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Compilation of Fake News regarding Las Vegas shooting

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Thanks to all these websites for compiling their own lists of fake news about the Last Vegas shooting:

 

Compilation of Fake News regarding Las Vegas shooting: 

  • Fake suspect
  • Coordinated attacks
  • Fake victims
  • Early warnings
  • Attack linked to ISIS
  • Attack linked to Antifa
  • Missing people from previous attacks

Fake suspect (source: Inquisitr)

The four people in this picture have nothing to do with the Las Vegas shooting. Stephen Paddock has been confirmed to be the only shooter, and he opened fire from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel.

Coordinated Attack (source: Inquisitr)

Newsweek confirmed there were no coordinated attacks. Some tweets were saying that there were multiple shooters happening at the same time in different hotels.

https://twitter.com/Babyygirllali/status/914734944185851904

Fake Victims (source: Inquisitr)

Photos of fake victims have been passed around. Pictures of famous soccer players, global politicians, and even porn stars made it to the (fake) news as being victims of the Las Vegas shooting. For example (account now suspended):

My dad is missing after Las Vegas shooting. Please RT and share. We are distraught #LasVegas#LasVegasShooting #MandalayBay pic.twitter.com/eiDgO0VCbb

— jack sins (@immyxrx) October 2, 2017

 

Early Warnings (source: Inquisitr)

Early reports said Marilou Danley was warning people that everyone was going to die in an attack.

Antifa Claiming Responsibility for the attack

The Puppet String News website published a story including a screenshot about the “Melbourne Antifa”’s Facebook page, which said:

“One of our comrades from our Las Vegas branch has made these fascist Trump supporting dogs pay.”

However, no evidence has emerged that the Australian group — or any other Antifa group — is associated to the Las Vegas shooting

 

Report of missing people from previous attacks (Source: Buzzfeed)

BuzzFeed collected a list of fake missing people from the Las Vegas shooting that included missing people who were actually a porn star, a comedian, a German soccer player, and a suspect in a Mexican murder case..

Attack linked to ISIS (source: Vox)

If you searched at around 3 pm Monday, you would find many top articles relating the Las Vegas shooting to ISIS based on the fact that ISIS apparently claimed the attack. It’s easy to see why ISIS would make such a claim – amplified by the social media coverage – that it was behind the attack. It’s however no proof at all that it indeed was behind it.

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Charity Worker Murdered for His iPhone in London

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A murder investigation has begun following the events of a charity worker stabbed to death by muggers who allegedly targeted the man for his iPhone 7.

Murder

28 year-old Abdul Samad, was stabbed in the heart near his home in Little Venice.

Samad was leaving a friend’s house where he was playing computer games.

He was able to reach the doorstep, however, it was already too late. He collapsed soon after.

He worked for the Dragon Hall Trust, which helps young people improve their computer skills and participate in social, educational and recreational activities.

Two males, aged 17 and 18, were arrested as suspects of murder and are being held in custody.

iPhone?

Speaking to the Evening Standard, Abdul Samad’s brother said:

“He was geeky and loved his computers and that’s why he was helping the young people. I could understand if it was some kind of postcode war but he’s not that type of person, his friends are all geeks.

“He loved helping children. That’s the sort of person he was. This is a young life gone and such a lovely life. He was full of energy and loved the kids he worked with.”

“You’re not going to find a nicer person. It was over a phone, it’s just so senseless.”

He also said that Samad had never been involved in any kind of trouble with the police, and had never done anything wrong.

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Explosion at Swedish Police Station

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The Swedish authorities stated that a powerful explosion near a police station, has made some considerable damage to the building.

Swedish Police Bomb

So far no one has been arrested and there are no injured.

The explosion was not being treated as a terrorist attack, and there are no clues as to who was responsible yet.

“It is fair to believe that this is a consequence of the good police work we do,” police spokesman Patric Heimbrand told a news conference.

“We work in heavy criminal environments and some of them could be irritated. But to those I’d say that we cannot be influenced.”

There was a similar explosion which took place in Malmo on November 30, 2014, however that incident hasn’t been resolved.

Mr Lofven told Sweden’s TT news agency the blast was “extremely serious” and it was “an attack on our democracy”.

“Violence against police must never be accepted,” he was quoted as saying, adding that the fight against serious crime must be intensified “with stricter laws, better tools and increased resources to the police”.

 

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Seven Schoolgirls and Two Women Sexually Harassed in London

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Seven schoolgirls have been sexually assaulted in the same place in London in three months.

Schoolgirls and Women Assaulted

Two women, of 27 and 25, and seven children aged 11 to 13, have been assaulted by a man who tried to get to them before running away.

CCTV recently released footage of a man connected to the attacks.

Superintendent Lee Hill of Greenwich Police said: “These incidents were very frightening for the victims. I am appealing to the public to help identify and locate this man as quickly as possible.

“Although none of the victims have suffered physical injury, the effects of becoming a victim of sexual assault can be lasting and traumatic.

“There is a possibility that these incidents are part of a linked series of attacks as a number of victims have provided very similar descriptions of the attacker – a white man aged between 40 to 50 years old, with short white or blonde hair. This is one line of inquiry detectives are exploring.”

Mr Hill also said: “I am concerned that there may be more victims who have not yet come forward and are not receiving the support that they may need. I would urge any victims who have not yet come forward to contact police.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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