Facebook prank lands in court

Recently The Sydney Morning Herald reported that a Melbourne man who falsely advertised a rival’s party via Facebook will face stalking charges, even though the offence occurred two years ago:

A Frankston man in Victoria who narrowly avoided jail after an online party prank backfired has warned of the risks of misusing social media.

What the man thought would be a harmless Facebook hoax led to police intervention and the prospect of jail time and a criminal record when he was charged with stalking two years later.

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