Police point to the mis-direction of homes as evidence that only confused Facebook insiders could have been involved. FBI officials suspect the Australian robbery was a test before launching a nationwide crime spree in America. Officials are warning all Facebook users to limit any references to money, purchases or home renovations. As well, they recommend you do not post any vacation photos showing you are away from home for an extended period.
"We suspect Facebook staff will be identifying home invasion locations of anyone shown at a beach, hotel or foreign landmark," an unnamed FBI official told Dogs & Jeans. "To make it look like you are still home, we recommend having a friend post mundane updates in your absence. Just like you have someone collect the mail and turn on lights in your house, have someone post 'Just off to soccer practice,' or '25% of ground beef at Fred Meyer. Woo hoo!' That should keep you under the radar."
When asked to comment on the allegations of Facebook-backed robberies, a spokesman declined to comment asking only, "Who wants to know? What are you, some kinda wise guy? Why I oughta..."