Emails threatening violence to many Bay Area School Districts earlier this week was a hoax that was nationwide. It was a contest from an online gaming community to see who could have the most school evacuations in the U.S. and many other countries.
As many as 46 states were affected.
More in the report below.
The #FBI is working with our local law enforcement partners to determine the validity of the reported school threats within our area of responsibility. At this time, they appear to be part of a larger influx of threats and they do not appear to be legitimate.— FBI SanFrancisco (@FBISanFrancisco) April 9, 2018