NBC Evening News for Sunday, Aug 26, 1979
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(Studio) FBI agent quoted with regard to number of bank robberies in New York City this month
REPORTER: Kelly Lange
(NYC) No. of bank robberies in New York City last month recalled; national statistics noted. Possible reasons listed; photos shown. [FBI agent Jos MacFARLANE - cites contributing factors.] [Citibank vice president Richard KOVACEVICH - says number of robberies have incrd. but amount per robbery has decrd.] [POLICEMAN - gives details of robbery.] Proliferation of "note jobs-" unarmed robberies, said cause of FBI deciding to stop investigation of them. Factors in bank's design benefiting robbers outlined. [Convicted bank robber and former golf pro Richard MEISSNER - discusses ease of robbing banks.]
REPORTER: Gerald Harrington