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Halloween Candy Scare Hoaxes

On Halloween weekend 2015, scary news reports and warnings on social media claimed that dangerous candy had been found, raising fears among parents and children. A week after Halloween—after the candy had been eaten and the proverbial fairy dust had settled—the comforting truth about the latest candy scare finally came to light: Police determined that the incidents were hoaxes.

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