It’s hard to fault this guy. After all, the banks have robbed us. Or, more accurately, Congress has robbed us on behalf of the banks that own it. Can’t you just hear the teller? “Thank you for dropping by. Would you like some totally debased coins to go along with those fiat Federal Reserve notes?”
An Erie man who was “sick of being poor” took a bus to Meadville, where he robbed a bank Tuesday afternoon, the FBI said. He rode home in a taxi.
Cameron S. Minniefield was arrested Tuesday night at the Intermodal Transportation Center, 208 E. Bayfront Parkway. Authorities said he was trying to board an 8:50 p.m. bus to Cleveland.
Minniefield, 23, of 516 Raspberry St., admitted to the robbery, the FBI said. He told investigators that he entered the First National Bank at 837 Park Ave. at 1:13 p.m. with a blue scarf over his nose and mouth. He told a teller to give him money, police said. He did not show a gun.
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