How cops and robbers are using Google Earth

Law enforcement and criminals have both used Google Earth and Google Maps to commit and solve real-world crimes
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Google Earth and crime

When Google released its 3D-mapping service Google Earth, it gave the entire world a bird's-eye view of the entire world. Criminals and law enforcement soon began using the tool to their advantage, using digital tools to commit and solve real-world crimes. Here are some interesting cases in which Google Earth or Google Maps have been used in the world of crime.

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