The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist
By Lauren Melendez
On May 11, 2018, Netflix will expand its true crime content with a show like no other. Based on a true story, Evil Genius: The True Story of America’s Most Diabolical Bank Heist will investigate the infamous “pizza bomber heist” of Philadelphia in 2003. This docuseries will tell the story of a pizza delivery man who attempts to rob a bank. However, his plan goes awry and culminates in a horrific public murder that captures the country’s attention. After a series ruinous events, Marjorie Diehl Armstrong, a middle-aged woman struggling with mental illness, is arrested for the crime. However, 15 years have passed and layers of the crime continue to be unearthed, probing that there’s more to this conspiracy that we thought.