Pay up: Facebook being used to bust parents who owe child support

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MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — Facebook has become a good way to bust users for something new: child support.

According to WITI, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office has been using the social media site as a way to determine if parents  who say they can’t afford support really can.

John Rau, for example, has paid $189 in child support for his son, Casey, 3. The problem is, that’s all he’s paid since Casey was born. Plus, the boy has leukemia.

But due to posts online in which he talked about how much money he makes, Rau now faces felony charges for not paying.

So does a mother who got a nose job, a father who refers to himself as an R&B sensation and another dad who posts selfies and videos of his custom car.

For much more on WITI’s report, click here.

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