Top 5 Notorious Female Bank Robbers

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For some reason, being fascinated with bank robbers is almost as American as apple pie. Hollywood loves them, for sure. Who can forget the opening scene of “The Dark Knight,” the 2008 Batman movie that began with an extraordinary bank heist? Bank robberies are exciting, scary and just so wrong. Yet, you have to be clever and cunning to rob a bank successfully. And what could be more interesting than a female bank robber? What sort of woman would carry out such a macho endeavor?
Top 5 Notorious Female Bank Robbers

5Starlet Bandit

When you rob Hollywood banks, you naturally must wear movie-star sunglasses, don’t you, darling? That’s what led to this female bank robber’s glam moniker, the Starlet Bandit. Only, simply wearing large sunglasses isn’t all it takes to give you a starlet look. Authorities later described this criminal--who held up at least 10 banks in the Los Angeles area in two weeks in 2010--as being frumpy and dumpy, definitely not starlet stock. This case remains unsolved.

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