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A warning to all Facebook thieves from Colombia

by | 17th, May 2012

NOTE to thieves: if you really must check your Facebook account on your victim’s computer it would be in your interest to log out before you take their money and run.

The armed robbers in Cali, Colombia who decided to engage in a bit of social networking moments before robbing an internet café did not heed such advice. As reported by Colombian newspaper El Tiempo , the two men browsed the web before walking up to the till, ostensibly to pay for their internet usage time. But instead they assaulted the man behind the register and demanded he hand over all the cash. The robbers escaped on a motorcycle but one of them had forgotten to log out of his Facebook account, making the cops’ work easy. They found out the robber’s home address from his Facebook page and headed over there to arrest him.

As the  Digital Trends  website reports , the Colombian social networking enthusiasts are not the first to be hoist by their

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