Tag: school threats

FBI warns posting fake school threats & hoaxes can lead to arrest, prison time

| September 5, 2018
FBI warns posting fake school threats & hoaxes can lead to arrest, prison time

“Think before you post.”

That’s the message from the FBI to anyone thinking about posting fake school threats or hoaxes in public forums.

Law enforcement, prosecutors, and educators are joining together to educate the public about the consequences of posting hoaxes.

In recent months, the FBI and law enforcement around the country have investigated a number of hoax threats of targeted violence against schools and other public places.

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