Here we were, under the impression that today’s tech-savvy generation of young people know all about the social media and the Interwebs. But then why would a 19-year-old allegedly rob a bank and then post a YouTube video bragging about it — wearing the same clothes she wore during the heist — and expect no one would see it? SMH, TTYL, ROFL, etc.
Perhaps she thought if she didn’t speak, she couldn’t be caught? In the video (titled “Chick bank robber,” subtle!) the Nebraska teen, 19, holds up handwritten signs talking about the alleged crime, a holdup at a bank in Waco on Nov. 28. She fans out quite a bit of cash to prove her story, reports the New York Daily News.
The video’s description is also quite telling: “I just stole a car and robbed a bank. Now I’m rich, I can pay off my college financial aid and tomorrow I’m going for a shopping spree.”
Police say she’s even wearing the exact same clothes in the video that she had on during the $6,000 heist, where she allegedly pointed a gun and handed tellers a note reading: “You are being robbed! NO ALARMS OR LOCKS OR PHONES or INK BAGS! I have a loaded gun. You have 2 minutes.”
During the bragging footage, she holds up signs like “I told my mom today was the best day of my life… she just thinks I met a new boy,” and says the gun she had was fake. She accuses the government of taking her baby from her, saying the “system is a game.”
If it’s a game, you just lost by thinking no one looks at the Internet.
Teen bank robber from Nebraska brags about crime on YouTube video [New York Daily News]