While the following story did not happen here in South Carolina, the bizarre circumstances of it certainly warrant some discussion.
Two 15-year-olds were disciplined last week after they were caught engaging in sexual activity in a hallway at York Preparatory Academy in Rock Hill.
When a young person is accused of a crime, no matter how trivial or minor the incident in question may be, the consequences of that charge can stick with them for the rest of their lives. In some cases, it is possible for the juvenile to expunge this charge from their criminal history -- but in many cases, the charge sticks, making it very difficult for the young individual to attain work without complications.
Identity theft is an increasingly prominent crime, as the proliferation of the internet has made it possible for people to obtain the personal information of others. At the same time, though, the internet can also cloud a person's understanding of whether they are committing identity theft or not. It may seem impossible, but think about this scenario: someone is working for a business that allows them to work from home. They exclusively work online.