publication date: Saturday, June 17, 2017 (part of Summer 2017)

category: Hoaxes

clue: If you like conspiracy theories about leaked emails, Sean Hannity has a rich one for you.

explanation: Rich was a DNC staffer who was murdered in 2016. Numerous outlets, most prominently Sean Hannity's program on Fox News, have been criticized for hyping conspiracy theories about his death being linked to leaked emails. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Jesse King, and Elaine Beckland


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