Law Enforcement, Social Media Users Turn An Act Of Kindness Into A Human Trafficking Investigation

Law Enforcement, Social Media Users Turn An Act Of Kindness Into A Human Trafficking Investigation

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https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20210221/15562446291/law-enforcement-social-media-users-turn-act-kindness-into-human-trafficking-investigation.shtml

With enough self-delusion, any act of humanity can be considered a criminal act. It works for cops. It also works for the general public. When you're a suspicious busybody with an overactive imagination and too much time on your hands, you can waste everyone's tax dollars by panicking.

A Walmart employ, who is apparently convinced human trafficking is as common as the common cold, decided to get law enforcement involved, resulting in this message from the Coshocton (OH) County Sheriff's Office:

Law Enforcement, Social Media Users Turn An Act Of Kindness Into A Human Trafficking Investigation

Tue Feb 23, 12:20pm UTC
https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20210221/15562446291/law-enforcement-social-media-users-turn-act-kindness-into-human-trafficking-investigation.shtml > With enough self-delusion, any act of humanity can be considered a criminal act. It works for cops. It also works for the general public. When you're a suspicious busybody with an overactive imagination and too much time on your hands, you can waste everyone's tax dollars by panicking. > A Walmart employ, who is apparently convinced human trafficking is as common as the common cold, decided to get law enforcement involved, resulting in this message from the Coshocton (OH) County Sheriff's Office: