In today’s high-tech world, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to get away with crime.
Oversharing perps whose online activities had them checking in at the precinct.
It seems that Apple phones have switched from Google Maps to Apple Maps, with some embarrassing, and "life-threatening" consequences. Australian police have confirmed that the Apple maps software when used with iOS 6 shows Mildura, a city of 30,000, in the middle of Murray-Sunset National Park — about 44 miles off the mark and in the Australian bush.
In the pre-internet era, news of teenage indiscretions might travel around the high school hallways. Now they are broadcast to the world. Too often, the cyber-bullying of vulnerable teenage girls leads to self-mutiliation or even suicide. Two teenaged girls recently killed themselves after posting heart-wrenching messages on social media. On the flip side, another teen might have been saved by the online activist group Anonymous, who stepped in to defend a 15 year-old girl from cyber-bullies and trolls.
Juliana Mensch, 19, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., was, according to police, strangled to death early on March 24, 2012, by friends James Ayers and his girlfriend Nicole Okrzesik, while she slept on the floor of Ayers rental apartment. Ayers allegedly confessed the murder to a friend, saying he strangled Mensch after Okrzesik unsuccessfully tried to break her neck.