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Facial recognition tech leads feds to fugitive after 14 years

A cold case comes back to life after facial recognition software recognizes an alleged US outlaw who'd been hiding out in Nepal.

By August 12, 2014


Former fugitive John McAfee returns with a messaging app?

The man once accused of murder sets his sights on new endeavors, like Chadder -- the privacy-focused social messaging app for mobile devices.

By May 5, 2014


Fugitive tweets 'catch me if you can'; caught

A woman flees to Mexico, perhaps in the belief that she won't be caught there. Her confidence reportedly spills over into a tweet. It is misplaced.

By July 9, 2013


Fugitive to police on Facebook: Catch me if you can. They do

Taunting the police on Facebook has limited benefits -- as one wanted man in the U.K. discovers when it takes police just 12 hours to catch up with him. They leave him a taunting message on Facebook in return.

By May 18, 2013


Fan pages pop up on Facebook to support fugitive ex-LAPD cop

More than a dozen pages appear on the social network as a manhunt stretched across Southern California for the suspect in the killing of three, including a police officer.

By February 7, 2013


Fugitive John McAfee arrested by police in Guatemala

Sought in connection with a murder in Belize, the fugitive antivirus software pioneer has been arrested for entering the country illegally, according to published reports.

By December 5, 2012


Fugitive allegedly dares cops on Facebook, gets nabbed

A man who is on Utica, N.Y., police's 10 most wanted list, allegedly dares police on Facebook to come catch him. He even posts video of himself walking into a police station. Somehow, the police cannot resist the challenge.

By July 28, 2011


'Facebook fugitive' found dead

A British man, who was being sought by police in the brutal death of an ex-girlfriend, has been found hanged.

By February 14, 2009


East German fugitive shooting game a hit

Known as 1378 (km) because of the length of the border between the former East and West Germany, the game has some people angry because it depicts the shooting of East German refugees fleeing into West Germany.

By December 14, 2010


Fugitive who teased police on Facebook caught

Craig "Lazie" Lynch, who broke out of jail and taunted police with Facebook updates and had 40,000 fans, has finally been apprehended.

By January 13, 2010