A crime in which you commit an intense fail.
You've just commited a failony, we're taking you in.
A fail so epic, the perpetrator of said fail should be incarcerated.
Rich: "Hey, do you know how far Russia is from Alaska?"
Dan: "Not exactly. I think they're pretty close though; Sarah Palin said she could see Russia from her porch."
Rich: "And you believed it? Dude, failony."