Can your bug get someone out of jail?

Apparently it can. Our bugs have real-world consequences

TAVARES, Fla. (Associated Press) — Authorities say an inmate at a central Florida jail used a glitch in the facility’s phone system to bond himself out.

The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old Larry Stone discovered the glitch earlier this month. The phone system charges inmate accounts for calls but refunds the money if the call doesn’t go through. But the system was reimbursing inmates twice for incomplete calls.

Authorities say Stone repeatedly made calls and hung up until he had more than $1,250 – enough to bond out of jail.

Find out more here after the jump: http://embed.5min.com/517134445/

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