Dumb and Dumber go to jail

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A Kiwi (ssshhhh not too loud, the Aussies may twig) and an Aussie dubbed Dumb and Dumber by the media for their inept bank robbery in Vail, Colorado have been sentenced to 4 and a half and 5 years in prison respectively.

Amazingly the media have labelled both as Australian even The Australian Newspaper (shhh, don’t tell them ones a Kiwi).

CNN.com: Two Australian men whose bumbling robbery of a bank earned them the nicknames “Dumb and Dumber” were sentenced to prison Friday by a federal judge who said even an inept bank robbery is a serious crime.Anthony

Summit Daily News: Two Australian men whose bumbling robbery of a Vail bank earned them the nicknames “Dumb and Dumber” in the Australian press were sentenced to prison Friday by a federal judge who said an inept bank robbery is still a serious crime.

The Australian: AUSTRALIAN thieves dubbed the “Dumb and Dumber” bank robbers have been sentenced to jail during an emotional hearing in Denver, Colorado.

US District Court Judge Phillip Figa overnight sentenced Luke Carroll to five years in a US prison, while Anthony Prince was sentenced to four and a half years.

Amazingly despite worldwide evidence to the contrary the New Zealand media has claimed on of these idiots.

Stuff: US prosecutors have released photos of bank robbers, New Zealander Anthony Prince and Australian Luke Carroll, posing while holding stacks of cash.

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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story.  And when he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet.   Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet, and as a result he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist that takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him.  But you can’t ignore him.