Facebook closes Mintlaw vigilante page

By Jamie Buchan

Published: 14/12/2013

A controversial social network site which was set up to combat alleged bullying at a north-east secondary school was dramatically shut down by Facebook bosses last night, just hours after it was exposed by the Press and Journal.

The page, which aimed to stop troublemakers at Mintlaw Academy by threatening to post allegations about them and their families, is at the centre of a police investigation.

Officers received complaints that the so-called Poma Page, People of Mintlaw Academy, had posted offensive, false claims about a local family.

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