Man gets fake FBI child porn alert, arrested for child porn

What might his defense be?

(Credit: WJLA screenshot by Chris Matyszczyk/CNET)

As far as I am aware, the FBI doesn’t usually send you a pop-up online notice, asking if you could kindly pay a fine for child pornography.

Perhaps I should check with Edward Snowden to be sure.

Still, 21-year-old Virginian Jay Riley was sufficiently stunned to receive a pop-up “FBI Warning” telling him to pay a fine for child pornography that he went to his local police station in Prince William County.

As WJLA-TV reports it, Riley asked if he was, indeed, wanted on child pornography charges.

In what seems like a helpful and open frame of mind, he allegedly offered the police his computer for examination.

There, the police allegedly found child pornography.

[Read more]

Related Links:
Dad of Facebook ‘massacre’ joker: He’s been beaten in jail
Scenes you may have missed: Porn on a train station Jumbotron
Apple sued because its devices display porn
It’s no stretch: Kid’s rubber band gizmo could save lives
The first arrest filmed on Google Glass?

    


Crave: gorgeous gadgets and other crushworthy stuff. – CNET