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Wanted by the FBI

Most Wanted Terrorist

 

 DAMAGE BY MEANS OF FOOD AND COFFEE STAINS TO U.S. PROPERTY; TRANSPORT IN INTERSTATE COMMERCE OF UNLABELED T-SHIRTS; CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT T-SHIRT PIRACY;  TO BE IN POSSESSION OF UNIRONED T-SHIRTS ON OR ABOUT THE PERSON ON AN AIRCRAFT; HIJACKING AND DESTRUCTION OF T-SHIRTS AND FEDERAL PROPERTY; CONSPIRACY TO COMMIT OFFENSE OR DEFRAUD THE U.S.; AIDING AND ABETTING UNPOPULAR CAUSES; ASSAULT OF A CUSTOMS OFFICER IN THE LINE OF DUTY

 

The T-Shirt Bandit

 

Bandit at left in South Africa ca. 1995 T-shirt Bandit in United States 1988 T- shirt Bandit at left in India ca.1994
T-shirt bandit (w/ book) Peru 1979 T-shirt bandit Mexico 1992 T-shirt bandit at right, Portugal 1990
T-shirt bandit at left in Zimbabwe ca.1985 T-shirt bandit at left or right ca. 1988 in France T-shirt bandit Germany 1997
T-shirt bandit Brazil Sept., 2001 (Note cautious woman holding T-shirt) T-shirt bandit Seattle 2001

Aliases: Known in some areas as the chameleon or the master of disguises

DESCRIPTION

Date of Birth Used:  Unknown Hair: Unknown
Place of Birth: Unknown Eyes: Unknown
Height: Unknown Sex: Unknown
Weight: Unknown Complexion: Unknown
Build: Unknown Citizenship: Unknown
Languages: Unknown
Scars and Marks: Birth mark on left big toe in the shape of a T-shirt
Remarks: May be epileptic; likes to walk barefoot; keeps feet well groomed

CAUTION

The T-Shirt Bandit is wanted for his alleged participation in the international T-shirt smuggling network. His activities have resulted in substantial loss of revenue in Disney theme parks worldwide.  The US commerce department attributes the recent economic slump on Bandit related income lost from tourism and general fears of loss of T-shirts.  On June 12, 2000, the T-shirt bandit hijacked a Hanes T-shirt shipment in Washington, D.C., which resulted in a severely frightened truck driver, the significant destruction of property and commerce, and the wounding of numerous pedestrians when the hijacked truck lost control and ran over a hotdog cart and crashed into the Recording Industry Association of America offices.

REWARD

The Rewards For Justice Program, United States Department of State, is offering a reward of up to $25 million for information leading directly to the identification, apprehension or conviction of the T-shirt Bandit.

SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS 

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS PERSON, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL FBI OFFICE OR THE NEAREST AMERICAN EMBASSY OR CONSULATE.


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A fictional news story created by Rachel Rose for Howard Besser's Development of Cultural Information Sources Using Digital Multimedia Winter 2002 UCLA Department of Information Studies

Last updated on: February 21, 2002