It’s a lot harder to “take the money and run” when the cash you want is trapped inside an ATM. But some daring thieves in Arkansas recently used a forklift in their effort to do just that.
A pair of smarties in Vancouver, Wash., snatched an ATM from a bowling alley early Monday morning. Their breaking-and-entering tool of choice? A Buick Rendezvous, which they used as a battering ram to drive in and haul off the ATM.
A Dallas TV news crew at the scene of an ATM robbery noticed a man hanging around who matched the description of a suspect. Their suspicions grew when the man robbed a driver in front of the camera.
Why risk robbing someone outside an ATM when it's safer and more profitable to steal the machines — capable of holding up to $200K — with a chain and a stolen truck? The video below shows how easy is it.