13 Real-Life Villains Who Would Have Gotten Away With It, Too, If It Wasn’t For One Little Mistake
Ah, the age-old adage: crime doesn't pay. For centuries, criminals have tried to outsmart the law, but time and time again, they've been foiled by the most minor of details. From license plates to paint jobs to light up shoes, this list is a testament to the power of the teensy, little things.
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The criminals featured here are some of the most notorious in history, and yet, their stories all have one thing in common: they were caught thanks to something seemingly very, very insignificant. Whether it was a floppy disk or a piece of tape, these small details were all it took to bring these criminals to justice.
So, sit back and enjoy this compilation of criminals who got caught thanks to dumb, minor details. Their stories are a reminder that no matter how smart or sly you think you are, it's the little things that will always trip you up.