Crime meets YouTube

It’s not unusual for criminals to record videos of their exploits, but with YouTube’s ability to show the world something quickly, an example of crime has just surfaced on the media network.

It’s not unusual for criminals to record videos of their exploits, but with YouTube’s ability to show the world something quickly, an example of crime has just surfaced on the media network.

A group of teenage girls attacking a man on the New York City subway brought an immediate burst of media and police attention to the film’s creator who has now removed it.

It highlights one of the problems that YouTube’s ten minutes of fame brings but also shows a level of stupidity. Seriously people, if you’re going to put something like this up, be aware that you might just get investigated by the police which is exactly what’s happening in this case right now.

Source: The New York Post
Alternate Source: Crave

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