FBI Seeking ‘Fake Hair Don't Care Bandit' Who Robbed DC, Maryland Banks

The "Fake Hair Don't Care Bandit" is believed to be in her late 20s or early 30s

The FBI is seeking a woman they're calling the "Fake Hair Don't Care Bandit" after she robbed banks in D.C. and Maryland. 

The FBI Washington Field Office said Tuesday that they're offering up to $10,000 in reward money for information leading to the arrest of the woman. 

The "Fake Hair Don't Care Bandit" is suspected of robbing banks in Northwest D.C., Bethesda and District Heights from May 2016 to August 2017.

In one surveillance image, she wears a sleek black bob with bangs and a blazer. In another image, she wears a curly wig and what appears to be a nurse's top. 

The FBI says the suspect is about 5-foot-tall, with a dark complexion. She is believed to be about 150 pounds and in her late 20s or early 30s.

In each of the robberies, the woman passed a note demanding money and then fled on foot. 

Information on how much she stole was not available immediately. 

These are the banks the FBI says she robbed: 

  • May 23, 2016 — Bank of America, 4301 49th St. NW, Washington, D.C.
  • May 27, 2016 — Wells Fargo, 5201 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Washington, D.C.
  • May 28, 2016 — Wells Fargo, 4965 Elm St., Bethesda
  • June 20, 2017 — Capital One, 5714 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, D.C.
  • Aug. 1, 2017— Bank of America, 7520 Marlboro Pike, District Heights, Maryland

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI Washington Field Office at 202-278-2000 or submit a tip at

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