"Food Porn" Busts ID Thieves At Steakhouse

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"Food porn" is rampant these days, especially on photo-sharing site Instagram; you've got an awesome meal in front of you, but what's the point in eating it if you can't share how awesome it is with everyone you know? At least, that's the mindset of some. For two people in Florida, it was the thing that placed them in a certain steakhouse at a certain time, and connected them to a huge identity theft ring.

Nathaniel Troy Maye and Tiwanna Tenise were so proud of their steak and mac-and-cheese dinner, they snapped a pic of it and posted it on Instagram. Because it placed them at Morton's steakhouse during a big identity swipe affecting more than 50 people, they were placed under arrest.

The couple had been followed by the feds for a while after a tipster told them that someone calling himself Troy had bragged about lifting thousands of identities.

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