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Never believe any breaking report on Twitter naming this comedian as the attacker

By Gianluca Mezzofiore


Following the terrorist attack near a mosque in north London, fake reports started circulating on Twitter that British authorities identified the attacker as an American man named Sam Hyde:

#FinsburyPark London police release the identity and driver’s license of the murderous terrorist. An American expatriate named Sam

— Pazuzu (@rpazuzu) June 19, 2017

However, no such claim has been made by Met Police or other law enforcement agencies.

Sam Hyde is a familiar face for whoever has been watching hoaxes and fake news closely in the past few years.

This ID was found on the Finsbury Park attack suspect

— Alex Witoslawski (@alexwitoslawski) …

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