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How Social Media Can Land You in Jail

Social media is a powerful tool, and not just for sharing photos of food. Police (and prosecutors) are increasingly using social media as a means of solving and proving crimes in a court of law. How Police Use Social Media Take, for example, a partnership between Boerne, TX and Seguin, TX police departments (Bourne and Seguin are located just outside of San Antonio). These two police departments have been highly effective in using social media…
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How Social Media Could Affect Your Case

It’s incredible how much technology has changed how we connect with people over the years. Social media sites, like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram have completely revolutionized how we share information and personal updates. And while these sites are great for connecting with friends, family or networking opportunities, they can ultimately be very damaging for a criminal case. Can Social Media Be Used Against Me in a Texas Criminal Case? If you have a pending criminal…
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Can Social Media Be Used Against You in Court?

Vice recently published a story on a drug dealer who, despite telling police he had little to no income, posted pictures to his Instagram account of him literally bathing in money, wearing expensive jewelry and driving flashy cars. Soon after, he was arrested and sentenced to seven years in prison for drug dealing. This is not the first criminal who was caught and sentenced using information from their social media accounts. Around this time last…
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