Foiled by Facebook: Crook checks social media during crime, forgets to log out and gets caught

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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. —  A Minnesota man is behind bars because he forgot to log out of his Facebook page at the scene of the crime.

According to CNN affiliate WCCO, police say Nicholas Wig checked his profile from a home he broke into and then didn’t sign out.

That’s how the homeowner, James Wood, was able to help police catch the accused crook.

Wood said this is the “world’s dumbest criminal.”

1 Comment

  • chris

    ha ha ha ha this is the funniest thing ive heard in a good while……well now the corrections dpt can update his facebook status to “LOCKED UP”

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