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Prank Emails - Page 2

Nonsensical Hoax - Fungus Shiue Share Image to Get Money in Four Days

Social media message claims that, according to the Chinese art of "fungus shiue", those who share an attached image depicting a very large amount of cash will receive money in four days.

Published: August 27, 2013


Hoax - 'Lawful Interception Recovery Fee' on AT&T Bill

Message claims that users under surveillance are being charged a "lawful interception fee" to cover the cost of wiretapping their phones. As proof, the message includes an image depicting an AT&T bill that lists the alleged fee.

Published: August 14, 2013


Boob Melons Hoax 'Vietnamese Gourd or Pumpkin' Images

Circulating message that features a series of images depicting objects shaped like human female breasts claims that the objects are gourds or pumpkins that grow naturally in Vietnam.

Published: August 2, 2013


Faux Images - Mermaid Skeleton

Message circulating via social media features photographs of what appears to be a mermaid skeleton being excavated by archaeologists.

Published: August 2, 2013


Does a Viral Video Really Depict a Snowfall in the Philippines?

Video going viral via YouTube and social media posts claims to show a bizarre and unprecedented snowfall in the Philippines.

Published: July 25, 2013


Tim Tams 'May Contain Traces of Human Flesh' Hoax Image

Circulating image depicts a packet of Tim Tams chocolate biscuits featuring the allergy warning "MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF PEANUTS AND HUMAN FLESH".

Published: July 19, 2013


Faux Image Mounted Police Officer Riding Giant Dog

Circulating image appears to depict a police officer mounted on a giant dog alongside another officer on a horse.

Published: July 9, 2013


Hoax - Pope Benedict XVI Resigned Papacy to Convert to Islam

Circulating story claims that Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February 2013 because he had decided to convert to Islam.

Published: July 8, 2013


Does a Viral Image Depict a Monkey Saving a Puppy From An Explosion?

Circulating message claims that an attached picture shows a monkey saving a small puppy from a factory explosion in China.

Published: July 3, 2013


South African 'Mighty Men' Conferences Racial Integration Hoax

Circulating message claims that South Africa's ANC has proposed a bill that would force the organizers of the popular Christian "Mighty Men" conferences to ensure that 70% of conference tickets were sold to native Africans in a move to advance racial integration.

Published: July 2, 2013


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