You heard him on America’s #1 podcast with Adam Carolla, now read his compelling story of gangs, prison, and success. Hear Richard talking about robbing banks on the Adam Carolla podcast at this link: http://adamcarolla.com/former-bank-robber-richard-stanley-hobo-power/ or visit https://www.facebook.com/adamcarolla/videos/10156410147778996/ to see the full video (Richard’s interview begins about an hour into episode).

My involvement with gangs, bank robbery, prison - and success in the business world.
Richard Stanley

 

UP ON GAME

FROM ROBBING BANKS TO STACKING BITCOIN

BONUS: READ CHAPTER 1

WE GOTTA HIT A BANK, I’M HUNGRY

So my friend Ned and I had just acquired a newer model, gray Mitsubishi Eclipse. It was parked nearby Ned’s house on a secluded stretch of side street. We had contacted a potential buyer and were just waiting for him to come by and check it out.

It was April 2002. Otay, California. I was eighteen years old.

Ned and I were playing a friendly game of Halo when hunger eventually set in. We decided to buy a grande combo meal from Taco Bell along with a two-liter Pepsi to get us through the day. We began to gather the needed funds for our planned feast and quickly realized we had only six dollars between the two of us. The meal and two liter would have cost just under ten. Read More

Meet Richard

RICHARD STANLEY was raised in a lower income area of South San Diego. A high school dropout, he obtained his business degree as a serial entrepreneur – in a bank robbery. He was graciously accepted into an institution of higher education operated by the California state prison system to further his studies for seven years in the criminal justice field.

Today, he is a business consultant for adult marketing and is co-owner of an online classified website, freevurse.com. He trades in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and has no need for banks and crime now. He lives in Newport Beach, California.