Beware of the Banker is a crime fiction story that takes place in the Portland, Maine area. It was inspired by the true story of Bonnie and Clyde, the most notorious bank robbers in United States history next to Jesse James.
It is the story of Tony, a bank branch manager who is addicted to casino gambling and as a consequence, is heavily in debt. He spends his time trying to figure a way to embezzle from his own bank then convinces a young man and woman to become modern-day Bonnie and Clyde and help him get back on his feet and fulfill a dream of moving to Las Vegas.
Clyde admires Tony and is willing to play Tony’s game. Tony is all the more eager to work with Clyde when he learns he has served jail time for robbery.
In school, Bonnie heard the story of Bonnie and Clyde and fantasized that someday, she would be Bonnie and would be famous. This also worked to Tony’s advantage.
The humorous crime spree of the new Bonnie and Clyde does, in fact, make them famous but also attracts the attention of FBI Special Agent CT who is determined to catch them. As they say, the FBI always gets their man. But in this case…