Around a third of people think their governments are ‘hiding the truth’ about immigration — here’s why people believe conspiracy theories

Win McNamee/Getty Images About a third of people in countries like the US, UK, and France believe conspiracy theories about immigration. They think the government is lying to them about immigration figures. According to a new study, there’s an association between voting for Trump or Brexit and believing these theories. Voting this way is also […]

Death of GRU chief sends Western media and pundits into tailspin of conspiracy theories

The death of Igor Korobov, who led Russia’s top military intelligence agency, has sent conspiracy mongers into overdrive. Unwilling to believe the 62 year-old died of cancer, they are filling in the gaps with their own theories. Korobov died “after a long and serious illness,” the Defense Ministry announced on Thursday. Various sources have informed […]

New Jersey couple, homeless vet behind viral $400k GoFundMe accused of ‘get-rich-quick’ conspiracy, theft

The Today Show/YouTube Three people involved in the viral GoFundMe campaign that raised $ 400,000 for a homeless vet have reportedly been charged with conspiracy and theft offenses. An NBC 10 source says couple Mark D’Amico and Kate McClure turned themselves in to prosecutors on Wednesday. It is not known whether homeless veteran Johnny Bobbitt […]

Trump spreads wild conspiracy about voter fraud, claiming people change clothes before voting a second time

President Donald Trump continued to spread unsubstantiated conspiracies about voter fraud in American elections as midterm election ballots continue to be counted — and recounted — in key races in Florida and Georgia.  Trump has aggressively accused elections officials of forging and “finding” votes in Florida in order to hand the key Senate and gubernatorial […]

Khabib launches explosive Conor McGregor conspiracy theory – The UFC would be in trouble

Khabib Nurmagomedov thinks the Conor McGregor bus attack was set up (Image: GETTY) Khabib and Conor McGregor met in Las Vegas at UFC 229 earlier this month in a battle for the UFC Lightweight title. Khabib retained the belt with a fourth round submission but sparked chaotic scenes when he jumped out of the Octagon […]

Manifest Boss: Stolen [Spoiler] Will Stoke Conspiracy Theories — Plus, Will Ben's Rival for Grace Fight Back?

It was one (literally) microscopic step forward for Manifest‘s mystery-solving team, and then a corpse-sized step back, as Episode 3 of the freshman NBC hit came to a close. Just as medical researcher Saanvi revealed to Ben and Michaela that she and Cal possess a genetic marker that was not there before the fateful Flight […]

Reddit bans communities promoting QAnon conspiracy theory

Reddit’s tougher policies just led to more community bans, albeit not for typical reasons. The site has confirmed to Slate that it shut down subreddits associated with the QAnon conspiracy theory, including GreatAwakening, QProofs and thestorm, among others. While the company didn’t say exactly what had prompted the bans, it noted that its rules bar […]

Former Fiat Chrysler Official Gets 66 Months for Role in UAW Conspiracy

On Monday, former Fiat Chrysler Automobiles labor relations chief Alphons Iacobelli was sentenced to 66 months in federal prison for tax evasion and his key role in the corporate conspiracy to win favorable treatment from the UAW. Apparently, his plea agreement didn’t help him avoid jail time, but it was enough to shave a few […]