A 2016 “doomsday” forecast came back to light as Hurricane Ian barrelled toward Florida.
Facebook user Jim Bates hasn’t madeany fact checkable accusations about CNN lying about Hurricane Maria relief efforts in Puerto Rico.
It’s not true that the Red Cross can steal items off church doorsteps under an Obama-era executive order, and claims that items were stolen are unproven.
A self-described fake news website is behind false reports that Florida Governor Rick Scott is in critical condition after suffering a head injury during Hurricane Irma recovery efforts.
An emergency order signed by the U.S. Virgin Islands governor authorized the seizure of guns and ammo after Hurricane Irma — but those seizures never began.
A photo that supposedly shows where Hurricane Harvey flooding revealed ammo hidden by the Obama administration was actually taken in Russia in 2010.
Floyd Mayweather Donates Millions to Houston Flooding Relief-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Floyd Mayweather donated a $200 million to Houston flooding relief efforts after Hurricane Harvey struck in August 2017. The Truth: False rumors that Floyd Mayweather donated millions (either $100 million or $200 million depending on the rumor) to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts started with …
False claims that Joel Osteen sailed through Houston on a luxury yacht handing out copies of his book came from a website that publishes Christian satire.
Picture of Hurricane Isabel Taken From a Ship-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The eRumor includes one or sometimes two pictures of strange looking cloud formations said to be of Atlantic Hurricane Isabel in September of 2003. The Truth: Why someone felt the need to say these were pictures from Hurricane Isabel is known …
Guards at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Virginia Given Permission to Leave During Hurricane…and Stay Anyway–Truth! Summary of eRumor: During Hurricane Isabel in September, 2003, the guards at the Tomb of the Unknowns were given permission to leave, but they chose to remain even if it meant threat to their lives. The …