No Cash, No Robbery
OMAHA, Neb. - (08/19/05) -- Five suspects were arrested in theAugust 3 would-be armed robbery at Utilities CU, which was foiledonly because the credit union doesn't have any cash drawers. Duringthe robbery attempt, four of the suspects brandishing handgunsentered the credit union and demanded money. They left, though,when the tellers could not retrieve the cash. That's because thecredit union uses a De La Rue cash-dispensing machine which membersneed an account number to access. The machine handles alltransactions and handles all the cash going in and out. A fifthsuspect was waiting in a getaway car out side the creditunion.