A screenshot of a news report claiming that Pfizer Vice President Rady Johnson has been arrested on fraud charges has gone viral on social media.
Here’s the link to the viral image.
The screenshot has gone viral on Facebook.
NewsMobile fact-checked the above claim and found it to be FALSE.
Starting with our investigation, we performed a keyword search but could not find any credible media report corroborating the viral claim.
We then noticed “Vancouver Times” written at the bottom of the article. Taking a cue from this, we searched and found the same news piece published there.
We looked up the ‘About Us’ section of the website and it was written there, “Vancouver Times is the most trusted source for satire on the West Coast. We write satirical stories about issues that affect conservatives.”
Thus, it is evident from the above information that a satirical article is being shared as Pfizer’s Vice President has been arrested. Therefore, the viral claim is false.
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