10 People Arrested Or In Trouble After Posting Selfies
Posting a selfie on Facebook can lead to hard time — if you are a felon and are posing with a gun.
On Thursday, a federal judge sentenced a Knoxville man to 15 years and eight months in prison for being a “felon in possession of a gun,” according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.
The conviction came primarily from a selfie the man posted in October 2013 on Facebook. In the photo, he holds a .45-caliber handgun above his head.
The man, 42-year-old Malik First Born Allah Farrad, had two prior convictions for gun possession, according to the Sentinel.
But he’s not the only one to get in trouble after posting selfies. Here are 10 people arrested after posting selfies in compromising situations (ages are from the time of the incident):