Year in Review 2012: Dumbest Criminals

Another year has past but some criminals are none the wiser. After donning the worst disguises, exercising poor judgement and being plain cowardly, these crooks have been caught on camera - and are guilty as charged of stupidity. Highlights include a Brazilian gang member who shoots himself in the foot and a British thief who steals from a shop with a pair of grey underpants on his head.

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