FBI Miami
Public Affairs Specialist Jim Marshall
(754) 703-2000
January 18, 2019

FBI Seeks Information on Multi-State Bank Robber

MIAMI—The FBI is seeking information about an unidentified bank robber who has robbed at least seven banks in six states since December 28th, 2018.

Investigators have dubbed him the “Traveling Bandit” based on the great distances he has covered committing these robberies. They believe the robber may strike again in the near future given his pattern of past robberies.

  • Friday, December 28, 2018
    3:21 pm
    Aventura, Florida
    Capital Bank
    FBI Miami Division
  • Wednesday, January 2, 2019
    1:00 pm
    Asheville, North Carolina
    Suntrust Bank
    FBI Charlotte Division
  • Friday, January 4, 2019
    3:00 pm
    Johnson City, Tennessee
    Mountain Commerce Bank
    FBI Knoxville Division
  • Tuesday, January 8, 2019
    12:48 pm
    Mt. Juliet, Tennessee
    US Bank
    FBI Memphis Division
  • Thursday, January 10, 2019
    9:40 am
    Prattville, Alabama
    TrustMark Bank
    FBI Mobile Division
  • Monday, January 14, 2019
    4:50 pm
    Mt. Vernon, Illinois
    5th 3rd Bank
    FBI Springfield Division
  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
    4:00 pm
    Price Branch, Utah
    Wells Fargo Bank
    FBI Salt Lake City Division

So far, no one has been injured during the robberies. The suspect usually approaches the counter and presents a note demanding money and threatening a weapon then departing the bank on foot.

He may be driving a white Ford Explorer or Expedition.

Anyone with information about this robber is urged to call (754) 703-2000, their local police, or contact nearest FBI Field Office or submit a tip online at: https://tips.fbi.gov.

The FBI and numerous local and state law enforcement agencies continue their investigation.

No further information is available.