• Michael Webb was a trusted member of staff at LA Fitness in Deerfield Beach, south Florida
  • Outside his day job, he was a skilled bank robber who had carried out five heists in as many months
  • His bosses were shocked when the FBI informed them that he had been killed when his last robbery went terribly wrong
  • A career criminal, Webb had served prison sentences countless times since his early 20s
  • Florida Police dubbed Webb the “Counter Jumper” before finding out his true identity.
  • In recent months, Webb had carried out five successful local robberies before being caught in his six robbery gone wrong.

Popular employee: Slain banker robber Michael Webb (right) with baseball star Manny Ramirez at Deerfield Beach LA Fitness where he worked

DAYTIME: Popular employee and janitor Michael Webb (right)  with baseball star Manny Ramirez at Deerfield Beach LA Fitness where he was employed. in South Florida

Career criminal: Webb had been in and out of prison on a number of occasions since his early 20s

DOUBLELIFE: Career criminal, still-shot from the security camera shows Michael Webb robbing a bank earlier this month

‘If the power went out, or something broke, I would call Mike and he would know exactly what to do,’ Sean Lynch, the gym’s general manager, told The Sun Sentinel. ‘So when the FBI walked in, showed me his picture and told me he was dead, it hit me like a ton of bricks.’

Bandanna Bandit: Over a seven-month period in 1989 and 1990, Webb robbed 11 South Florida banks

Bandanna Bandit: Over a seven-month period in 1989 and 1990, Webb robbed 11 South Florida banks

 

Click here for the full article and video written and published by Dailymail.co.uk on November 12, 2012