Coronavirus ‘fake news’ network busted in Hungary

Coronavirus ‘fake news’ network busted in Hungary
Coronavirus ‘fake news’ network busted in Hungary

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Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - Hungarian police said yesterday it has busted a network of 'fake news' websites that reported alleged coronavirus-related deaths in Hungary. — AFP pic

BUDAPEST, Feb 9 — Hungarian police said yesterday it has busted a network of “fake news” websites that reported alleged coronavirus-related deaths in Hungary, so far free of reported infections from the deadly virus.

A man and woman are suspected of “operating dozens of fake news portals and linked pages” claiming that several people have been infected and died from coronavirus, said a statement on the police website. 

The sites, whose articles carried sensational headlines, were aimed at increasing traffic and boosting advertisement revenue, said the police.

“A 37-year-old Hungarian woman has collapsed and died in Budapest, probably from coronavirus,” read a headline from one of the sites displayed by the police.

Computer equipment was seized at several locations during raids Friday, said the statement. — AFP

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