Jason Fox, who authorities say was known as the "Bad Hair Bandit," and his wife, Tasha K. Fox, were indicted Wednesday on charges related to the Dec. 1 robbery of L&N Federal Credit Union in Whitley County, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the eastern district of Kentucky.
The couple, from Williamsburg, were indicted by a federal grand jury in London. They are charged with armed bank robbery and conspiracy to carry and use a firearm during a violent crime. Jason Fox also is charged with carrying and using a firearm during a violent crime.
The credit union was robbed of $3,270.
If convicted, Jason Fox, 30, would face a mandatory prison sentence of seven years on the firearm charge. He also could face a sentence of up to 25 years on the other charges. Tasha Fox, 26, could face a sentence of up to 25 years if convicted.
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Earlier this month, the Foxes were held in the Whitley County jail on robbery charges.
Police said Jason Fox had confessed to seven bank robberies in Kentucky and Tennessee, WKYT-TV reported.
The nickname "Bad Hair Bandit" came from the bank robber's wearing of ill-fitting wigs as disguises.
The Foxes are to be arraigned Jan. 20 in U.S. District Court in London.