10 of the Dumbest Criminals of All-Time Caught on Camera


Did you ever play cops and robbers as a child? Were you always the cop and never the robber? From bank robberies and car hijackings to insurance fraud and convenience store burglaries, the real life game of cops and robbers takes on a variety of forms. While most criminals know the basics of committing a crime, there are quite a few who don’t know the first thing about being a decent criminal.

From hiding your face to planning your crime, these are simple lessons in Criminal Life 101 that help criminals avoid getting caught. Unfortunately, however, not all criminals are smart or savvy enough to live the thug life. And, thanks to smartphones and cameras, finding these fools isn’t hard to do.

Consider this, then, as a master class on how not to commit a crime (which you shouldn’t be doing anyway!). We found 10 of the dumbest criminals of all-time caught on camera who are now paying the price for their crime. With a complete lack of skill and absolutely no plans, these fools were caught red-handed on camera because of their stupidity. Sit back and enjoy these complete criminal fails that lead to well-deserved justice!