The Activist Who Stole Over Half a Million Dollars to Fund a New Anti-Capitalist Movement
We tracked down Enric Duran, a Spanish activist known as "Robin Bank," who took out roughly $700,000 in loans to fund a new economic system.
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On the Lam with Bank Robber Enric Duran
In 2008, Enric Duran stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from European banks to start a progressive hacktivist commune. Nathan Schneider traveled to Catalonia to meet the man, who is still on the run from the authorities.
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Spanish Robin Hood Swindled $700K From Banks
Enric Duran became an anti-capitalist hero after taking money from Spanish banks to give to activists.
This Guy Took Out a Gigantic Loan to Destroy the Financial System
In 2008, anticapitalist campaigner Enric Durán borrowed €492,000 ($642,306) from 39 different financial entities with absolutely no hope or intention of paying it back. Instead he used the money to fund a number of unspecified causes and now faces jail...