Today the FBI released statistics which show a minor increase in reported bank robberies for the first quarter of 2008. Between January 1, 2008 and March 31, 2008, there were 1,604 total bank robberies of financial institutions, or 34 more robberies than occurred during the last quarter of 2007. In addition, 32 burglaries and five larcenies were also reported. Combined with the robberies, the data shows a total of 1,641 total violations of the Federal Bank Robbery and Incidental Crimes Statute.
FBI Released updates on Bank Robbery Trends and Statistics