This man landed in jail for 15 years due to a single Facebook post
This guy named Farrad, upload a picture of himself on Facebook holding a gun, he must be ruing the fact that why he did this which is crime according to US its illegal to keep gun to any convict. All people take Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms very lightly. But many of the users have had to regret on some of their posts which have been published on these social media platforms.
Farrad is the guy who is going to spend his next 15 and a half years of life in a federal penitentiary because of a single Facebook post. Actually, the problem was that Farrad is an ex-convict and according to the United State Govt., it is illegal for any convicted crook to keep a gun. Farrad, in his moment of FB posting ecstasy forgot that and the result, Farrad is now behind bars for a long long time.
Farrad, born Marvin Buckles, was sentenced on Thursday to 188 months in a Tennessee federal prison following his 2015 conviction of being a felon in possession of a gun.
Farrad was earlier sentenced for federal gun and drug charges back in 2000 after police found firearms and crack cocaine in his possession. He was released from prison after serving out his sentence.
However, his latest misdemeanor will haunt him for a long time. If he had taken care not to make a post on Facebook, the authorities never would have known Farrad was breaking the law.
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In 2013, the ex-con posted a selfie on Facebook that showed him holding a .45-caliber pistol and aiming the reflection of its laser sight at his own forehead.
As said above, it is illegal for an ex-convict to carry a firearm, and Farrad posted concrete evidence of his crime on Facebook for all the world to see including the lawmen.
Farrad’s conviction on Thursday carried a minimum sentence of 10 years in federal prison, however, given Farrad’s criminal history, the judge presiding over this case sentenced him to an additional 68 months without the possibility of parole.