The bank robbers who couldn’t shoot straight (or do anything right, really) | Curio

The bank robbers who couldn’t shoot straight (or do anything right, really)

26 mins | Jul 6, 2021

Geordies vs American gangsters; who will win? Joe and Tommy Duffy — a pair of self-proclaimed gangsters — were deported from the US after stints in the country’s toughest prisons. Then they hatched a plan to bring Bonnie-and-Clyde-style armed robbery across the pond. Paul Brown explores their disastrous attempt to emulate American-style crime in the Northeast of England.

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