When withdrawing money from an ATM, the 'whirring' sound before your money pops out is actually a recording. The actual mechanism is so far back that you can't hear it.
A Native American tribe in South Dakota collects bottle caps left by campers, using them as currency. Several banks in the area now recognize the caps as legal tender.
Just before the US started bombing Baghdad, nearly $1 billion dollars was stolen from the Central Bank of Iraq and is now the largest bank robbery in history.
Forty percent of American adults cannot fill out a bank deposit slip correctly.
Every day 20 banks are robbed. The average take is $2,500!