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Making robbers infamous

Shaggy Bandit, Tom Thumb – FBI nicknames mean trouble for those on lam
FBI spokesman Dave Joly says nicknames are kept politically correct.
A disguised boar hangs in an office at the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force headquarters in Denver.
A poster for a bank robbery suspect is passed around a meeting of the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force.
“The nicknames generate instant media coverage and instant public attention, and it gets quick results,” said Phil Niedringhaus, who heads the Denver-based Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force.
Detective Mark Woodward, the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force Bank Robbery coordinator, laughs during a meeting at the task force headquarters in Denver.

Making robbers infamous

FBI spokesman Dave Joly says nicknames are kept politically correct.
A disguised boar hangs in an office at the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force headquarters in Denver.
A poster for a bank robbery suspect is passed around a meeting of the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force.
“The nicknames generate instant media coverage and instant public attention, and it gets quick results,” said Phil Niedringhaus, who heads the Denver-based Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force.
Detective Mark Woodward, the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force Bank Robbery coordinator, laughs during a meeting at the task force headquarters in Denver.
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