This is not part of a joke, thieves really did walk into a bar and came out with an ATM machine, but surprisingly no one seemed to care.

People Are Too Busy To Pay Attention

An incident like this one would have never happened back in the day. Now, people are too distracted and just don't pay attention. They really couldn't be bothered except by whatever social media they have their brain focused on. I guess people are spoiled by security technology to keep an eye on everything for them.

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Thieves Steal ATM From Middle Of Open Bar

According to patch.com,

It's after work on a Friday. People are tipping a few back at Bar Louie in Skokie after a long week. They are ready to kick off the weekend with some fun. Two suspicious-looking gentlemen walked into the place with a hand truck. They headed over to the ATM. After struggling with the heavy machine, with a mighty push they get it situated on the dolly. The pair left, loaded their haul into the back of an SUV, and took off.

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Basically, no one paid attention to what they were doing. A customer was curious but one of the suspects said, they were taking the machine to work on it. Finally after a bit, one of the employees realized what had happened. Of course, the police couldn't get a description of the thieves because no one even knew about the theft. Luckily, there was security footage. Can you believe it was actually that easy to take an ATM?

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My mom once told me that "people will steal anything that's not nailed down." Times certainly have changed since then. The thieves now have nail removers.