Fifth Third Bank
A man charged with robbing a bank in the Loop on Tuesday is believed to be the Benchwarmer Bandit, suspected by the FBI of at least five other bank jobs.
Officials of the northern Illinois community of Dixon approved a $40 million settlement late Tuesday with auditors and a bank in the case of former Comptroller Rita Crundwell’s theft of nearly $54 million in city funds.
A suspect was nabbed just minutes after the robbery of a west suburban bank branch Tuesday morning by a police officer who was having coffee at a Starbucks a few doors down.
A man and woman working together robbed a bank in the Southwest Side McKinley Park neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon.
Senator Dick Durbin said today that some of the nation’s biggest banks are now offering what are essentially payday loans, with interest rates as high as 400-percent.
About 9:15 a.m., an unknown suspect entered the Fifth Third Bank branch at 1645 Larkin Ave. and announced the robbery, a release from Elgin police said. The suspect left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in an unknown direction.
A man who robbed a Loop bank branch robbed Friday morning is suspected of three other downtown bank robberies over the past month, according to the FBI.
A cat from Berwyn has been spared, despite an order in the will of her deceased owner.
If you’re one of the millions of people who use banking text alerts, beware. Suspicious text messages went out to cell phones across Chicago this weekend warning of “locked debit cards.” But as CBS 2’s Mai Martinez reports, it’s just a new take on an old scam.
A 40-year-old man apologized for robbing a South Side bank, after he was arrested about an hour after taking $823 from a bank in the McKinley Park neighborhood.
The FBI is releasing surveillance photos of a man who robbed a west suburban bank branch Tuesday.