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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Ballad of the Whiskey Robber

i am out west writing.
one of the other writers out here with us is Julian Rubinstein who wrote:

Ballad of the Whiskey Robber: A True Story of Bank Heists, Ice Hockey, Transylvanian Pelt Smuggling, Moonlighting Detectives, and Broken Hearts

it is the story of Attila Ambrus which is so damn incredible (its my new favorite bank robber story). This guy used to be seen drinking a whiskey at a bar prior to his robberies, he never ever hurt anyone in his robberies and apparently he had some pretty amazing disguises, he used to give female tellers flowers right before robbing them, and also send the police wine bottles.

Ambrus is currently serving a 17 year sentence in a maximum security prison. Earlier this year Julian went back to the prison to see him...


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