1. Flashing Headlights Gang Initiation : snopes.com ••••
Warning about gang members driving around with their headlights off, then killing anyone who flashes them.
  ...http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/lightsout.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot 25 Newsletter Archive...
  ...Warning about gang members driving around with their headlights off, then killing anyone who flashes them. David Mikkelson Sep 3, 2014 Share -...
  ...Claim: Prospective new gang members are being initiated by killing the drivers of cars who flash their headlights at them. Examples: [Collected...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:55:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/lightsout.asp

2. Gang Way : snopes.com •••
Legends about criminal gangs.
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  ...Gang Way Gang Way Legends about criminal gangs. David Mikkelson From the Archive Share - - Gangs feature prominently...
  ...are gang signs. Prospective new gang members are being initiated by killing the drivers of cars who flash their headlights at them. The gang known as...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:57:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/gangs.asp

3. 100 Gang Kills in 100 Days : snopes.com •••
A viral warning about gangs in Los Angeles vowing to kill 100 people in 100 days is nothing more than another unsubstantiated crime rumor.
  ...Check out this article 100 Gang Kills in 100 Days. http://www.snopes.com/gangs-kill-100-days/ Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks...
  ...other legends about gangs engaging in games, contests, or initiations involving the non-purposeful killing of random victims. Gang issues involving gun...
  ...by Los Angeles gangs, local law enforcement members who deal with gangs asserted such threats were largely a form of bragging by gangs who have neither...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:27:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/gangs-kill-100-days/

4. FALSE: National Gang Week — Bloody Car Seats : snopes.com •••
Gangs are not using bloody car seats to lure female motorists out of their vehicles as part of a 'National Gang Week' activity.
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  ...to be aware of .. gangs and thieves, are now plotting different ways to get a person to "stop" their vehicle. "There is a gang initiation reported by...
  ...gang initiation" legend). Gangs regularly target random, innocent victims for murder, typically as part of an initiation scheme for new members...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:55:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/carseat.asp

5. Payphone Poison : snopes.com •••
Are gang members putting a mixture of LSD and strychnine on pay phone buttons?
  ...gang members putting a mixture of LSD and strychnine on pay phone buttons? David Mikkelson Jul 15, 2011 Share - - Claim:...
  ...Claim: Gang members all over the country are spreading a deadly mixture of LSD and strychnine on pay phone buttons. Example: [Collected on the...
  ...this is to warn everyone of a new thing happening in communities as a gang initiation and such. If you care about anyone, please forward this to them...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:12:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/mayhem/payphone2.asp

6. Slasher Under the Car : snopes.com •••
Do thieves hid under people's cars to slash their ankles?
  ...Robbery is the usual motive for the attack, but gang initiation and rape turn up in some tellings. When it's rape, the victim is often dragged back under...
  ...is part of an initiation, in some versions the victim's instinctive reaching down to clutch her injured ankle gives the prospective gang member his...
  ...years, grown more and more into another tale about ruthless gang initiations. As inner city gang activity plays a greater part of the nightly news...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:33:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/robbery/slasher.asp

7. The Killer in the Backseat : snopes.com •••
A crazed killer is discovered hiding in the back seat of woman's car at a gas station.
  ...see her car door open and the guy slip out. The report is that the new gang initiation thing is to bring back a woman and/or her car. One way they are...
  ...those versions as a racist reaction to anxiety about being attacked by a member of a feared group: the lurking black man represents the perceived menace...
  ...2002, versions circulating on the Internet which involved prospective gang members looking to kidnap a woman for rape reappeared with surprising...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:28:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/madmen/backseat.asp

8. Crime Warnings : snopes.com •••
Warnings about criminals and criminal activity.
  ...Groups of gang members are committing robberies and carjackings in Round Rock, Texas. Hotel room keycards are encoded with personal information which...
  ...Maryland gangs are engaging in a deadly initiation game that requires new members to steal cars and shoot motorists on highways. E-mail describes an...
  ...Gang initiates in Montgomery, Alabama, are sneaking into cars at service stations and raping white female motorists. Propane tanks rendered dangerous...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:47:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/warnings.asp

9. Associated Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Associated
  ...Montgomery Gang Initiation Do gang initiates in Montgomery, Alabama, throw occupants out their cars, then make off with the vehicles plus all the...
  ...TNT Car Club Gang Initiation Are members of the TNT Car Club running over motorcycle riders as part of a gang initiation? Read More by David Mikkelson...
  ...FALSE: National Gang Week Gangs are not using bloody car seats to lure female motorists out of their vehicles as part of a 'National Gang Week'...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:56:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/associated/

10. President Obama Orders Millions of Blank Green Cards? : snopes.com •••
Has President Obama quietly ordered 34 million blank green cards ahead of a post-election immigration surge?
  ...CARDS which would be used to "support possible future immigration-reform initiative requirements." If that sounds like a lot, consider that in an...
  ...id cards in one year "to support possible future immigration reform initiative requirements." The request for proposals says the agency will need a...
  ...Are gang members putting a mixture of LSD and strychnine on ... Fact Check Coconut Oil Improves Focus and Cognition? It does make scientific sense...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:09:29 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/immigration/greencards.asp

