It’s no secret that pranks can be fun and harmless, but sometimes they can land you in hot water. From being suspended for wearing Pepsi on Coke Day to being arrested for making a fake Facebook page that made fun of the Parma Police Department’s real page, these stories show that pranks can sometimes have serious consequences. In this list, we’ll explore 11 times people faced charges for harmless pranks. 

These stories will leave you shaking your head in disbelief, as people have been charged with serious crimes for seemingly innocent pranks. From a 14-year-old student being charged with a felony for changing someone’s Facebook profile picture to a picture of a penis to a 78-year-old woman being arrested for giving out homemade meals to homeless people in a park, these stories are a reminder that pranks can have serious consequences. 

So, without further ado, let’s take a look at 11 times people faced charges for harmless pranks.

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