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JCC bomb threats suspect

U.S. indicts serial Jewish community bomb hoaxer for hate crimes

Justice Department statement does not say whether 19-year-old Israeli citizen would be extradited to the United States.

By REUTERS
01/03/2018
Hoax, terme anglais qui désigne un canular

Fausse nouvelle : mode d’emploi

Face aux informations erronées qui pullulent sur le Web, la prudence est de mise

By MICHELE MAZEL
26/02/2017
Screenshot from 'Innocence of Muslims'

Analysis: Film behind Libya attack may be fake

Offensive references to Islam sloppily inserted in post-production; film's cast and crew say original plot unrelated to religion.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
13/09/2012
Screen shot of Fox News Twitter saying Obama dead

Fox News Twitter hacked; says Obama dead

In likely July 4th hoax, news network's politics feed sends out multiple tweets that US president was shot and killed in Iowa.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
04/07/2011
Arraf photo actually of Londoner Jelena Lecic.

'Gay Girl in Damascus' actually straight man in Scotland

Hoax blog writer says he "never meant to hurt anyone"; explains how he created Amina Arraf following repeated failed attempts to write fiction.

13/06/2011
Arraf photo actually of Londoner Jelena Lecic.

Tale of lesbian dissident snatched by Assad in doubt

The Internet has been abuzz with speculation that story of alleged kidnapping of Syrian anti-regime activist is an elaborate hoax.

10/06/2011
Bat Yam Meteorite

TAU expert: Bat Yam ‘meteorite’ was a hoax

Scientist ridicules the media for getting so excited about it.

By JUDY SIEGEL
26/04/2010
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