They thought they’d never hear from her again— but she had other plans.
When the feds finally arrested him, they discovered that their suspect was actually a soft-spoken woman.
She was also a master of disguise, her cross-dressing outfits so carefully designed that law enforcement officials, studying bank surveillance tapes, had no idea they were chasing a woman.
What’s more, she was so determined not to hurt anyone that she never carried a weapon into any bank she robbed.
Beginning with that May 1991 trip to American Federal, she robbed lots of banks.
According to the FBI, she was one of the most unusual bank robbers of her generation, a modern-day Bonnie without a Clyde who always worked alone, never using a partner to operate as her lookout or drive her getaway car.