A social media influencer falsely accused a Latino couple of attempting to abduct her two children on an Instagram video that went viral. According to FOX, the woman was sentenced to 90 days behind bars for the act, prosecutors say.
31-year-old Kathleen ‘Katie’ Sorensen said the couple tried to kidnap her kids at a Michael’s arts and craft store parking lot in California back on Dec. 7, 2020. The woman went on to file a false police report. One week after she filed the police report, she posted on Instagram and spoke about the alleged kidnap.
Carla Rodriguez, District Attorney said,
“Ms. Sorensen has been held accountable for her crime, and we believe the Judge handed down a fair sentence… Our hope is that this measure of accountability will help provide some closure to the couple that was falsely accused of having attempted to kidnap two young children.”
Sorensen will be able to serve 60 days of her sentence in a work release program. The woman must also do 12 months of probation, and in that time, she would be banned from having a social media presence.
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