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Fact check: 62 girls were NOT found in Delaware shipping container headed for Europe

Girls in a shipping container

REUTERS, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 Posts shared thousands of times on Facebook claim 62 girls were found locked in a shipping container in Delaware headed for Europe. The claim is false. Flagged multiple times as part of Facebook’s efforts to curb misinformation, this claim speaks to the prevalence of conspiracy theories spread by the group QAnon. Examples of such posts can be found here , here , and here . 62 girls …

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Border Patrol Prevents Two Human Smuggling Attempts in Box Trucks from Mexico

People standing in box truck wearing masks

PortandTerminal.com, May 28, 2020 LAREDO, TX – U.S. Border Patrol agents prevented two separate human smuggling attempts, on the same day, via box trucks at two different Border Patrol checkpoints in the Laredo Sector. The first incident occurred during the early morning hours of May 23, when a box truck approached the checkpoint on Interstate Highway 35 north of Laredo.  During …

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