11. Hairy-Armed Hitchhiker : snopes.com •••
A helpful male stranger begging a ride at a shopping mall turns out to be a crazed killer.
  ...The Dublin criminal gang - The Westies are having an initiation ceremony at the moment for new members. It's aimed at women driving alone. They hang...
  ...woman gets into her car the guy holds her at knifepoint and takes her to be gang-raped. This is a serious message that came to me by my Father. He was...
  ...is going on at a shopping mall near you, or that the country is awash in gangs of rapists and serial killers using such ruses to lure unsuspecting women...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:18:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/madmen/hairyarm.asp

12. The Biscuit Bullet : snopes.com •••
A woman sitting in a car thinks she's been shot when a canister of biscuit dough explodes.
  ...from a reliable source that a Gang Initiation is starting today and will be going until the end of December. The gangs are instructed to ask someone for...
  ...If Texas tries to impose the rule on a member of the activist … 32K Counting Blue Counties Misleading maps and distorted data led to an inaccurate...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:22:31 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/safety/biscuit.asp

13. Relentlessly Gay : snopes.com •••
All donations to the "Relentlessly Gay" campaign will be refunded, Julie Baker said.
  ...On 16 June 2015, Baltimore resident Julie Baker initiated a GoFundMe campaign titled "Relentlessly Gay," saying that she had been prompted to start it at...
  ...Did Bin Laden shooter Rob O'Neill fight off five gang members ... Fact Check Palin's Pose Rumor: Photograph shows Sarah Palin posing with a 'Fuc_ You...
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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:26:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/2015/06/18/relentlessly-gay/

14. Flyers or $100 Bills on Car Windows Carjacking : snopes.com •••
Warning claims parking lot carjackers are placing flyers or $100 bills on the windows of cars, then taking the cars when drivers step out of their vehicles...
  ...out for a thrill or participating in some rite of passage (such as a gang initiation). Carjackers tend to hang around places where motorists have to stop...
  ...has gained a measure of credibility thanks to it having been forwarded by members of the law enforcement community. Illinois State Police Master Sgt....
  ...officer. Later versions of this e-mail identified Sgt. Granell as being a member of the Louisiana State Patrol or Louisiana State Police. One of the...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:18:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/warnings/carjack.asp

15. Urban Legend Definition : snopes.com •••
A definition of the term 'urban legend.'
  ...either folks they know personally or acquaintances of friends or family members. Whereas the setting of more traditional legends places them in the...
  ...and feature such up-to-date bogeymen as terrorists, AIDS, and inner-city gangs. Though some of these tales go back a century or more, their details are...
  ...Are gang initiates attempting to force cars from the road in ... Fact Check Bread, Bagged Rumor: Iowa Republican Joni Ernst received $460,000 in...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:09:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/ul-def.asp

16. Microwaved Baby : snopes.com •••
Stoned babysitter cooks an infant in the oven?
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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:36:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/drugs/babysitter.asp

17. The Green, Green Grass of Home : snopes.com •••
Does a photograph show a soldier in Iraq growing grass from seeds sent by his wife?
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  ...If Texas tries to impose the rule on a member of the activist … 32K Counting Blue Counties Misleading maps and distorted data led to an inaccurate...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:47:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/military/grass.asp

18. Space : snopes.com •••
Photographs, pictures, and other images involving space, astronomy, and satellites.
  ...Are gang initiates flashing their headlights to get cars to ... Fact Check Truck Art Do photographs show trucks decorated with advertising art.?...
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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:50:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/space/space.asp

19. Obamacare Website Accidentally Enrolls Thousands in Sex Offender Registry : snopes.com •••
Did the federal insurance exchange web site accidentally enter thousands of people into a sex offender registry?
  ...Are gang initiates flashing their headlights to get cars to ... Fact Check Bud Light Did Budweiser run advertising with homosexual theming? Fact...
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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:52:33 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/registry.asp

20. E.J. Korvette -- Eight Jewish Korean War Veterans? : snopes.com •••
Did the E.J. Korvette chain take its name from a shortening of 'eight Jewish Korean veterans'?
  ...membership was low: There was no application policy or admissions fee or initiation rite. Flashing a union card or a driver's license was validation...
  ...Street and not become a Korvette member; indeed, avoiding it required a powerful act of will. Yet, thanks to its members-only status, Korvette could...
  ...Gang of Muslim Women Beat a Lady for Wearing Bikini A gang of Muslim women did not beat up a French bikini-clad ... Fact Check Man Arrested for Not...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:50:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/ejkorvette.asp

21. CNN / MSNBC Alert Virus : snopes.com •••
Information about the 'CNN News Alert' virus lures.
  ...the links takes the user not to the CNN web site, but to a site that will initiate the download of an malicious executable onto the user's PC. (Variants...
  ...Gang of Muslim Women Beat a Lady for Wearing Bikini A gang of Muslim women did not beat up a French bikini-clad ... Fact Check Glow, Cat, Glow! Are...
  ...If Texas tries to impose the rule on a member of the activist … 32K Counting Blue Counties Misleading maps and distorted data led to an inaccurate...
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:50:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/computer/virus/cnnalert.asp



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