Florida Ranks 2nd in Bank Robberies

According to WCTV News, the State of Florida is ranked number 2 in the country for having the most bank robberies. Florida had 85 robberies in the last quarter of 2007, just beating Georgia’s 84.

There are different punishments for different types of bank robbery in Florida. If you carry a gun in the course of committing a bank robbery, you will be exposed to life in prison. If you carry any weapon other than a firearm in the course of committing a bank robbery, you will be exposed to 30 years in prison. If you are convicted of bank robbery without carrying any weapon, you will be exposed to 15 years in prison.