Links to reports that discuss false and misleading warnings and alerts that circulate via social media, SMS, and email.
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This email forward warns that a serial killer may be abducting his female victims by pretending to return a dropped five dollar note.
Long circulated message warns drivers not to flash lights at cars driving with headlights off because it is part of a violent gang initiation ritual.