OPM Addiction

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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ROBIN LYONS, AUTHOR, WEBSITEBLOG POST #257: OPM Addiction

Since this is the biggest shopping week of the year, I thought it would be fitting to share research on a true-crime involving a school district’s chief financial officer (CFO) who had an apparent addiction to “Other People’s Money” (OPM). Read More

The Gambler

True-crime research, novel writing research, and updates.

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BLOG POST #246: Research on a true-crime involving an armored truck crew.

Armored trucks – they’re big, they look heavy, and the guards look all-business. Apparently they’re not as secure as you might think.

Here’s the scene on a chilly November day in Montana. In Helena, the armored truck employees load their truck with bags of money and head to Missoula—about 125 miles. Read More