DANBURY, Conn. (WABC) -- Two Connecticut teenagers are charged with setting up a fake Twitter account under the name of a former teacher.
Police say the former Danbury High School teacher was made aware of an active Twitter Account using her actual photograph and actual name portraying the account as hers.
The Twitter account was portraying the teacher in a defamatory manner, authorities said.
After conducting interviews and search warrants, police say the investigation revealed that two former Danbury High School students, who were seniors at the time of the incident, were responsible.
According to police, Nickolas Brito, 18 of Danbury, turned himself in and was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Criminal Impersonation and Conspiracy to Commit Harassment 2nd.
Mikayla Ramos, 18 of Danbury, turned herself in and was charged with Conspiracy to Commit Criminal Impersonation and Conspiracy to Commit Harassment 2nd and False Statement.
Danbury teens accused of setting up fake Twitter account under teacher's name