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article imageBurglar caught: Allegedly logged into Facebook: victim's computer

By Mike White     Jun 26, 2014 in Odd News
Minneapolis - A man in Minnesota was arrested, after allegedly logging into Facebook, but not logging out, on his victim's computer. Reportedly, some are scratching their head, and police are laughing over the incident.
"World's dumbest criminal," the homeowner commented on a local CBS television station.
When Woods returned home last week his house and been broken into and ransacked. A number of items were missing, including credit cards, cash and a watch.
The thief had left jeans, Nike tennis shoes and a belt. Everything was wet, and Woods noted it had been raining outside. Woods noticed his computer was still running and on a particular Facebook page.
According to, Woods pulled up the profile of the man who allegedly the thief, Nicholas Wig, 26.
He updated the status of Wigs and wrote, "Watch out for this guy; he's a thief." Woods also put his phone number on the status, so anybody who knew Wigs could contact him, never expecting to hear from Wigs himself.
According to, Wigs himself contacted Woods. The homeowner told Wigs he had left some items at his house and asked how to return them. The alleged burglar agreed to meet the victim.
When Wigs approached the home of Woods, the victim called the police. After being arrested, he could face as much as ten years in prison and a fine of $20,000, if convicted.
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