College student suspended for a Facebook comment

A Facebook post has landed a North Carolina college student in hot water, and now he's suspended!

Catawba Valley Community College issues debit cards to all students that double as a student ID.

The student didn't want to give personal information to a financial services company, but he had no choice.

Soon after he was inundated with credit card offers.

So, he posted a Facebook status that said:

"Anyone else's inbox full of spam today? I wonder if they'd like it if we register them with every porn site known to man. Anyone know any good viruses we could send them?"

He was promptly suspended.

Marc Bechtol, the student that was suspended reply to the suspension, "There was no intent to do anything, no follow up act to do anything. Obviously venting frustration."

The college says it was a threat and the student has been suspended for two semesters and banned from campus.


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