(The AEGIS Alliance) – An assistant principal along with her daughter was apprehended and also charged with unlawfully accessing students’ computer system accounts at a Florida high school to rig the homecoming queen votes, authorities stated.
50-year-old Laura Rose Carroll that is an assistant principal at an elementary school, and also her age 17 daughter were charged with a range of offenses, consisting of conspiracy, illegal use of a two-way communication device, and also incriminating use of personally identified data, according to a press release by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
Carroll’s daughter was crowned the homecoming queen at Pensacola’s Tate High School in 2020 prior to the fraudulent activity being uncovered.
Hundreds of ballots were later on marked as fraudulent after an examination. Some 117 ballots alone originated from the exact same IP address connected to Carroll’s phone, investigators uncovered.
Several students reported that Carroll’s daughter spoke about using her mom’s school computer system account to gain access to student data in order to cast votes that seemed to be from them.
Carroll was locked up at the Escambia County Jail on Monday on an $8,500 bond. Her daughter was jailed at the Escambia Regional Juvenile Detention Center.
Kyle James Lee – The AEGIS Alliance – This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.