Links to reports that discuss circulating messages that are true but may be mistaken for hoaxes or scams.
Looking for reports published before 2016? Click here to view an archive of true report listings on the legacy Hoax-Slayer website.
Email warning claims that a child suffered laryngospasm after drinking a form of liquid candy that was intended to be sprayed into the mouth.
Message warns that mold in old pancake mix can cause serious health problems and claims that a person died after eating mold-contaminated pancakes.
Messages warn that some Cadbury chocolate eggs produced and distributed in Canada have been recalled because they may contain hard pieces of plastic
Email forward provides information about a method of cleaning a dryer lint filter that will save electricity and prolong the life of the appliance