Foiled by Facebook: Crook checks social media during crime, forgets to log out and gets caught

Posted at 7:48 AM, Jun 24, 2014

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. —  A Minnesota man is behind bars because he forgot to log out of his Facebook page at the scene of the crime.

According to CNN affiliate WCCO, police say Nicholas Wig checked his profile from a home he broke into and then didn’t sign out.

That’s how the homeowner, James Wood, was able to help police catch the accused crook.

Wood said this is the “world’s dumbest criminal.”