Fraudsters wasted little time running scams based on the death of Osama bin Laden, so it's no big surprise that they are now running cons based on the conspiracy theory that the former head of al Qaida is alive. Tweets relaying the false news that the uber-terrorist is alive supposedly point to a non-existent news story on CNN. …
Of course OBL is alive (assuming he didn't actually die of kidney failure/whatever back around 2001). If you caught the world's most wanted terrorist/CIA asset and knew you would be interrogating him to death, it would be much more convenient to announce that he is already dead, wouldn't it? We'll use the old "man overboard" excuse to explain the missing body ....
Not this again!
This is the umpty-thrumpty time this type of phish has been done on Twitter.
I'm amazed it still works.
In case you're wondering, the bad site is on 18.104.22.168. Blocking the whole 22.214.171.124/19 block will save you from a lot of headaches.
He is is alive?
I thought the Maquis Seal Team got that guy?
Wasn't it all over Fox news? About Obama being killed.
Oh, such a confusing world.
Of course he's alive. That's why we've all seen the video of him gloating over the Navy Seals' failed attempt to kill him.
Oh, wait, we haven't seen that. What in the man's history allows anyone to believe there wouldn't be such a video if he were still alive?
As for interrogating him, there'd be no point. According to the intelligence reports they've let news outlets have he's been little more than a figurehead for years.
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