1. Gang Initiation - Ask Directions, Then Shoot : snopes.com
Are gang initiates ask women directions, then shooting them?
  ...http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/directions.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot 25 Newsletter Archive...
  ...Are gang initiates ask women directions, then shooting them? David Mikkelson Jul 15, 2011 Share - - Claim: Gang...
  ...made aware of this gang through my job because of the likelihood that they may come in looking for work. Most of the members being initiated are between...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:40:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/directions.asp

2. Halloween Gang Initiation : snopes.com
Are gang initiates planning to kill thirty or more women at Halloween 2008?
  ...Check out this article Halloween Gang Initiation. http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/halloween.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact...
  ...Halloween Gang Initiation Halloween Gang Initiation Are gang initiates planning to kill thirty or more women at Halloween 2008? David Mikkelson...
  ...when entering or exited their cars because the gang "Bloods" for their initiation are ordering new members to kill at least 34 women before the end of...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:41:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/halloween.asp

3. Gang Initiation by Chase Down : snopes.com
Are gang initiates attempting to force cars from the road in order to murder the occupants?
  ...http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/chased.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot 25 Newsletter Archive Glossary...
  ...Are gang initiates attempting to force cars from the road in order to murder the occupants? David Mikkelson Jul 15, 2011 Share -...
  ...women refueling their vehicles at gas stations having prospective gang members hide themselves in their cars so as to kidnap, rape and murder the women...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:40:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/chased.asp

4. Gang Initiation : snopes.com
Are gang initiates flashing their headlights to get cars to pull over in order to murder their occupants?
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  ...Are gang initiates flashing their headlights to get cars to pull over in order to murder their occupants? David Mikkelson Jul 15, 2011 Share -...
  ...inbox in May 2006. Unlike its well-known predecessor, in which the gang members were the ones being flashed at, in the 2006 tale the prospective...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:40:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/pullover.asp

5. Genesee County Gang Initiation : snopes.com
Detroit-area gang initiates are planning to shoot a woman in the head at a gas station in Genesee County?
  ...http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/genesee.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks News Hot 25 Newsletter Archive Glossary...
  ...Detroit-area gang initiates are planning to shoot a woman in the head at a gas station in Genesee County? David Mikkelson From the Archive Share -...
  ...police officer who works in the gang enforcement department released info that a Detroit gang is initiating new members and has requested that the...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:41:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/genesee.asp

6. Gang Targets Women at Wal-Mart : snopes.com •••
Are gang initiates under orders to kill a woman and small child in a Wal-Mart?
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  ...gang initiates under orders to kill a woman and small child in a Wal-Mart? David Mikkelson Mar 26, 2009 Share - - Claim:...
  ...in mid-July 2005. No such murders or attempted murders were reported, no gang members were arrested, and no one spoke up about having planned to...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:40:15 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/walmart.asp

7. Thrown Brick Gang Activity : snopes.com •••
Gang members in Oklahoma City looking to rob or kill random victims throw rocks or bricks at cars in hope of getting motorists to stop?
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  ...Gang members in Oklahoma City looking to rob or kill random victims throw rocks or bricks at cars in hope of getting motorists to stop? David Mikkelson...
  ...the possibility the assault on LaFave's vehicle was part of an initiation or other gang activity, Capt. McCool disavowed it as being such. In an...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:41:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/brick.asp

8. 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...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:40:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/gangs-kill-100-days/

9. 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.
  ...Check out this article FALSE: National Gang Week. http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/carseat.asp Sent via snopes.com Send What's New Fact Checks...
  ...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...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:14:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/carseat.asp

10. 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...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:07:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/madmen/backseat.asp

11. Gangs Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Gangs
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  ...Warning about gang members driving around with their headlights off, then killing anyone who flashes them. Read More by David Mikkelson Sep 3, 2014...
  ...gang initiates ask women directions, then shooting them? Read More by David Mikkelson Jul 15, 2011 529 Fact Check Deadly Chase Down Are...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:13:49 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/gangs/

12. Mutilated Boy : snopes.com •••
Did a gang lure a little boy into a washroom and chop off his penis?
  ...a gang lure a little boy into a washroom and chop off his penis? David Mikkelson Jul 15, 2011 Share - - Claim: A gang...
  ...Christians as part of their gruesome initiation rituals. In most tellings, the child is set upon by a gang of attackers, though in a few isolated...
  ...legends is a racist or otherwise prejudiced one: certain "other" people — members of a feared minority — are out to get "our" children. "Blood simple"...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:31:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/parental/mutilate.asp

13. 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'...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:41:23 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/associated/

14. FALSE: Hillary Clinton Sat on Monsanto's Board : snopes.com •••
Hillary Clinton never sat on Monsanto's board of directors, nor does she maintain any known fundraising ties with the agribusiness giant.
  ...Claim: Hillary Clinton is (or was) a member of Monsanto's board of directors. False Example: [Collected via e-mail, February 2016] Bet they...
  ...#Monsanto #GMO Hillary sat as a board member and support it. Time for @SenSanders to clean FDA Dept #FeelTheBern pic.twitter.com/2eUu58Jyw6 —...
  ...Are gang initiates flashing their headlights to get cars to ... Fact Check Unnatural Predator Rumor: Photograph shows an orca attacking a black bear....
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:59:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/hillary-clinton-sat-monsanto-board/

15. Do Panhandlers Make $50 an Hour? : snopes.com •••
How true to life is the "wealthy panhandler" trope, and how much do they really make an hour on average?
  ...December 2016, the Dallas Morning News published an article about a new initiative to recruit panhandlers for day labor — but as is sometimes the case, a...
  ...either cleaning up litter or working in parks. The effort mimics an initiative in Albuquerque, NM. But city leaders caution the program might not work,...
  ...in these tales of caution, but also frequently a violent individual, gang member, or murderer. Because of the inherent risk of extending trust, the...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:07:25 GMT http://www.snopes.com/do-panhandlers-make-50-an-hour/

16. Bitter Almond Tree Banned in 1995 Because B17 Fights Cancer : snopes.com •••
Bitter almond trees haven't been banned in the United States since 1995; the FDA has only cracked down on people peddling bitter almond derivatives as a...
  ...Food and Drug Administration. "Marin Food Specialties, Inc. Initiates Voluntary Recall of Imported Organic Raw Almonds (Bitter Almonds) Due to Elevated...
  ...Rumor: Gang members removing lug nuts from the tires of cars ... Fact Check Shy'ann Wells Is a 14-year-old girl named Shy'ann Michelle Renee Wells...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:29:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/bitter-almond-tree-banned/

17. 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...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:45:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/ejkorvette.asp

18. Japanese Eyeball-Licking Craze : snopes.com •••
Has an eyeball-licking fad produced a widespread outbreak of ocular maladies among Japanese schoolchildren?
  ...counselors and the police. Unfortunately, just like the schoolkids who initiated the tales, some of those adults take such rumors at face value and...
  ...and the sensation of oculolinctus is supposedly akin to that of toesucking. Members of our site's message board quickly recognized the weakness of the...
  ...contents ran the whole gamut of extreme, mondo bizarro lifestyles: biker gangs, leather, tattooing and body-piercing. It also catered to men with Lolita...
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 12:14:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/media/goofs/eyeballlicking.asp



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