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America's Dumbest Criminals: Wild and Weird Stories of Fumbling Felons, Clumsy Crooks, and Ridiculous Robbers

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100 crazy stories of America's dumbest criminals.

WARNING: The crimes you are about to read are true. The names have been changed . . . to protect the ignorant.

Here is the ultimate collection of the most incredibly stupid and painfully dumb attempts at crime ever brought together.

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Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 29th 1995 by Thomas Nelson
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Henri Moreaux
This is a very light non-fiction read, perfect for reading a couple of pages at a time in the bathroom as you drop the kids off at the pool or as something light before bed when you're too tired for reading something in depth but not tired enough to sleep.

Overall, there's some funny stories, some stupid stories and some mediocre stories, all in all it's an easy read about the stupidity of some criminals and their ill conceived plans which predictably end in arrest.

So whether your looking to fil
Mar 16, 2014 Carsen rated it liked it
The premise of "America's Dumbest Criminals" by Daniel Butler, Alan Ray, and Leland Gregory is to expose just how many dumb criminals there are in the crime world. Being a nonfiction book, the book is not as action-packed or plot-filled as any fiction counterpart, but it has its own quirks to it. The book is separated into many different stories of dumb criminals, but that format sometimes makes the book seem a bit tedious to read. The better parts of the book would be when they recount the many ...more
Omar Aden
Jun 05, 2007 Omar Aden rated it liked it
Recommends it for: freinds and famalies

If you are my type of reader, this book is the book you missing fo a long time."America's Dumpest Criminals" is the funneist non-fiction book that i ever read, this book is so halarious that i finished it in four days, and i couldn't stop reading this book each day.this crazy book is about how the police deal with dumpest criminals a life. on daily bases police face with some thing they want every one to know so this book to written to honor them. one story that i really liked in this book is a
Cassie Destremau
May 27, 2013 Cassie Destremau rated it it was ok
This book is separated into many stories that describe the events police officers experience with some very dumb criminals. From digging underneath a bank and geting busted to stealing something and end up confessing to it by accident, there is no doubt that this book does describe some of the weirdest stories to ever happen to police officers. However, I did not find the book funny. Certain stories were well written and I chuckled at the criminal but most of the time the stories weren't very we ...more
Jul 08, 2014 Kaethe rated it it was ok
Not as funny as you'd think, more just pathetic, really.
Michelle Hanson
Jul 07, 2016 Michelle Hanson rated it really liked it
Bailey Garland
This is a cool book. Its really funny, and stupid. If you hate reading like me this is a must read. In this book you hear about stupid criminals who really have no idea that there plans are majorly stupid. In one story there is a criminal who went to the trouble of gettting a mask, but then went in and robbed the store in his work uniform that said his name and the place he worked, he was tracked down VERY easily.
Apr 02, 2010 Taylor rated it really liked it
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this book is realy funny.their are lot of dumb people in the world.[tehe:]........... its just funny to me, how people can be stupid. well this bokk is realy hilariuos.SO READ IT!!!!!!!!........................................................................................................................................................................{tehe}
Oct 01, 2013 Utena rated it really liked it
How I feel about the stupidity contained within these pages:

But it was a fun read. I really must admit that there are some really stupid criminals out there. Some of them were a bag of french fries short of a happy meal.
Jun 18, 2013 Lela rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Such a funny book! It's hilarious what criminals do...that is the not so smart criminals... hahahaha
A collection of 100 true crime stories. Good but not great collection.
Dj Colter
Sep 17, 2010 Dj Colter rated it it was amazing
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it is funny you should read it.this book is about crimanals doing stupid stuff
Nov 06, 2009 Anna rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
ppl can be so dumb! too funny, was hard to put down!
Dakota Bush
Nov 11, 2010 Dakota Bush rated it liked it
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this was not very funny like the cover said
Jun 27, 2009 Hannah rated it did not like it
Shelves: non-fiction
Tedious and unfunny.
Jan 31, 2008 Ashley rated it it was amazing
very funny book.
Mike Cook
Jun 07, 2013 Mike Cook rated it liked it
Shelves: crime-true, humor
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