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Jussie Smollett raised a fake attack: Here are some other famous fake


Finally, Chicago police stopped weeks of doubt and guessing on Wednesday when charges were set against Empire actor, Jussie Smollett.

Smollett is responsible for making a fake report by the police after claiming he was conducting a racial, homophobic assault on his own. The police claim that he has paid two brothers as part of the counterfeit.

In the same way as past fraud that came to international attention, some felt that something was fish, while others believed that Smollett was counting on what happened ( his lawyers say they are not guilty of holding the attack).

Here are a few other notable shortcomings you could – or maybe – they have not fallen for them.

Balloon Boy

Falcon Heene, who is better known as Balloon Boy, shows his father, Richard, outside the family home at Fort Collins, Colo. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press)

On October 15, 2009, Richard and Mayumi Heene told the police that their six-year-old son, Falcon, was caught in a free, free, free helium balloon.

The family came into television stars immediately, as the cameras followed the balloon flying through the air for two hours over 80 kilometers. When it was landing, the boy was no longer able to find it. The police investigated a search after reports that something had been seen falling out of the balloon just before it landed.

Hours a little later, it was found that Falcon was hiding in his family's palace.

Incredibly Larry King Live It seems that Falcon himself seems out of a family telling Wolf Blitzer, guest guests: "We did this for the show."

Days later, the police announced that he was all fake.

On November 13, 2009, Richard Heene pleaded guilty to trying to influence a public minister. He was sentenced to 90 days in prison and was ordered to pay US $ 36,000 in recovery. Mayumi Heene was sentenced to 20 days a weekend prison.

Morton Downey Jr.

Morton Downey Jr claimed that he had been attacked by neo-Nazis. (Marty Lederhandler / Associated Press)

On April 24, 1989, as he scooped his talk show, Downey came away from a bathroom at San Francisco airport, claiming he had been attacked by neo-Nazis.

He said they were trying to slow down his head and paint swastika on his face.

Trouble was, the swastika was reversed. Arrange as if Downey was painted when looking at himself in a mirror.

The police never found any evidence that supported his claim that he had attacked him.

Downey was never raised, but his show was canceled five months later. He has tried several times to regenerate his career, without any benefit.

Ryan Lochte

US swimmer Ryan Lochte claimed he was caught up in the gun in Brazil after competing in the Olympics. (Michael Sohn / Associated Press)

On August 14, 2017, a day after competing at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Nyan Nyan Ryan Lochte said at NBC News he and three swimmers had been caught up in a gun at a gas station.

"The man pulled his gun," he said. "I'd cocked, put it on my stream and said," Go down, and I put my hands up, I was like anyway. " our money, he took my wallet – it left my cell phone, left my credits. "

The Brazilian police were unable to find the taxi driver in the cabin who had claimed he had a little before it was blocked. And they could not confirm her allegations.

A few days later, Brazilian authorities suggested to Lochte and the worms had vandalized a bathroom at the gas station and had been forced to pay the assistant for the damage. Ultimately Lochte was accused of communicating a fake incident to the police, but he was later cleared.

Charles Stuart

Charles Stuart told the police in 1989 that he and his new wife left a birth class at Brigham and a Women's Hospital in Boston when she was shot by a black man. (Darren McCollester / Getty Images)

On October 23, 1989, Charles Stuart told the police to Boston that he and a pregnant woman were assaulting a man as they were returning from birth.

His wife died, and 17 days later, so their baby son, who was introduced early.

The rage event raises a race across the city and the case was taken across the United States. The mayor said the killer would be found and ordered his police commissioner to give each officer the case.

Stuart said that life insurance payments were more than $ 80,000 in the United States.

At the end of December, Stuart chose a black man out of a police line.

But days later, on January 3, 1990, Stuart jumped from a bridge. Earlier hours, his brother told the police that Charles Stuart had admitted to kill his wife.

Jayson Blair

It was found that Jayson Blair quoted quotes, stories and other elements of reporting the New York Times over his 4 years in the newspaper. (Mayita Mendez / Newsday / Associated Press)

Journalist Jayson Blair started his career in the New York Times as an intern in the summer of 1998. As she resigned four years later, she had been plagiarized several times, and had acted as a whole, interviews and comments.

According to the Times, "he chose details of photographs to create the impression he had been somewhere or had seen someone, when he had not".

A job investigation revealed issues with at least 36 of the 73 pieces that he wrote as a national correspondent.

Scam Go Fund Me

Johnny Bobbitt Jr. left Left and left, Kate McClure and Mark D 'Amico after organizing a fake Go Fund Me campaign and pounding hundreds of thousands of dollars. (Elizabeth Robertson / Philadelphia Inquirer through AP)

During the fall of 2018, Kate McClure and Mark D 'Amico, page Go Fund Me, set up saying that a homeless man has given their last $ 20 after they have found them on the roadside with no gas. The couple said they wanted to raise money to thank the man, Johnny Bobbitt Jr.

People give more than $ 400,000 to the United States. McClure and Amico Bobbitt gave $ 75,000, which did not seem too good with him. He was prosecuting, and the whole story began to resolve.

The couple had fallen most of the money on cars and trips by the police caught up to them. The three were accused of reproaching and re-grading. They face up to 10 years in prison if they are found guilty.

Joe Gliniewicz

People pay respect to Lt. Joe Gliniewicz believes he was shot and killed while following a group of suspicious men. (Nam Y. Huh / Associated Press)

On 1 September, the police officer of Chicago, Joe Gliniewicz, was found dead in the forest, after he radiated as he pursued three suspects – two white and two black. It was immediately taken to be killed in accordance with duty.

But a few weeks later, the Greater Lake Force Task Force commander, George Filenko, announced that all had been "carefully organized suicide."

Gliniewicz had been stealing and laundering money from a police mentoring program for young people who ran with his wife. Three months later, his wife was reported on charges related to the same crimes.

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