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‘Collarbomb’ Bank Robbery Tragedy Getting Feature Treatment

29 August 2012 11:28 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: Mythology Entertainment and Anyway Entertainment have secured screen rights to an upcoming book that details an unbelievable and ultimately disastrous 2003 bank robbery. Known by the FBI as Collarbomb, Major Case #203,” the incident began when Erie, Pa. pizza delivery man Brian Douglas Wells entered a bank and told the teller he’d been shackled with an explosive device around his neck and forced to pull off a heist. The bomb went off as Wells exited, surrounded by cops, and it killed him instantly. While investigating the crime after his grisly death, the FBI ultimately discovered that Wells was not an innocent victim but a co-conspirator unaware that a real bomb would be involved for the actual heist. The alleged mastermind of the intricate plot was Marjorie Diehl Armstrong who is currently serving life in prison plus thirty years. The film will be based on Pizza Bomber: The Untold Story of »

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