Nationwide swatting email included Carbon County

CCSD No. 1 was one of several targets of email, CCSD No. 2 did not receive an email but increased diligence with law enforcement

On December 13, Carbon County School District No. 1 (CCSD1) received an email which school officials believe was a “swatting” email several school districts across the state and country also received.

Swatting is the act of prank calling emergency services in attempt to get them to arrive at a particular address. The threat was believed not to be credible.

CCSD1 Superintendent Mike Hamel confirmed in an interview the next day that the threat is still not believed to be credible.

Hamel was out of town on business that day and other members of his staff addressed the situation. He said un...


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