note to the Wells Fargo teller. She read it and, surmising from his spelling errors that he wasn’t the brightest tool in the box, told him that she could not accept his stickup note because it was written on a Bank of America deposit slip and that he would either have to fill out a Wells Fargo deposit slip or go back to Bank of America.

Looking somewhat defeated, the man said, ‘OK,’ and left. He was arrested a few minutes later, as he was waiting in line back at the Bank of America.

Footnote: Please send us your funny bank robbery stories.  For example, a reader called ‘Marine’ sent this news item:

A Telling Bank Note

In Bowie, Maryland USA, a robber entered a bank and gave a teller a note demanding cash. After his demand was honored, he fled. Upon returning home, he was amazed to find the police waiting for him.  It appears he had written the note on the back of his bank deposit slip.

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