Boston police try, poorly, to Catfish local punk shows

The Boston police have apparently been posing online as punk/indie rockers to try and get info on house shows so they can break them up. Social media has become a part of detective work, but let’s be honest, they didn’t do a very good job with their Catfish attempt. No one would say “DIY concerts” or actually brag about drinking green beer.

Click here for an image posted by the St. Louis noise rock band Spelling Bee that shows someone using the name “Jon Sly” trying to get details on one if their local gigs.

Other bands have reported similar encounters from poorly-disguised non-punks who are most likely cops trying to get the dirt. Read the full story here.



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