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Submitted by Meshach
Meshach (578918) writes "In Canada a nineteen year old man has lost his driving license for six months and is facing one year of probation after the police arrested him for dangerous driving as a result of a post of facebook. The tip apparently came from an uninvolved American who saw the post bragging about how fast he went and called the Canadian authorities."
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Facebook speeding boast leads to conviction

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  • From the article: Vladimir Rigenco boasted about speeding on an online car forum called 5 Series Forums, not on a Facebook group page, as originally reported.
    • by Meshach (578918)
      You are correct, thank Jenic. Here is an updated version:

      Online message board speeding boast leads to conviction
      In Canada a nineteen year old man has lost his driving license for six months and is facing one year of probation after the police arrested him for dangerous driving as a result of a post on an online message board [www.cbc.ca]. The tip apparently came from an uninvolved American who saw the post bragging about how fast the car went and called the Canadian authorities.
  • OK, so he takes it to court, says he lied about the post. Police can't prove he did it....

    I mean, I can boast I killed Hitler, doesn't make it true.....

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