Monthly Archives: November 2012

Christmas Cards for Recovering Soldiers HOAX

[ad name=”G-Leader”] This message advises recipients that they can send Christmas cards addressed to “A Recovering American Soldier” care of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center. While this might seem like a good way to show support for wounded soldiers, … Continue reading

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Death by Arsenic Poisoning Bogus Warning

[ad name=”G-Leader”] Eating Shrimp & Taking Vitamin C Can Cause Death by Arsenic Poisoning Please read if you eat shrimp… YOU MAY POISON YOURSELF ACCIDENTALLY Health message warns friends and family not to eat shrimp while taking vitamin C because it can cause … Continue reading

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Facebook Will Soon Require Social Security Number Hoax

[ad name=”G-Leader”] Bogus Warning Facebook Will Soon Require Social Security Numbers Message circulating on Facebook claims that, as an anti-spam measure, users will be required to enter their social security numbers when they login to the network from Expect this one … Continue reading

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Deadly Sanitary Pad Hoax

[ad name=”G-Leader”] Deadly Sanitary Pad Responsible for 53 Deaths Widely circulated warning message claims that a deadly sanitary pad called Fill In The Blank has recently caused 53 women in Any Country to bleed to death due to the inclusion of chemicals in the … Continue reading

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Calls From +375 and +371 Numbers

[ad name=”G-Leader”] Important Missed Calls Hoax Message circulating via SMS, social media and email warns you not to return missed calls from numbers starting with +375 or +371 because you will be charged between $15 and $30 for each returned … Continue reading

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Web Legends and Hoaxes

[ad name=”G-Leader”] Identifying Hoaxes & Web Legends Chain Letters and Share Button are familiar to anyone with an e-mail or facebook account. Whether its a warning about a new product crime wave or internet virus sent by a stranger or … Continue reading

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National Kill A Pit Bull Day

[ad name=”G-Leader”] Hoax Warning Message Warning message circulating via social media claims that October 31 (Halloween Night) has been designated as “National Kill a Pit Bull Day” and warns dog owners to lock up their animals because people have been … Continue reading

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