The AJC is following an investigation of nude photos of Gwinnett County high school girls being posted on social media sites, and they want your input on this phenomenon. Here’s what’s happening in the investigation thus far:
“The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is looking into who is responsible for posting racy and nude photos of several Gwinnett County high school girls on social media outlets.
The postings were removed by authorities, but because the subjects are underage, anyone who posted or distributed the photos could be charged with distributing child pornography, a felony that carries a potential 20-year prison sentence.
The incident, which occurred last week, is the latest in a growing trend of young people having explicit photos of themselves – intentionally or otherwise – posted online for the world to see, experts and law enforcement officials say.
“The problem is once these photos are out there they can show up anywhere,” said former DeKalb County