Crime

Photos: $50K reward for Trash-Talking Bandits after biggest recent Colorado bank robbery

They may have been dressed like paranoid beekeepers, but their foul-mouthed ways earned them a much tougher-sounding nickname: the Trash-Talking Bandits. And they're wanted for what the FBI believes is among the biggest bank robberies in Colorado history, as well as one with a bizarre aftermath. How so? Apparently, one of the bandits gave some, but not all, of the purloined cash to his attorney, who returned it to the authorities. But because the lawyer won't name his client, law enforcers are naming him. Photos, video and the weird details below.
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