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- This information is unfounded. Hunter Biden wasn’t arrested, and the source a Facebook post attributes died in 1999.
But now, according to a March 24 Facebook post, he’s been busted again.
"Breaking News!" the post says. "Hunter Biden has been arrested!"
There’s no evidence to support this claim.
This post was flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Facebook.)
Searching online and in court case databases, we found no news articles, reports or warrants to corroborate that Hunter Biden is in custody.
The Facebook post offers a source for this information that further undermines its credibility: "Vice President John F. Kennedy Jr."
Kennedy is, of course, not the vice president, nor is he alive. He died in a plane crash in 1999. Some followers of the QAnon movement believe he isn’t dead, and want him to run on a ticket with former President Donald Trump in the 2024 presidential election.
But that’s not possible.
We rate this post Pants on Fire.
Facebook post, March 24, 2022
Politico, Trump superfans dream of a run again, and of JFK Jr. on the ticket, Jan. 17, 2022
PolitiFact, No, the military didn’t raid Hunter Biden’s home, Oct. 26, 2021
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