When Hurricane Michael slammed into Mexico Beach, Florida on October 10th, 2018, the massive storm caused as-yet untold amounts of damage, leveling homes for miles: Amid images of survivors and the aftermath, the usual hurricane hoaxes began to appear, like this one: Caption: “Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport – Panama City Beach, FL” The post …
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.
Hotels aren’t required to accept evacuees with pets during natural disasters, but shelters operated by state and local government are under the PETS Act of 2006.
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.
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.
A false report of a Yellowstone lava geyser following earthquakes in Montana and Wyoming in July 2017 were intended to be satire.