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Hoax-Slayer is owned and operated by Brett Christensen from his home office in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.
Bundaberg is a small city a few hours drive north of Brisbane and is famous for its rum, ginger beer and sugar cane. He researches and writes most of the articles published on Hoax-Slayer and manages the day-to-day-running of the site. United, we can take back the Internet from the criminals, the spammers, and the pranksters.
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After you've been hoax-slaying for a while, you might find that you are able to help your friends stay safe online by informing them that something they have posted is a scam or a hoax.
In fact, you may find that your friends start asking you to check messages they have received.
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