'Robin Hood' Banker Jailed for Fraud

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PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - A former bank executive who was said to have "Robin Hood" mentality has been sentenced to 41 months in federal prison for taking money from some accounts and repaying others, as well as pocketing some of the money for himself. The judge at Friday's sentencing hearing also...
I don't get this RH connection.

According to the fable, Robin Hood 'stolen from the rich and gave to the poor'. This guy stole from his own employer to cover bad loans he made (a classic case of CYA) as well as to pocket some for himself. In both cases he was doing it to help himself himself not others.

In either case its called stealing, its no different if he held up a gas station.
More a question of 'Robin B'Astard', another famous name here. Most of our politicians are descendants, I suspect.