Lawrence Ripple entered the bank and gave the teller a note that said, “I have a gun, give me money.” Ripple didn’t have a gun, and strangely, he didn’t actually want the money. After the teller handed over $3,000 in cash, Ripple sat down in the lobby and waited for the cops to come. This didn’t take long since Ripple chose a bank with a police station on the same block.
Natalie Price was in dire straits. She was in the middle of a divorce and was struggling to put a roof over her children’s heads. After losing her job, she was at her wit’s end. With no other options, she moved in with her parents. At 2 AM, she woke up in pain. She was having a heart attack.