Thursday, March 19, 2009
Summary of the eRumor:
Forwarded emails and text messages warning of a gang initiation at at Wal-Mart where three women will be killed.
A sudden wave of emails and text messages hit the super information highway around March 17th warning that there will be a gang initiation of at various Wal-Mart locations where three women will be killed.
Various police agencies have been contacted by news agencies and this warning is believed to be an old 2005 eRumor that has resurfaced. Although agencies considered this to be a hoax, some said that they are taking extra precautions.
Hillenblog advises to Verify your e-rumors before forwarding them... www.truthorfiction.com, www.snopes.com, www.factcheck.org