Newtown School Shooting Sparks False Postings on Web

Connecticut police say people are posing as the 20-year-old shooter on social media sites.
1:39 | 12/17/12

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What -- it's. Becoming somewhat of a concern. And that is miss information. -- be posted on social media sites. There has been this information. Coming from people posing as. The shooter in this case. Closing using -- -- these. Mimicking this this. Crime -- crime scene of the crime -- activity that took place in this community. Spend some things in somewhat of -- threatening manner. It is important to know. That we have discussed with the federal authorities that these. These issues are crimes. They will be investigated. Statewide in federally. And prosecution will take place when people perpetrating this information -- -- -- -- fight. Again. All information relative to this case is coming from these microphones. And any information coming from other sources. Cannot be confirmed. And in many cases it's been found is inaccurate. So I simply that's the newest twist today. That we want to make sure this perfectly clear. That social media web sites that contain information -- to this case are not being posted by the Connecticut state police. Are not being posted by eight in new -- police are not being posted by any authorities in this case. So any of that information if people that are putting -- information up there in any manner. All right that can be construed as a violation of state or federal law will be prosecuted will be investigated and prosecuted.

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