FL Mom Charged For Hacking Homecoming Queen Tally

The Orlando Sentinel reports:

An Escambia County assistant principal and her daughter hacked into dozens of student accounts to cast fake votes to apparently help her daughter become homecoming queen, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Pensacola residents Laura Rose Carroll, 50, and her 17-year-old daughter were arrested by FDLE agents Monday after an investigation found they cast 246 votes in Tate High School’s homecoming court election. Her daughter was named homecoming queen in October.

FDLE agents found hundreds of votes in the October election for Tate High School’s homecoming court were flagged as fake, with 117 votes coming from the same IP address around the same time.

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