Targeting Veterans with Fake News

Several articles in Stars and Stripes

House VA committee launches investigation of bots using fake news to target veterans, servicemembers
Nikki Wentling, Stars and Strips, March 5th, 2019
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs launched an investigation Tuesday into “anonymous internet actors” impersonating congressionally chartered veterans service organizations in an effort to scam veterans and servicemembers.

Congressmen urge FBI to investigate bots targeting veterans with fake news
Nikki Wentling, Stars and Stripes, March 19th, 2019
Four congressmen urged the FBI on Tuesday to investigate “foreign entities” believed to be targeting servicemembers and veterans online with false information.