Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist

Netflix today dropped the trailer for the documentary Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist. 

2:28 PM. August 28, 2003. A man walks into a bank with a bomb locked around his neck. This is a true story.

Evil Genius: The True Story of America's Most Diabolical Bank Heist

In 2003 in Erie, Pennsylvania, a robbery gone wrong and a terrifying public murder capture the nation’s attention, and a bizarre collection of Midwestern hoarders, outcasts, and lawbreakers play cat-and-mouse with the FBI.  The Netflix Original Documentary Series From the Executive Producers of Wild Wild Country will launch globally on the streaming platform on May 11.

From the executive producers of Wild Wild Country, the truth behind an extraordinary criminal case, known as the “pizza bomber heist,” is brought to light in the four-part Netflix original documentary series Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist. In 2003 in Erie, Pennsylvania, a robbery gone wrong and a terrifying public murder capture the nation’s attention, and a bizarre collection of Midwestern hoarders, outcasts, and lawbreakers play cat-and-mouse with the FBI. Eventually, a middle-aged mastermind named Marjorie Diehl-Armstrong – once a town beauty, now a woman grappling with mental illness – is arrested. But 15 years later, Evil Genius proves there’s more to the conspiracy and murders than was ever thought.

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