Man jailed after using Facebook to find someone to take rap for speeding ticket

Associated Press Published: January 8, 2013
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Some people will do anything for money, even if that means taking the rap for a crime. But it doesn’t always work out as planned.

A Rotherham, England man found this out the hard way after he used Facebook to find someone to admit to the speeding offense for £250.



Officials said Scott Woodburn, 32, received a five-month sentence for paying another man to cover his crime. Police said they used forensic evidence to prove it was Woodburn driving the vehicle.

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