REVENGE NIGHTMARE

Scorned Ex-Boyfriend Emails Nude Photos Of Teacher To 250 Of His Students

kz2ncybxj9cddhbfe7ghA word of caution to those of you who text X-rated pictures of yourselves to others: Be very careful who you send them to or your naughty bits may come back to haunt you.

One Pasadena school teacher has learned this lesson the hard way.

38-year-old David Galvan allegedly hacked into his ex-boyfriend’s, high school teacher Richard Rosa, work email and sent provocative pictures of the science instructor to 250 of his students, colleagues, and friends, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The email’s subject line simply read, “Enjoy!”

Attached to the body of the message, which was sent on July 10 while Rosa was out of the country, were four nude pics of the teacher showing off his bare chest and penis.

According to Pasadena police Lt. Terysa Rojas, Galvan was angry that his relationship with Rosa had ended and so he was seeking revenge. A warrant for his arrest was issued a week after the email was sent on five charges, including identity theft, sending obscene matter, and impersonating Rosa.

Upon learning he was a wanted man, Galvan allegedly fled the state. Three months later, officials tracked him down in Hillsboro, Oregon. Last week, he was transported to Pasadena city jail, where he was released shortly thereafter upon posting bail.

As for Rosa, school district officials say he’s not at risk of losing his job. Just to be on the safe side, however, students have begun rallying around their beloved science teacher. An online petition titled “Save Mr. Rosa” began circulating over the summer, insisting he not be punished for what his awful ex-boyfriend allegedly did to him. It currently has over 500 signatures.

A court hearing on the matter is scheduled for November 21.

h/t: Gawker

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19 Comments

  • dhmonarch89

    he may get in some trouble- is that a black board in the background- looks like pics were taken at school- awful of ex to send- but taking them in school is pretty bad.

  • Milk

    I suppose if anybody who can sympathized it will be the young generations of selfie senders. Which is a good thing.

  • Stache99

    The trouble is that I knew plenty of guys like his boyfreind.

  • Cagnazzo82

    @dhmonarch89: If you think that’s bad try being in the shoes of the person who sent those pics to all those students.

    As if it’s not bad enough being charged for illegally accessing his boyfriend’s e-mail, he also sent obscene material to minors.

    His life is effectively over… and for what? Because you broke up with your boyfriend? You try to embarrass him and your life gets blown up in the process. So foolish and short-sighted.

  • Daveliam

    This poor teacher. I feel like he was probably not a good decision maker (that really might be a blackboard in the back of the pictures), but he must be humiliated. It’s nice to see that his students are rallying behind him. But, as a teacher, to think of having to walk into a school where, likely 95% of the people have seen you naked? Mortifying. I’d be surprised if he didn’t transfer schools over the summer.

    I once had a gay male student send me dirty texts. Turns out it was an ex of his who stole his phone and was trying to get him in trouble at school. Thankfully I went right to the principal when it happened and it got sorted out through the police, but both of us (me and the student) were really uncomfortable around each other for the rest of the year, even though neither of us did anything wrong.

  • TCury

    I know this guy. He is not the type of guy that would knowingly put himself in this situation.

    His FB also got hacked. So I saw everything. It know it wasn’t fun for him. I can’t even imagine not only to have your students see this, but all your friends and family too. I personally didn’t care…(one day, i came home and saw a penis on my wall feed…wtf)

    Did he make a bad choice with dating this crazed loon, yes, but know that the leak was not his fault.

    The reason his students are rallying with him is that 1) he is passionate about teaching 2) his personality is very relatable and his students know that. I’m glad that the parents and school support him as well.

    Plus, he has nothing to be ashamed about. Had I knew he packed that, I’d take a second look.

    @ dhmonarch89 the photos were in his room, not the class room…

  • NoCagada

    1. I wonder how many of his students would really like to rally behind him…or in front of him…
    2. Do classrooms still have blackboards? I thought they were all whiteboards, now…that’s all I saw throughout college.

  • Geeker

    That looks a lot like a classroom.

  • Kangol

    So glad that when I was younger and knew drama queens like this, the worst they could do was throw clothes or books in the street! They couldn’t even figure out how to hack into your email, let alone access your cell phone.

  • Roan

    I’m disappointed that uncensored pics aren’t available.

  • CoachS

    Look again folks. Shiny frame on it. That’s not a blackboard. It’s a big screen TV. Trust the guy above who knows him. It’s his home.

    Best of luck to him. Sounds like he’s a good guy and has earned unwavering support from his students. That means he cares. No school wants to lose a teacher like that.

  • Cam

    I love how the first comment on here tries to somehow draw an equivalency of the guy taking pictures of himself, and somebody else, breaking into his account, stealing his identity, sending out private material to work colleges and students, and then fleeing the state.

    Really? Even mentioning them in the same sentence is ridiculous.

  • JerseyMike

    The boyfriend had to be an asshole from day one.. If you are a good person you dont do crap like this just because of a break up. I’m sure he treated others like crap and the teacher bf ignored the behavior. Just remember if your friend or boyfriend treat others like crap just know your day is coming as well.

  • Will L

    While I think the ex boyfriend needs to be punished, the teacher put himself in this situation. If you take nude pictures of yourself, they WILL be seen by the wrong people eventually. It is heartwarming that he’s getting such great support form his students.

  • musctop

    …The larger photo in the NY Daily News shows that the object behind Rosa is not a blackboard but a leather headboard. Just FYI.

  • frubino

    Jealousy in extenuating circumstances

  • Chris

    Anyone in a relationship should always remember: “partners have ways of becoming ex-” I know it’s accepted to share these sorts of photos; but in today’s day and age, when all it takes is a couple of buttons being pushed, I’d recommend against ever allowing anyone to take anything compromising of you.

  • stranded

    It’s interesting that news outlets won’t blur out the man’s face or refrain from naming him or the school thereby making this already embarrassing situation even more insufferable.

  • Realitycheck

    On a lighter side……. how many students complimented the teach for his nice junk? LOL

    Sorry, but taking nude pictures at work… and in a school is a big NO-NO….
    teacher and boyfriend were a perfect match of stupidity and both behaved stupid……

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