In an era when people create all manner of fake online identities, a strange case has emerged out of France of a missing child that only ever existed on a Facebook page. French police have called off the search and charged the woman allegedly responsible for the disturbing hoax.
Authorities in Romania are searching for the band of drunken young men in this video, who jeer with glee as one of them grabs an elderly woman by her clothes and swings her in circles as she screams in terror. The woman runs away, but at the prompting of his “droogs” the man stops flexing his muscles, runs after her, grabs her and does it again.
Upset about some nude selfless posted on Facebook, 16-year-old Erandy Elizabeth Gutierrez went over to her best friend’s house and stabbed her 65 times with a kitchen knife, according to Mexican authorities. She then attended the funeral to try to look innocent, but police arrested her right then and there.
In a report that we hope could only come out of Florida, an obese Bunell police sergeant, has allegedly been caught posing as a young girl on Facebook, asking teen males for photos of their penises in exchange for sexual favors.
Due to an increase in arrests for felony menacing with what turned out to be fake firearms, Denver police recently posted a quiz on their Facebook page, titled “Challenge: Can you tell which guns are real and which are fake?” The correct answers, which police posted the next day, may surprise you.
A deadly Arizona crash that left a police officer dead prompted investigators to look into the cell phone records of the driver. Sure enough, he was on Facebook when the collision occurred. The records are that precise.
This, in and of itself might not seem so bad, but the Nova Scotia teen committed suicide in 2011 at age 17 from online bullying stemming from an acquaintance rape. She was 15 when four boys at a friend’s house allegedly raped her, photographed it and circulated photos of the assault online. The ads have been pulled and the advertiser banned from Facebook.
A mysterious clown is stalking an English town while creating a stir by anonymously posting on Facebook.
Criminal investigations use Facebook all the time, but several new cases show an evolving culture of bragging about crimes — or confessing to them — on the social platform. We take a look at this disturbing fresh trend.
What should you do if your friend on Facebook posts a horrifying confession? Today we found a guide of Do’s and Don’ts if that should happen.