Details about “freedom checks’ are scarce, but most claims are tied to well-known dividend reinvestment plans that aren’t viewed as a way to get rich quick.
9/11 Attack on America
Warnings about scams involving new Medicare ID cards circulated in February 2018.
False rumors that Barack Obama is trying to become UN secretary-general are based on outdated (and questionable) reporting from 2014 and 2016.
A Facebook parody page is behind false reports that Vice President Mike Pence defended former White House Aid Rob Porter with a bible verse.
Crayola Bathtub Finger Paint Soap Burns Child’s Hands-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: A Facebook post warns that Crayola bathtub finger paint soap burned the skin off a child’s hands. The Truth:…
False rumors about the Clinton house fire destroying hard drives, servers and other incriminating evidence came from a known peddler of fabricated news.
Mislabeled opinion pieces are behind false reports that Donald Trump changed Obama Highway back to Old Dixie Highway that surfaced in January 2018.
Warnings that seven women were killed by perfume samples laced with anthrax have been around for 15 years, but there’s no basis for them.
False rumors that Congress is getting a $20,000 raise in 2018 while seniors see Social Security benefits go up $2 per month circulated in December 2017.
Claims that Dr. Dean Lorich, who exposed Clinton Foundation corruption, was found dead in December 2017 twist factual events into a a baseless conspiracy theory that’s not supported by facts.