Category Archives: Criminal Masterminds

Here’s Another Hot Tune

Untitled document A volunteer at a community radio station in Austin, Texas became angry when the playlist he had submitted was changed. So he took direct action: He set fire to the radio station. AUSTIN, Texas – A volunteer at a … Continue reading

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Phony Tough Guy Meets Real Thing

Untitled document In fact, Jay Grodner, Chicago divorce lawyer and legend in his own mind, met a whole room full of the real things. Grodner vandalized a Marine's personal car, simply because the car had a marine insignia. When he … Continue reading

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Batter Up

Untitled document A terrified burglar ran like heck when confronted by the man who's house he was attempting to rob. One can imagine why he ran like the wind, too. It isn't often one is being chased down the road by … Continue reading

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Today’s Male Cringe Moment

Untitled document A man attempting to commit an armed robbery had what can only be described as a really, really bad day. He walked into the store, demanding money and a pack of cigarettes. That's when things started going south. … Continue reading

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In Chicago, The Dead May Vote…

Untitled document …But in New York City, they cash checks. Two men have been arrested for wheeling the dead body of a roommate to a local check cashing store and trying to cash the dead man's Social Security check. Oh, … Continue reading

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Department Of Cosmic Justice

Untitled document This is so ironic that no fiction writer would dare to try to put it in a story; nobody would believe it. A burglary suspect arrested by police cleverly gave a false address to avoid a search of … Continue reading

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Ho, Ho, Hand It Over

Untitled document Police in Poland are busy trying to locate a very bad Santa Claus. The unjolly old elf they seek robbed a village grocery store waiving what may have been a gun. Witnesses of the hold-up Thursday in Ploty, … Continue reading

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And In Today’s Narcissistic Cretin News

Untitled document A college student, a drama student at University of Montana has been charged with assault. His offense: he thought it would be "funny" to push a pie into the face of a shopping mall Santa Claus and film … Continue reading

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Senior Crimefighter

Untitled document I just love stories like this. A 72-year old Long Island man fought off a 21-year old attacker who barged into the house demanding money. Sadly, the younger man was sent to rob the place by the nephew … Continue reading

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More Proof That Drugs Make You Stupid

Untitled document So a guy walks into a police station in Connecticut, smoking a cigar. He was told that there was no smoking in the station, so he stubbed the cigar out. But when officers sniffed around a little bit, they realized … Continue reading

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The Million Pound Dollar Bank Note

Untitled document I'm afraid this item is not as amusing as the Mark Twain short story The Million Pound Bank Note, but then, it isn't fiction. An unidentified man in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania actually tried to pass a $1,000,000 bill in … Continue reading

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Hansel And Cable

Untitled document Once upon a time there was a German man who was known to police by his fingerprints. One day he decided that working for a living was much too hard and that stealing copper cables was much, much … Continue reading

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Definite Top Ten Contender

Untitled document This genius has got to be in contention for the top ten list of Criminal Masterminds – and possibly an honorable mention in the Darwin Awards as well. The would-be holdup man in Bucaramanga, Colombia had a gun, so … Continue reading

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“Excuse Me, Officer. Could You Move So I Can Rob The Bank?”

Untitled document Today's criminal mastermind didn't exactly say that, but he did pass a uniformed police officer on his way to rob a bank. Not once, not twice, but three times. He walked right past the cop three times and … Continue reading

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Master Criminal Slips Through Russia’s Fingers

Untitled document Here is an update on the master criminal I wrote about earlier in the week: A University of Missouri-St. Louis graduate student must pay a fine of about 600 U.S. dollars, but otherwise has been cleared of charges … Continue reading

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