All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Crime’

Facebook Friendship Ties Suspects in Murder Case

Here’s a pro tip for all the criminals out there: the police can see who your friends are on Facebook. So if you tell them you don’t know someone when you do, you’re gonna have a bad time. A 18-year-old Indianapolis woman has been linked to a murder after police caught her in a lie, and all they had to …

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Mesa Shooting Victim Has Ultimate But First, Let Me Take a Selfie Moment

I most certainly require medical attention, but first let me take a selfie. One way to document a traumatic ordeal is to Snapchat it and send it to your friends. Isaac Martinez, who was one of the people shot in the Mesa, Arizona shooting spree on Wednesday, took that route. Arizona Republic reporter Yihyun Jeong tweeted out Martinez’s selfies, one …

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Florida Boy Enters Home, Steals Pop-Tart, Logs into Facebook, Gets Caught

Apparently, teens couldn’t give less of a damn about Facebook these days. Every week you probably see an article about the troubling decline in Facebook use among teens. It’s Snapchat all the way these days. Facebook is for dad. Wrong. Teens love Facebook so much that they can’t even stop themselves from Facebooking in the middle of a burglary. CBS …

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Woman Lures Pregnant Woman with Craigslist Ad, Cuts Out Baby

Online marketplace Craigslist has a reputation for attracting some pretty odd characters – some with severely bad intentions. The latest Craigslist-related crime story comes out of Colorado and it’s absolutely terrifying. A 26-year-old Longmont, CO, woman is in the hospital recovering after she was brutally beaten and stabbed after answering a Craigslist ad of a woman looking to sell baby …

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Oops, Robert Durst Is Not a Part of Limp Bizkit, Says AP

If you’ve been awake and breathing for the past two days, you’ve probably been listening to Kendrick Lamar’s new album and talking about Robert Durst. Not at the same time, really, but off and on I’m sure. That’s what most of the internet has been talking about since Sunday. Don’t know about you guys. Anyway, this is about Durst, who …

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Three Men Charged in Biggest Email Data Breach in History

An unsealed indictment reveals that the US Justice Department has charged three men in what it is calling “one of the largest reported data breaches in US history. It is, in fact, that biggest email data breach ever. “These men — operating from Vietnam, the Netherlands, and Canada — are accused of carrying out the largest data breach of names …

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Cops to Guy on Facebook: Turn Yourself in Please. Guy: Ok

More and more police departments are taking to social media these days, asking the community to help them locate wanted persons. You’d be shocked at how many of these wanted persons find it appropriate to comment on police department posts. Most of the time these bold criminals have a catch me if you can message for the cops, and most …

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Florida Men Butt-Dial Employer, Detail Robbery in Voicemail

In an era of smartphones and passcodes, one would think that the instances of “butt dialing” would decline, if not disappear altogether. But this is Florida. Two Key West men have been booked on charges of felony grand theft after leaving a voicemail detailing their crime. They didn’t know they were leaving the voicemail, of course, as one of the …

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Inherit Some Expensive Jewelry? Don’t Post It on Facebook

Since the beginning of the social media craze, police have been warning people that criminals use Facebook too, and they can stalk you just the same as a crazy ex-boyfriend. Sure, you think you’re being cute with your wooo-hooo, goin to Jamaica! posts, but to someone who really wants to steal your shit – it’s an open invitation. Police say …

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Teen Took Snapchat Selfie with Classmate He Shot in the Face: Police

In true wtf news of the day, a Jeannette, Pennsylvania teen is facing first-degree murder charges after he reportedly confessed to shooting his classmate in the face. Police say they were able to link 16-year-old Maxwell Morton to the crime with a gruesome Snapchat selfie. According to police, Morton shot his classmate, 16-year-old Ryan Mangan, in the face with a …

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Mom Turns in Son After Spotting Him on Police Facebook Page

This is going to be an awkward Thanksgiving. Police in Casselberry, Florida, like many police departments around the country, have taken to Facebook and Twitter over the past few years to get help in solving crimes, locating fugitives, and getting general information out to the public. Over the years, I’ve seen story after story about criminals commenting on their own …

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Florida Man Used Fake Facebook Accounts to Lure Minors for Sex, Brought Baby Along for Meetup

A Florida Man is facing charges of unlawful sexual activity with a minor after police say he used Facebook to convince underage girls to meet him for sex. The scheme was a bit more elaborate than just contacting young girls on Facebook and making a pass. 44-year-old Tadd Link Clukey reportedly created multiple fake profiles on the social network, posing …

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