Facebook posts about work frustrations lands Florida man in UAE prison

March 5, 2015 5:48 AM

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A hallmark of American life -- griping about work -- has landed a Florida man in a Middle Eastern jail.

Ryan Pate, a helicopter mechanic from Belleair Bluffs, Florida, took to Facebook after a dispute over sick leave with the company he was working for in the United Arab Emirates. He was home in Florida at the time, but when he returned to Abu Dhabi last month, he was told to report to the police stat...

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