An Australian teen is learning that Facebook “friends” aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. According to the BBC, the 17-year-old girl posted a photo on the social media website of a large sum of money she helped count at her grandmother’s house.  Just hours later masked men, armed with a knife and a club, found her mother’s house — not her grandmother’s home.  The mother told the robbers her daughter no longer lived there but that didn’t stop them from entering the home and leaving with the small amount of cash they found and a few extras.  Police are fairly certain the men found their way to the home via the teen’s Facebook post.  The incident has prompted reminders to the public of the dangers of posting photographs and personal information on social media.  

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05-29-2012 00:13:26

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