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We can’t get enough of crime stories. Our posts about famous capers detail famous crimes and criminals, both recently and throughout history.

Advanced Background Checks Presents: Weird Crime Stories When you love someone, you may be willing to do a lot for them. But there are some things you just should not do. Like commit a felony. A man named Robert Rivas is accused of robbing the Utah Community Credit Union. His motive...
Advanced Background Checks Presents: Weird Crime Stories There are many ways to get somewhere if you don’t have a car. You could ask a friend, take public transportation or request a Taxi, Lyft or Uber. But one thing you should never do is make a fake bomb threat. It’s A Crime To...
Advanced Background Checks Presents: Weird Crime Stories It’s said that a man who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client. But what do you say about a man who hires a stuffed owl to act on his behalf? My Lawyer, My Bird. You might wonder who-who-who would do such a...
  There’s a famous fill-in-the-blank saying: “They told me I could be anything I want, so I became a …” You can claim to be anything at all. A Florida man recently discovered that this concept isn’t necessarily true. Let’s Play Cops Just because you want to be a Police Officer doesn’t mean you...
Advanced Background Checks Presents: Weird Crime Stories A Master Criminal meticulously plots every aspect of their misdeed. They make calculated decisions to ensure their crimes go smoothly, and nothing ties them to the wrongdoing. When a Master Criminal finally strikes, no one knows until it’s far too late. Then there are...
Advanced Background Checks Presents: Weird Crime Stories A man named T. Bontrager was recently arrested for burglary. This is a serious crime, but we’re hoping that one of his fellow inmates asks how he got caught. Because Bontrager would be forced to answer: “I needed a nap.” Crime Takes A Snooze Okay,...
Advanced Background Checks Presents: Weird Crime Stories Many of us know at least one person who’s had personal items stolen from their home. But how many of us know someone who had an entire home stolen? A vacationing family recently attempted to stay at their home away from home, a cabin...
Advanced Background Checks Presents: Unusual Crime Stories! A teenager in Eastlake Ohio recently managed to get away from pursing Police Officers. At least for a little while. The 18-year-old driver ran a red light one morning. His violation was seen by a nearby Officer, who attempted to pull the teen over....
Some crimes are never solved. There are criminal masterminds who meticulously plans schemes that will baffle Investigators for years to come. And then there are the pizza thieves who tried to sell their stolen goods to a group of on-duty Police Officers. A Pizza Crime History John Koozaata and Lewis Oozeva are...