[FALSE] Picture of “In Italy they throw their money on the streets”

NOT Italy, the correct location is Merida (Venezuela). UNRELATED to COVID-19, worthless caused by rampant inflation.


(English version of “[SALAH] Rakyat Italia Buang Duit ke Jalan karena Sudah Tidak Berguna Akibat Virus COVID-19” https://bit.ly/3dRVeQk)



False context.



“Prince CHarms” (facebook.com/brian.cuartz) account, shared 2.6K times per screenshot was made.

http://archive.md/5MSJS (backup archive).



“In Italy they throw their money on the streets.
A clear message to the whole world is that money is not enough when health be in danger…💔💔

Money can’t buy your Life.”



(1) First Draft News: “FALSE CONTEXT

When genuine content is shared with false contextual information”

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* The SOURCE shared a picture of incident happened in Merida (Venezuela).

* The SOURCE added false narrative, including incorrect location, which has caused wrong conclusion.

(2) One of related article, Polsat News: “Desperate residents of crisis-stricken Venezuela broke into a bank in the city of Merida, in the west of the country. They mainly removed office equipment from the building. Money that is depreciating as a result of rampant inflation was scattered on the street and some of the banknotes burned.”

Google Translate, more @ “The money lay on the street after a bank robbery in Venezuela. Thieves did not interest” https://bit.ly/2X6kbRX / http://archive.md/0bcEU (backup archive).



(1) One of quoted tweet in the above article, CNW: “The bicentenario bank in Merida was looted, people left the Venezuelan bolivars behind and left the money on the street and set fire to piles of Venezuelan bolivars to prove its worthless

#Venezuela #SinLuz”.

http://archive.md/9aon8 (backup archive).

(2) Google Maps: “Merida


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