Incident 651: Students at a Beverly Hills Middle School Allegedly Created and Shared Deepfake Nudes of Their Classmates

Description: At Beverly Vista Middle School in Beverly Hills, California, students allegedly used AI to generate fake nude photos with their classmates' faces, prompting investigations by school officials and the police. The incident highlights the increasing misuse of generative AI among minors.


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Alleged: Unknown deepfake creator developed an AI system deployed by , which harmed Unnamed middle school students.

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A "variant" is an incident that shares the same causative factors, produces similar harms, and involves the same intelligent systems as a known AI incident. Rather than index variants as entirely separate incidents, we list variations of incidents under the first similar incident submitted to the database. Unlike other submission types to the incident database, variants are not required to have reporting in evidence external to the Incident Database. Learn more from the research paper.