Bank Robbery for Beginners

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Macmillan, Nov 1, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages
They were tagged 'Dumb and Dumber' by the US media in a story that made headlines - and jokes - around the world. Two Australian boys on a working holiday in the snowfields of the American Rocky Mountains decided to rob a bank. Their plan was so hopelessly inept that although they escaped with over US$130,000 after threatening bank staff with a replica pistol, the trail of clues they left ensured they were identified almost immediately. Among the many things they did wrong was to rob a bank where they were regular customers (staff instantly recognised them and their impossible-to-disguise Australian accents), to tip a taxi driver $20,000, and then to photograph themselves holding up bundles of the stolen money, all before attempting to buy one way tickets to Mexico in cash.

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Bank Robbery for Beginners

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The press nicknamed them `Dumb and Dumber'. Anthony Prince and Luke Carroll, two 19-year-olds from Byron Bay, were in Vail, Colorado in 2005 when they armed themselves with replica pistols and robbed ... Read full review

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Typically awsome Jack Marx book, I can't wait to read more from this awesome writer.

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About the author (2010)

Anthony Prince grew up in NSW's Northern Rivers district. After his release from prison in the US he returned to Byron Bay and is about to finish a university business degree.

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