Alan L. O'Neill found out the negative side of Facebook's "Suggested Friends" feature the hard way when one of his wives’s suggested friends brought her to the Facebook profile of his second wife.
Court records at the Pierce County court house show that Alan Faulk, now known as Alan O'Neill, married his first wife in 2001. According to court documents, he moved out of the home with his wife in 2009; however, neither he nor his wife filed for divorce. In December of 2009, Faulk changed his last name to O'Neill for unknown reasons, and married his second wife a few weeks later.
O'Neill's first wife, upon browsing through Facebook discovered an unknown woman listed under "People You May Know." Curiousity got the best of her, leading her to click onto the woman's profile and discover wedding photographs of her husband and the second wife.
Upon making this discovery, his first wife confronted O'Neill who begged her not to tell authorities, but she did not listen. O'Neill is now facing charges for bigamy and could face up to one year in prison if found guilty. His hearing is scheduled for later this month.