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“Hacker X”—the American who built a pro-Trump fake news empire—unmasks himself

Aurich Lawson | Getty Images reader comments 458 with 221 posters participating Share this story This is the story of the mastermind behind one of the largest “fake news” operations in the US. For two years, he ran websites and Facebook groups that spread bogus stories, conspiracy theories, and propaganda. Under him was a dedicated… Read More »