|Published:||Feb 17, 2014 10:38 PM EST|
|Updated:||Feb 18, 2014 10:47 AM EST|
FORT MYERS, Fla.- What if you were wanted for murder and didn't even know it.
WINK News has uncovered someone is creating fake arrest fliers that look like they're from Crime Stoppers.
They feature a real murder, but the so-called suspects are totally bogus.
Trish Routte with Crime Stoppers says that's exactly what's happening with a reward flier.
The flier was posted on our WINK News Facebook page multiple times and it's even being shared on other people's profile's.
It says to call crime stoppers and shows two people at the bottom, saying they're wanted in the murder of 25-year old Christopher Corey.
Corey was a local marine who was shot to death in East Naples last month.
But here's the problem, Routte says those people are not suspects and don't have any warrants out for their arrest.
"You cant just go out there and say that someone is wanted in connection for a murder when there are no charges against them right now," said Routte.
The person creating fliers like these could possibly find themselves being slapped with a lawsuit.
Local defense attorney, Scott Moorey, says they could face civil charges or even worse.
"If we have a single individual who continues to post, continues to stalk or continues to harass, then we are talking about possible criminal charges," said Moorey.
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