3 U.S. Marine Corps reservists arrested in foiled bank robbery.

The FBI's local bank robbery task force apparently foiled a…

The FBI’s local bank robbery task force apparently foiled a movie-like plan to rob a downtown Phoenix bank using an inside man.

Three Marine Corps reservists were arrested. Ryan J. Ferraro, 20; Matthew J. Gattis, 22; and Nestor D. Astorga-Villegas, 20; all of Phoenix, were indicted this week of conspiracy to commit armed bank robbery and use of a firearm during a crime of violence and aiding and abetting. Astorga-Villegas has been detained pending trial.

The indictment alleges that, on or about Aug. 8 to Aug. 10, the trio devised a detailed plan to carry out an armed bank robbery, including securing firearms to be used in the robbery, maps of the bank, and creating disguises, at the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 455 N. Third St.

Source: Phil Benson for KPHO.

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  • General Jim M

    I just knew what their names would sound like.