Catholic School Students and Teachers Receive Online Death Threats

Country: France

Date of incident: March 31, 2023

On the 31. March 2023, pupils and teachers from the Catholic School "Saint-Pierre", in the southern city of Montrond-les-Bains, received a threatening message in the school's intern e-mail box. An unknown person, probably an outsider, threatened pupils of with death with the words "I'm going to cut your throat". An investigation has been opened by the police.

The catholic school group Jean Paul II has around 500 pupils in Forez.


A mother, whose child attends the school, testified about the incident: "It was exactly 9.50 pm when the message arrived." According to Le Progrès, it would appear that the hacking came from outside the establishment. 

Source: Le ProgrèsTL7Radio ScoopLeProgres

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