10 Internet Jokes that Resulted in Jail

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7. Time Bomb Teenager

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In Australia a teen treated a bomb threat to P!nk which consisted of statements that he was going to blow the Rod Laver Arena where she would be playing. Police found him in the arena and forced him out of the building. He was charged with being a public nuisance, even though he claimed that the tweet was only in reference to the music and lights.


8. Teen Threatens American Airlines, 2014

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A fourteen year old Dutch female tweeted the lie that she was an Al Qaeda member named Ibrahim, and threatened to do something ‘really big’ on June 1st of that year. The airline turned her information over to authorities, and she ended up having to turn herself in. The act sparked countless similar threats from other tweeters.

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1 COMMENT

  1. “10 Internet jokes that resulted in jail”. Very first one doesn’t result in jail. Internet? More like inter-nyet!

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