U.S. Capitol Police said that officers arrested seven unauthorized people in a congressional office building and charged them with unlawful entry.
“U.S. military at the White House arresting Congress.”
Authorities arrested 31 members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front near an Idaho pride event after they were found packed into the back of a U-Haul truck with riot gear.
“U.S. military arrests Michael Sussmann.”
Did the U.S. military arrest members of Congress at the White House? No, that's not true: This did not happen, and the video making the claim seemingly used the title for clickbait. The claim appeared in a video posted to Facebook publish
(Screenshot from CSPAN.)A widely shared article from Real Raw News, which describes itself as trying “to bring light to topics often ignored by others,” claims that the military arrested President Joe Biden’s campaign manager and Whit
The man told police he was upset by a leaked draft opinion suggesting the Supreme Court is about to overrule Roe v. Wade, the landmark abortion case.
Were 84 members of U.S. Congress arrested for drunk driving throughout 2018? No, that's not true: There is no publicly available evidence suggesting that 84 members of Congress were arrested in 2018, let alone arrested for drunk driving.
https://checkyourfact.com/2022/06/02/fact-check-paul-pelosi-child-porn-arrest/ A video shared on Insta
Was Amber Heard arrested for perjury and cocaine possession as of June 3, 2022? No, that's not true: This is a completely made-up claim, published by a website that calls itself a "trusted source for satire." The claim appeared in an arti
Did the military arrest the current White House deputy chief of staff, Jennifer Brigid O'Malley Dillon? No, that's not true: Lead Stories received an email from a duty officer at the Pentagon who told us the claim was not true. The claim
Paul Pelosi, 82, was taken into custody shortly before midnight Saturday in Napa County.
“American journalist” Jack Posobiec was “arrested at World Economic Forum.”
Was actor Alec Baldwin arrested, convicted and then sentenced to death by the U.S. military? No, no part of the claim is true: Baldwin was seen in a New York City park with his children a day before the story making the death-sentence cla
The top elected official in a rural and sparsely populated West Texas county has been arrested after being accused of stealing cattle.
CBS News reported that two more suspects were arrested in the Buffalo shooting, and that one more victim was identified.
Mark Zuckerberg was arrested.
Was Hunter Biden, President Joe Biden's son, arrested on May 12, 2022? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that this has happened. Trustworthy media outlets have not reported on this story, either. Claims that Hunter Biden was arres
Did the CEO of Pfizer get arrested? Was the vice president of Pfizer detained by federal agents recently? No, neither of these claims are true: A spokesperson from Pfizer told Lead Stories that these claims are false. Vancouver Times, whi
The Atlanta rapper, whose name is Jeffrey Lamar Williams, was arrested at his home in Buckhead.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)A viral article from Real Raw News claims that the military arrested U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack on April 26, “after connecting him to the calculated destruction
In less than 24 hours, a fabricated claim from a self-described "satire" website was copied and shared, without a disclaimer, from one end of the internet to the other.
“Military Arrests Biden’s Sec. of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.”
Did U.S. military "White Hats" arrest Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack on April 26, 2022? No, that's not true: The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Office of the Secretary of Defense told Lead Stories that Vilsack was not arrest
An alternate universe exists on the pages of Real Raw News.
Do social media posts show Russian agents arresting neo-Nazis for an assassination plot and then displaying their confiscated property? Maybe, it's not clear what the images show: A video of the purported raid was released by Russia's Fed
The claim was made by a website that frequently makes fantastical (i.e., false) claims.
(Photograph by Paul Morigi/Getty Images/Concordia Summit.)A Facebook post claims that David Axelrod, former senior adviser to Barack Obama and political commentator for CNN, was arrested in Chicago on April 15. The post shares a screenshot of a viral a
For another person in another country at another time, the case might have been a minor matter.
A right-wing congresswoman from Arizona posted — then quickly deleted — a tweet attempting to whip up anti-immigrant sentiment while also failing at math. “Border Patrol agents have apprehended more than 1,000,000,000 migrants at our
“Hunter Biden arrested this morning.”
On April 19 2022, Imgur power user OctopussSevenTwo shared a purported news screenshot, which reported that a Minnesota man had been charged for throwing a “death party” in honor of his ailing wife. That same day, a user shared a slightly d
Was David Axelrod, a political consultant and former White House official for former President Barack Obama, arrested by the military? No, that's not true: There is no evidence for this. Axelrod tweeted from his verified Twitter account o
The founder of Microsoft had a few minor run-ins with the law.
An old image that dates back to at least ten years ago has incorrectly been attributed to the Jahangirpuri communal violence.
(Photograph by Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images.)A viral article from Real Raw News, which describes itself as exploring “content often avoided by the mainstream media,” claims that Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Alle
An Instagram post has falsely claimed that Dr Anthony Fauci has been arrested by US Special Forces. The post appeared on 11 April 2022, and shows a screenshot of an article from 10 April 2022. But Dr Fauci, who is Director of the National Institute of
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has not been arrested.