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Scams and Hoax Accounts Proliferate on Instagram

April 2019 saw the culmination of a months-long popular uprising in the country of Sudan, when its former president Omar al-Bashir stepped down from his post. The Sudanese military quickly took control of the country in what it called a transitional phase. In the weeks following al-Bashir’s ouster, however, clashes became both deadlier and more […]

Warning that a message offering pictures of Osama Bin Laden's death are viruses-Truth! and Fiction!

Messages that Claim to Have Pictures of Osama Bin Laden‘s Suicide is Actually a Virus-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: There are at least a couple of versions of this eRumor.  One warns that an email that claims to include pictures of Osama Bin Laden’s suicide is actually designed to trick you into opening a […]