As the congressional investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election heated up, false rumors that U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff’s sister married George Soros’ son went viral.
False rumors that federal agents raided a mosque in Michigan came from a website that describes its content as “conservative satire.”
False reports that the FBI arrested 22 Clinton Foundation employees one day after reopening an investigation are based on reports from fake news websites based in Panama.
False rumors about the Clinton house fire destroying hard drives, servers and other incriminating evidence came from a known peddler of fabricated news.
Fake news websites based in Panama are behind false reports that Robert Mueller and Nancy Pelosi had an affair that lasted for 13 years, forcing Mueller to resign.
False rumors that an intel officer revealed President Obama could be the first president with a felony indictment date back to March 2017.
The FBI has disputed reports that Stephen Paddock converted to Islam six months before the deadly Las Vegas shooting.
False reports that Susan Rice’s housekeeper was found dead after an FBI interview came from a well-known fake news website.
A self-described fake news website is behind false reports that the feds arrested Jim Comey at 3 a.m.
Reports of an FBI investigation of Bernie Sanders and his wife, Jane, appear to be credible — but little is known about the investigation.