It has no basis in reality, but that hasn’t slowed its spread across Facebook and Twitter.
A QAnon Conspiracy Believer Allegedly Planned A Raid To Kidnap Her Son But Her Daughter Tipped Off Police
The daughter told authorities that her mother believed the people who were going to be hurt in the raid were "Satan worshippers" and "pedophiles."
“Identity based, and fringe political conspiracy theories” are very likely to motivate some domestic terrorists to “commit criminal and sometimes violent activity,” the memo warns.
The Suspected Gambino Mob Boss Killer Scrawled “MAGA Forever” And Apparent QAnon Messages On His Hands In Court
Anthony Comello, 24, is currently in jail for allegedly shooting Gambino crime family mob boss Francesco "Frankie Boy" Cali.
The fake quote has been spreading online for close to two years, but it suddenly got traction on Facebook and Twitter in the past month.
A Florida Deputy Was Kicked Off The SWAT Team After He Posed With Mike Pence Wearing A QAnon Conspiracy Patch
The 27-year veteran was disciplined and removed from the sheriff's department’s SWAT and Homeland Security teams after wearing the conspiratorial patch.
The Vice President’s Office decided to take down the picture so as not to spread the baseless conspiracy, an official told BuzzFeed News.
Reddit says the community violated its policies against inciting violence and harassment.
Less than two weeks after the first "Q" post appeared on 4chan, a Russia-backed troll account began amplifying the conspiracy theory on Twitter.
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For the most part, the nonsensical conspiracy theory's adherents were largely confined to fever-swamp corners of the internet. That is changing, and things are getting dangerous.