25 February 2005

TGIS: Thank God It's Schadenfreude! (2)

This week's joy in the misfortune of others comes courtesy of The Arizona Republic and the Associated Press (from Wednesday, February 23; link good at time of posting):
A caller to Chicago station WKSC-FM boasted about how he took part in a bank stick-up. A bank employee was listening and was amazed by the details in the caller's description of the robbery.

The bank employee called authorities and the FBI was able to trace the cellphone used to call the station. Randy Washington was arrested and has been charged with bank robbery, along with another man.

The FBI is also searching for four other alleged accomplices. Washington denies the allegation. He says he called the radio station to win a prize.
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