Children, parents spammed by porn during kindergarten orientation on Zoom

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KLINE TOWNSHIP, SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, Penn. (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Hazleton Area School District Superintendent Brian Uplinger, tells WBRE that someone hacked into a Zoom meeting for students and parents during kindergarten orientation at McAdoo-Kelayers Elementary School Thursday.

Twenty-five to 30 people, including the children, were exposed to pornographic video and inappropriate comments, including racial slurs, Uplinger said.

Uplinger says he was on the Zoom feed when the incident happened.

He says the Pennsylvania State Police are investigating and the district will prosecute to fullest extent of the law.

He has also called all the families and apologized for the incident.

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