Conspiracy Theories on Moscow Attack Blame CIA and Mossad: How Misinformation Spreads on Social Media

Moscow, Russia – Following the tragic attack on Moscow’s Crocus City Hall on March 22nd, social media was inundated with misinformation and conspiracy theories regarding the perpetrators. Despite the terrorist group Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) claiming responsibility for the mass shooting, some users on platforms like 4chan and Instagram pointed to alternative culprits, suggesting the United States and Israel had a hand in the attack. These fringe conspiracy theories quickly spread from 4chan’s ‘politically …

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Murdaugh Case Reopens Old Stephen Smith Investigation – New Theories Arise After SLED Discovery

Hampton County, South Carolina – In June 2021, the tragic deaths of high profile lawyer, Alex Murdaugh’s wife, Maggie, and son, Paul, led South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) to take a closer look at an unsolved case from 2015. While looking into the murders, SLED discovered a link to the death of 19-year-old Stephen Smith, whose case had gone cold following his mysterious death. This discovery prompted SLED to reopen the investigation into Smith’s …

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