Making judgment after the fact is far easier than before.
This idea is common to societies around the world, but hopefully people who are thinking of playing revenge pranks will think through what they are planning to avoid any legal consequences after the fact.
Many victims of Nigerian email or romance scams loathe to report falling for it because it seems so clear-cut after the fact.
They're all several hours after the fact and come from an unusual viewpoint; not where there would naturally be someone observing.
Since many products get purchases within the first minutes, it is frustrating to come online three hours after the fact and realize you too late.