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A Florida teenager Emily Rose Grover and her mother were accused of rigging a pre-high school election by hacking student accounts and throwing fake ballot papers.
Agents with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement arrested Laura Rose Carroll, 50, and her 17-year-old daughter Emily Rose Grover on several charges. https://t.co/Li4kjUwBmS
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Emily Rose Grover, 17, and Laura Rose Carroll, 50, were arrested in Pensacola Monday after investigators uncovered their alleged conspiracy to rig the Tate High School elections so that the teen could win the returning queen home last fall would.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) announced it opened its investigation in November after Escambia County School District officials (ECSD) reported hundreds of student accounts were viewed without authorization.
Investigators alleged that Carroll, assistant principal at Bellview Elementary School, which is part of the ECSD, used her credentials to break into accounts and vote for Emily, who ultimately won the title.
The two women were charged with crimes against users of computers, computer systems, computer networks and electronic devices. illegal use of a two-way communication device; criminal use of personal data; and conspiracy to commit the above crimes.
Carroll has been taken to the Escambia County prison, the FDLE said in a statement. Records show she was released shortly afterwards on bail for $ 8,500.
Emily was enrolled in the Escambia Regional Juvenile Detention Center.
Carroll’s husband told CNN, “We have no comment at the moment. Our lawyers have told us not to speak and we will have our day in court.
The alleged scheme became known after Tate High School officials discovered that 117 Homecoming Court votes had been cast from the same IP address in a short space of time.
After investigators were contacted by the ECSD, they found evidence of unauthorized access to student accounts on Carroll’s phone and PC, the FDLE said.
The agency said that a total of nearly 250 fraudulent votes were cast and that “several students said Carroll’s daughter described how she used her mother’s account to vote”.
The investigation also found that as of August 2019, Carroll’s account would have accessed 372 high school records – 339 from Tate students.
Carroll has been suspended from the ECSD, a spokesman told the Pensacola News Journal.