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ST. CHARLES, Mo. (KMOX) – Its St. Louis’ own Wiki-Leaks scandal, but this time government secretes aren’t at stake, its everything Lindenwood University.

A spreadsheet with names, G.P.A.s and contract information of 184 students on academic suspension were posted to Twitter by an account called, @LindenLeaks.

“The university has an investigation going on to learn how this information got in the hands of the individual who released it,” said school spokesman Scott Queen, who demanded the Twitter account be taken down this week.

That account, which had been up for about a year was taken down over night. But damage had already been done for Freshman Ben Kimbrough. “Its upsetting… if people don’t look at it, it’ll be better for everybody.”

Queen says hacking and releasing student information is illegal and the anonymous poster, when caught, will be prosecuted.

Whoever posted the information also posted a litany of complaints against school administrators, ranging from parking issues to slow campus internet speeds.

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