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High school students receive pornographic photos and videos in school email accounts

By Mason White 11:13 AM February 22, 2016
Student checking emails (illustration) 

By: Chan Yuan
(Scroll down for video) A high school in Oregon, was forced to shut down its email system after students received messages containing pornographic photos and videos.

Officials at the Forest Grove High School, announced that they are working with the police and Google, to learn who is behind the series of pornographic emails sent to students.

A 16-year-old student said that he received an email confirming a subscription to a gaming website he never visited. The following day, he received a confirmation for signing up for a subscription to a pornography website.

The email include graphic images. On Wednesday, the school shut down all email systems in order to block the messages from being sent to students.

Principal Karen O’Neil said that officials were shocked by the content of these emails, and they regret that students receive such material in their inboxes.

A total of 1,800 students received the pornographic emails.