Welsh said. On Thursday night, separate community meetings were held for parents of football players and parents of other students to address the scandal, which has shocked this quiet, semirural community of 16, The team was forced to forfeit its final game of the season. Because it is a felony to possess or distribute child pornography, the charges could be serious. But because most of the people at fault are themselves minors and, in some cases, took pictures of themselves and sent them to others, law enforcement officials are at a loss as to how to proceed.
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Montgomery County officials say they have received at least 10 reports of activity related to the scheme from middle schools in recent days and have turned them over to police. The episode echoes incidents in Virginia four years ago in which teens faced criminal charges for gathering compromising material and for "sexting. Montgomery County school officials sent a letter to families at the system's 25 high schools and 40 middle schools last Friday evening, alerting them to the problem.
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Middle school students in suburban Maryland are being approached through Snapchat to send nude selfies to an anonymous user who is posting the images to a website that students — or others who know the password — are viewing, according to school officials. Montgomery County officials say they have received at least 10 reports of activity related to the scheme from middle schools in recent days and have turned them over to police. They said some Montgomery County students have sent photos, and others have been given the password to the website.
Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings. In a search warrant seeking information from Snapchat, a police offer writes about interviewing a witness at Robinson Secondary School. But the search warrant states there are four suspects who had access to the account that shared the pictures.