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Man Responsible For Olympic Ring Mishap Found Dead In Sochi-Fiction! & Satire!

Man Responsible For Olympic Ring Mishap Found Dead In SochiFiction! & Satire!

Summary of eRumor:

Social media is a flutter with news from the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia that alleged that the technician responsible for the malfunctioning animatronics during the opening ceremony was found dead.

The Truth:

The source for this eRumor is a satire website called The Daily Currant, who released the article on February 8, 2014. 

The website’s “About page” defines the website as an “online satirical newspaper” and that all their stories are fiction.

Posted 02/10/14

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