5 criminals caught by Detective Google Maps

January 10, 2022

By Thomas Macaulay

Google Maps wears many hats. While mere civilians use the app for navigation, location information, or, err stalking people, cops tap the app to find criminals. You may be surprised to learn that law enforcement officials in the US routinely mine Google’s location data in criminal investigations. The tactic has sparked fears of privacy violations and false arrests, but it’s also led to a range of arrests. Here are five of the criminals caught on Google Maps. 1. A convicted kidnapper A 2017 kidnapping and sexual assault case was solved when police used a geofence warrant to obtain location data from…

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