Death Scams and Hoaxes
Links to reports that discuss false claims about the deaths or injuries of celebrities or famous people.
Looking for reports published before 2016? Click here to view an archive of death scam and hoax reports on the legacy Hoax-Slayer website.
Circulating social media posts claim that Tom Kenny, the actor who supplied the voice of much-loved children’s character SpongeBob SquarePants has died.