Forward Thinking Genius? Thief Steals Shipment Of Next Year's New Hundreds

By Mack Rawden 4 years ago
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Like the rest of the population, criminals range in intelligence from brilliant to moronic. Well know where this unidentified dude falls on the spectrum based on whether hes quickly arrested or manages to avoid detection for a few years.

Yesterday morning, a plane landed at Philadelphia International Airport. It was carrying a large quantity of newly designed $100 bills set to hit the market in 2013. Following the successful landing, a courier service transported the notes to the Federal Reserve Building in East Rutherford, New Jersey. After they were unloaded a short time later, workers realized a healthy chunk of the $100s were gone.

Authorities have no idea exactly when the currency was stolen, but according to My Fox Philly, the FBI is hoping theyll catch the thief shortly after he tries to pass one of the bills. In order for that to happen, however, the mystery dude who stole the $100s would either need to be so stupid he doesnt realize the money looks different than what were all using now or so desperate he hes willing to bank on some idiot merchant not knowing what our currency looks like.

Its entirely possible the guy who took the money might try to pass it for one of the above reasons. I prefer to think hes some kind of evil genius who knew he was stealing future money and will just sit on it until weve all gotten so used to the new hundreds weve stopped thinking about this theft.

You can take a look at the new bills below, courtesy of the FBI

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