Facebook Used to Recover Stolen Rental Vehicle

According to Deseret News of Salt Lake City, after almost a month of attempting to contact 42-year-old Jennifer Marshall Hansen, who stole a 2009 Ford Explorer Aug. 25, Affordable Rent-A-Car finally tracked down the car thief via Facebook. Hansen of Sandy, Utah, was scheduled to return the vehicle Sept. 1.

One of the rental agency’s employees finally found Hansen on Facebook and sent an “Add Friend” request. Hansen approved the request and agreed to meet the male employee — and she arrived in the stolen Ford. The employee immediately contacted the police.

Hansen is being charged with one count of rental car theft, which is a second-degree felony.

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