Man, 26, could face up to 20 years in prison after he 'robbed a Las Vegas Strip casino of $23,000 at gunpoint while wearing BLACKFACE'

Mail Online | 3/13/2018 | Reporter
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A Las Vegas man in blackface who allegedly robbed a casino of $23,000 at gunpoint has been charged in federal court.

Cameron James Kennedy, 26, was charged with interference with commerce by robbery at the United States District Court on Friday.

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Kennedy allegedly used makeup to appear black when he robbed a casino cage at New York, New York on the Las Vegas Strip on January 10, police said.

Authorities revealed Kennedy was already under federal supervision for two prior bank robbery charges at the time of the crime.

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He allegedly cut off his GPS monitoring bracelet three hours before robbing the casino around 12.45am, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Las Vegas Police said Kennedy showed the cashier a handgun tucked into his waistband and told her 'I want all your hundreds, and don't mess around.'

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Kennedy allegedly made off with more than $23,000 and fled in a taxi cab.

He then purchased a $1,500 gold bracelet, a $1,000 prepaid debit card under a different name, and more than $1,800 in money orders, according to court records.

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Police initially described the robbery suspect as a black male, before the cashier told investigators that the man's skin...
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