Than he did it again and again, being known as “The Straw Hat Bandit.” He operated first without violence, even being polite when asking money. One time, being refused, she said nothing and walked away. After, he was armed with a black semiautomatic handgun and developed a particular mode of action. Initially he just paid some bills but at a given moment he spent money to pay a Rolex watch and a two-month vacation for himself and his son. This helped the FBI to find and arrest him. This time he could receive a mandatory conviction of minimum 232 years. It was not clear if he had retained an attorney.