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Where’s the “Dislike” Button When You Need It?

After Traci Dishman, 41, broke up with her ex-con boyfriend, he vowed he would find her and kill her. Investigators say Roy Williams, 46, of York, Neb., lured her into a new relationship by setting up a fake Facebook account under the clever name of “John Smith”, friended Dishman on the site, and within three days was able to talk her into going on a date with him, telling her to meet him at an apartment building. When she arrived, Williams shot her three times, but she survived. Williams has pleaded no contest to attempted murder. (RC/York News-Times) ...And violation of the sacred trust that is Facebook friendship.
Original Publication Date: 05 September 2010
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 17.
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