Wild Boars Kill Three ISIS Terrorists in Iraq-Truth! & Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Wild boars killed three ISIS terrorists who were hiding in heavy vegetation before a planned ambush outside the city of Kirkuk, Iraq. The Truth: Three ISIS fighte
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Nancy Pelosi on target about what Donald Trump might save under his tax plan House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., took aim at President Donald Trump’s tax proposal by making it personal -- how mu
President Donald Trump has said that what Canada has “done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace” and that “dairy farmers in Wisconsin and upstate New York … are getting killed by NAFTA.” But that trade agreement isnR
According to a post that is currently appearing on Facebook, the owner of Mercedes, identified as one "Kevin M. James", is giving away two of the luxury vehicles on May 1, 2017. The post No, Kevin M James the ‘Owner of Mercedes’, is not G
Message circulating via social media claims that the 'longhorn cattle company' tested some of the top brands of energy drink and found that they contain bull sperm. The post No, Energy Drinks Do NOT Contain Bull Sperm appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
Rep. Maxine Waters Paid Her Daughter $750,000 to Send Campaign Mailers-Mostly Truth! & Outdated! Summary of eRumor: U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters has paid her daughter, Karen Waters, about $750,000 to send campaign mailers on behalf of the Cit
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Did trade deficit cause slow growth in 2016, as Donald Trump tweeted? In an early-morning tweet, President Donald Trump took a not-so-veiled shot at his predecessor’s economic record. "The U.S. reco
Summary When the Environmental Protection Agency decided to not ban chlorpyrifos, an insecticide widely used in agriculture, both the EPA and its critics claimed “sound” or “solid” science supported their positions. Research does suggest chlorp
Jimmy Johns Owner Jimmy John Liautaud Hunts African Wildlife on Safari-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Photos that appear to show Jimmy John Liautuad, owner of Jimmy Johns Gourmet Sandwiches, posing with two African elephants and a delta leopard that he
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Trump has signed more bills in 100 days than any president since Truman, Spicer says Counting the number of laws he’s signed, President Donald Trump has been more productive in his first 100 days than any
Missing Trey Gowdy Investigators Found Dead, Gowdy in Protective Custody-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Investigators working for U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) on a criminal investigation of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went missing and were
Bill Clinton Suffers Health Crisis, Family Rushes to Arkansas-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: President Bill Clinton has suffered a health crisis that could claim his life, and Clinton family members have rushed to the former president’s side in Arka
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Has Donald Trump overseen a gain of 500,000 jobs so far? On April 25, the White House launched a web page to promote President Donald Trump’s achievements in his first 100 days. Featured prominently near th
If there’s one arena where President Donald Trump’s agenda has had a rough encounter with reality, it’s Capitol Hill. A couple of weeks before Election Day, Trump unveiled his Contract with the American Voter. In it, he listed 10 bill
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney made an apples-to-oranges comparison when he said he couldn’t understand why Democrats opposed supplemental funding for a border wall since many of them were for it back in 2006. Mulv
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Does the Ninth Circuit have an overturn record 'close to 80%'? President Donald Trump, upset by a district judge’s decision to temporarily block one of his immigration orders, went on Twitter to criticize t
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Ivanka Trump wrongly says child care single largest U.S. household expense At a meeting in Berlin focused on empowering women entrepreneurs, first daughter and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump said her father stood
Have you seen a Facebook post claiming that a particular store is giving EVERYONE a free voucher or coupon to celebrate its anniversary? Hundreds of these giveaway scams have flooded Facebook over the last year or so. The post Beware of “Anniver
According to this email, I've been sent a refund of $231.45. The email suggests that I click a link to review the transaction online. The post ‘Did You get Your Refund’ Emails Open Binary Options Scam Website appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
“TAKING EXECUTIVE ACTION: In office, President Trump has accomplished more in his first 100 days than any other president since Franklin Roosevelt.” — White House news release, April 25 Though President Trump has declared rev
Search Warrant Served at Obama Residence-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The FBI and NSA served a search warrant on the Washington, D.C., mansion where President Obama is spending his post-presidency. The Truth: An admitted fake news website is behind fa
“John Is My Heart” Essay Written By Frank Schaeffer for the Washington Post-Correct Attribution! Summary of eRumor: Author John Schaeffer penned an essay titled “John is My Heart” for the Washington Post that describes how h
We’re happy to announce that FactCheck.org is both the 2017 Webby Award and People’s Voice winner for best political blog or website. This is the fourth consecutive year that we’ve won both awards, which honor excellence on the intern
A hoax news site used an old British tabloid photograph to claim that the former First Lady of the United States filed for divorce because her husband impregnated his mistress.
According to an email from the Director of the Google Foundation, you've been selected as a major customer this year and can thus obtain a grant of £864,000. The post No, the Google Foundation has NOT Granted You £864,000 appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
If you sell on Amazon, watch out for a fake "Action Required" email that claims that you have a balance due on your seller account. The post Fake ‘Action Required’ Email Phishes for Your Amazon Login Details appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
Eddie Murphy Dies in Car Accident-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Reports have gone viral that actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has died in a car accident. The Truth: False reports of Eddie Murphy’s death spread across social media shortly after the c
Lowes $50 or $100 Mother’s Day Coupon-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Claims that Lowe’s Home Improvement offered customers a $50 or $100 coupon for Mother’s Day have spread across Facebook. The Truth: Fake offers to redeem a $50 or $10
Prayer Request for Greg Comer’s Battle Against Cancer-Outdated! Summary of eRumor: A prayer request has been issued from the son of Greg Comer, a 41-year-old New Jersey man who has been battling cancer for seven years, has gone viral on Facebook
"HappyMother's Day" Facebook post claims that you can click to get a $100 gift card from home improvement store Lowe's. The post No, Lowe’s Is NOT Giving Away $100 Gift Cards On Facebook For Mother’s Day appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
A circulating social media post is claiming that actor and comedian Eddie Murphy has been killed in a car crash. The post Eddie Murphy Has NOT been Killed in a Car Crash appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
Jury duty phone scammers are now using the names of real police officers to make their claims more believable. The post Jury Duty Phone Scams Continue With New Twist appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
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Message claims that Canadian coffee and doughnut chain, Tim Hortons, adds nicotine to its coffee and that patrons have suffered serious health problems as a result. The post Nicotine in Tim Hortons Coffee Hoax appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
Dear Guest Post Spammers, thank you so much for your constant offers to "collaborate" with Hoax-Slayer and write "amazing" articles for me to publish. The post Dear Guest Post Spammers — Some Advice From an Irritated Recipient appeared first on
According to a post that is currently being shared on Facebook, Internet giant Amazon is giving away a free $100 coupon to EVERYONE as a means of celebrating its anniversary. The post No, Amazon is NOT Giving Everyone a Free $100 Coupon appeared firs
New York Pizzeria Denies Service to Veteran John Welch, His Service Dog-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A servicemember named John Welch was denied service at Villagio’s Pizzeria in Massapequa Park, New York, because he was accompanied by his se
WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Found Dead in London-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been found dead in a London alley. The Truth: False reports that Julian Assange has been found dead in London started with a fake n
Q: Did the Supreme Court rule that public schools cannot teach students about Islam? A: No. That false claim was spread by a network of fake news websites. FULL QUESTION Did the Supreme Court just shut down the teaching of Islam in our schools? Did J
This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper explains why President Donald Trump was wrong to take credit for Toyota’s plan to invest over $1 billion in its largest manufacturing plant in Kentucky. Trump said, “Toyota just announced that it will inve