$1 bank robbery doesn’t pay off for man who said he was desperate for healthcare – latimes.com

$1 bank robbery doesn’t pay off for man who said he was desperate for healthcare

A $1 bank robbery was what Richard James Verone thought would get him thrown in jail so he could get the medical attention that he needs.

The unemployed, uninsured 59-year-old has a growth on this chest, two ruptured disks and something wrong with his left foot. He figured if he held up a bank for a dollar, he’d get thrown in the slammer and be seen by a doctor.

So, earlier this month, he walked into the RBC bank in North Carolina and handed the teller a note that said, “This is a bank robbery. Please only give me one dollar.”

It was Verone’s first attempt at crime. After he held up the bank with his note, he sat on a couch, unarmed, as the teller called 911, and they waited patiently and peacefully for the police to arrive.

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