Alfred Hightower fled to Canada but was tracked down by US police when he logged on to his WoW account.
The virtual world of online gaming seems like the perfect place to hide. There is plenty of anonymity, and it's almost impossible for someone to trace activity back to its source, right? Wrong.
Howard County Sheriff's Department deputy Matt Roberson tracked down a wanted fugitive through one of the most popular games on the Internet - World of Warcraft. And he got his man.