We all make mistakes. Mistakes that are both honest and foolish and sometimes even repetitive. But all of this is a part of living. That’s how we grow. However, the key here is to accept the mistake and learn from it because people won’t always forgive us. Our mistake can be honest but the person witnessing it may not believe us which can ultimately land us in unnecessary trouble. So, it’s best to always do our research before doing anything we’re unsure about to avoid doing things that are morally or otherwise legally wrong.
Although it is 2020 and everything from stepping out of the house to simply enjoying ourselves feels illegal, there are many of us who end up doing illegal things unknowingly every day. And while there’s no certain way to avoid honest mistakes we can all just try by being careful about anything that we don’t have proper knowledge of. Below we have 21 hilarious stories from Reddit about people doing illegal things without knowing. Check them out!
Not gonna lie, I didn’t know about this either.
Yikes! That sounds like a close call. But, if this was in 2020, it wouldn’t be a problem.
They were probably planning his murder…
Okay, this is just sad.
Limewire got us all at some point.
This doesn’t sound that illegal tho.
This is why we always purchase stuff from authorized retailers that pay royalties to the rightful people.
We live in a time where almost everything feels illegal for no reason. It might be a bit of a stretch but it’s true. You never know what can get you in trouble and when. Mostly it’s because not all of us are aware of everything all the time. Rules and regulations keep on changing and it’s hard to keep up with them. So, in a way, it’s almost unavoidable to avoid “making mistakes” and there’s not too much we can do to avoid them except for keeping our eyes open and being careful.
No wonder why they say “always keep your eyes on the road.”
Sometimes we’re just too lucky.
That’s so embarrassing. Imagine the look on her face. (Gold)
Dad 1-0 Walmart.
Oh sh*t. That’s messed up.
Just picture the horror when people realize what they’ve been doing so casually is illegal.
Ngl that’s hilarious.
“Chinese lady in the chicken shop” I can’t even.
I bet a lot of people didn’t know this either. (Including me)
All of these stories were honest mistakes and these people legit had no idea what they were doing. Which is okay. This is how we all learn. So, if you ever did something that you didn’t know was illegal share it in the comments below. We never know how many people can benefit from our stories.