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Colombian Thieves Rob Internet Cafe But Forget To Log Out Of Facebook (VIDEO)

05/15/2012 11:36 am ET | Updated May 15, 2012

Two budding burglars in Calima, Colombia, are learning the hard way that Facebook and crime don't mix.

It seems the two aspiring -- and unidentified -- criminals robbed an Internet cafe at gunpoint recently and proceeded to make a clean getaway on a motorcycle, according to MSNBC.

It may have appeared to be the perfect crime, except one of them forgot to log out of the Facebook account he'd checked at the cafe before attempting the robbery.

As you might expect, the police got his address, drove to the criminal's home and took the suspect to jail, Gizmodo reported.

The rise of Facebook seems to have coincided with an increased number of reports of dumb thieves.

No wonder Adam Falk of Mashable is suggesting Mark Zuckerberg make the social network's unique crime fighting potential a major part of the IPO.

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