Don't Get Caught In The Net!



My teenager tells me a new site for messaging friends. I have never heard of it. Its a brave new world out there. While the internet and social media are wonderful places to learn, play and do business they can also be dangerous places. Be careful and don’t get caught in the net.

I grew up in Florida and I would fish all the time. I loved to fish for snook, redfish and tarpon. These gamefish eat little fish so you need a large supply of bait. To get the bait you would throw out bits of shrimp and wait for the little fish to gather round. While they did not notice the danger, you throw your cast net. The net encircles the bait fish. Before they realize what is happening they are trapped. Before they can escape they are caught in the net. As a boy I used a real nylon net to trap the little fish. In our world we all live on the internet or “net.” The net can be a wonderful place to find old friends. Any business these days must have a site on the net. Seems to me that every six year old child can get on the net and google any topic they choose. This is the world we live in. Your friendly Drug Charges Attorney in Nashville is warning you – don’t get caught in the net.

Do you post pictures of your car, your house or maybe a big fish you caught? Wonderful! Do you post pictures of stuff you stole out of someone’s house? Stupid! Do you post pictures of you with a nice new gun? OK. Oh, your a convicted felon? Dumb! Do not EVER put pictures on your social media that you don’t mind sharing with the local police. When the police come knocking they may have a search warrant for your house. Do you know where they got the information for the search warrant? Yep, YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT! Be careful!

I read an excellent article about search warrants and social media in the National Trial Lawyers site http://www.thenationaltriallawyers.org/2015/02/social-media/ The article talks about the case of United States v. Gatson in the District Court of New Jersey Criminal No. 13–705 and U.S. v. Meregildo (883 F. Supp. 2d 523, 525 (S.D.N.Y. 2012)). Have a look and Don’t Get Caught in the Net!

Have you been caught up in a criminal case? Call me. I may be able to help.

#internet #socialnetworking #Facebook #Twitter #Instagram #IntellectualProperty #SearchWarrants #Evidence

3 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Will new charges violate my probation?

Will brand-new charges violate my probation? The chances of your violating probation based on a new charge are excellent. If there is anything in the law that is a 100% sure thing this is it. While on

Will the DA dismiss if the witness is a no show?

Will the DA dismiss the case if the Wittness does not show up? Hi guys. Jef Goldtrap here to answer your legal questions. Someone just asked me Will the DA dismiss the case if the Witness does not sho

Will the ABC test dismiss my DUI

By using the ABC or Finger Count test make my case dismissed? I got arrested for a DUI and the officer just did an ABC or an alphabet kind of test. He asked me to start with the letter L and go forwar

© 2014-2016 by Goldtrap Law.  |  Disclaimer  |  Website design by BetaClub3

FOLLOW US:

  • w-facebook
  • YouTube Clean
  • Twitter Clean
  • Grey Instagram Icon