Man in Bernie Madoff Costume Robs Bank


A man dressed uncannily like Bernie Madoff has been robbing banks in Greenwich Village. Like Madoff, his crimes occurred in virtually plain sight — last month, he hit up the Capitol One Bank at University Place and 8th Street just after 11 a.m. and escaped with an unspecified amount of cash, and two weeks later he paid a visit to the branch at Hudson and 11th Street. There was one notable difference from Madoff in the second robbery, however. After instructing a teller to fill a bag with cash, according to DNA Info,

He fled the scene before getting any money, the NYPD said.

Bank Robber Looks Familiar [EV Grieve]