Teens charged after posting nude pix of classmates online

California - (NBC) - Four California high school students are facing charges after posting nude photos of female classmates on the Internet.

Deputies cited four male students from Yucaipa High School, all of them 15 years old. They identified eight female students as victims, ages 14 and 15.

Investigators say the girls took nude photos of themselves, and sent them voluntarily to their friends.  The photos were eventually sent to a group of other students.

One student collected the nude images and posted them on a Yahoo social networking web page according to deputies.

While the four teenage boys were the ones who were cited, the District Attorney said the girls who took the photos of themselves are also facing criminal charges.

They are not only considered the victims, but also the suspects in this case.

These crimes are considered felonies, and if the teens are convicted, they will have to be registered as sex offenders for the rest of their lives.

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