FBI Washington Field
Office of Public Affairs
(202) 278-3519
July 17, 2018

FBI Seeks Information on 'Fake Hair Don’t Care Bandit' Serial Bank Robber

WASHINGTON—The FBI Washington Field Office seeks assistance from the public to identify a female serial bank robber named the “Fake Hair Don’t Care Bandit,” who is suspected of committing five bank robberies in Washington, D.C. and Maryland.

The suspect is described as a black female and is believed to be in her late 20s to early 30s. She stands at approximately five feet five inches tall and weighs approximately 150 pounds. In each robbery, the suspect passed a note demanding money and fled the bank on foot after receiving the funds. She has frequently worn a wig and sunglasses during the robberies and has also carried various oversized bags.

There is a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the capture of this suspect.

Locations and Dates of Bank Robberies:

  • May 23, 2016, Bank of America, 4301 49th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C.
  • May 27, 2016, Wells Fargo, 5201 MacArthur Boulevard Northwest, Washington, D.C.
  • May 28, 2016, Wells Fargo, 4965 Elm Street, Bethesda, Maryland
  • June 20, 2017, Capital One, 5714 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, D.C.
  • August 1, 2017, Bank of America, 7520 Marlboro Pike, District Heights, Maryland

Photos of this suspect are available on the FBI’s Wanted Bank Robber website: https://bankrobbers.fbi.gov/robbers-container/2018-07-24.5425455004.

Please contact the FBI Washington Field Office at (202) 278-2000 or submit a tip at https://tips.fbi.gov if you have any information concerning this suspect or these bank robberies.