Apr 24, 2020

Coronavirus: 'I faked having Covid-19 on Facebook and got arrested'

Michael Lane Brandin knew his Facebook post would cause a stir. Mr Brandin posted that he'd tested positive for coronavirus. The rumour had snowballed on social media - and so the next Facebook post was perhaps inevitable. "But because of a Facebook post I lost my job, my health benefits. I couldn't start my masters programme on time due to not having the money." All over the world posting misinformation about the virus could now get you arrested.

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