The following article, Democrat Mayoral Candidate Livestreams Her Own Fake Kidnapping for ‘Sympathy Votes’, was first published on Flag And Cross.
So many hoaxes, so little time! What is it with people thinking they’ll get away with this stuff? Is it a sense of entitlement, like they must be believed no matter (or how far-fetched) the situation?
Check this out, via The State:
A candidate in a crowded South Carolina mayoral race is accused of orchestrating an elaborate ruse for sympathy votes using a fake kidnapping and Facebook Live.
Sabrina Belcher, 29, was arrested and charged with conspiracy and filing a false police report after Sumter police say she filmed herself being kidnapped, beaten and robbed on Facebook earlier this week.
Christopher James Eaddy, 34, was also charged with conspiracy in the case, the Sumter Police Department said in a news release.
WARNING*** Graphic video
Here is part of the now-deleted Facebook live video police say was a fake kidnapping stunt to garner sympathy votes. Sabrina Princess Belcher campaigned to be the "first black female mayor" for Sumter, S.C. #HateHoax pic.twitter.com/UUM121q8UZ
— Andy Ngô (@MrAndyNgo) August 21, 2020
Here’s a screenshot of the police department’s Facebook post:
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