Claim: Ten U.S. states will be ending the practice of requiring child support payments.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, June 2014]
Origins: An item claiming that as of January 2015 ten U.S. states would be ending the requirement for the payment
This hoax was promulgated by a phony ABC News lookalike article posted on Sunday Times Daily, a web site that allowed users to "create your own fake news and trick your friends by sharing it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social network":
Viewing the article on the Sunday Times Daily site for more than a few seconds produced a message revealing that it's all just a joke:
Many readers had previously been fooled by similar pranks posted on the same site involving the supposed ending of coupon redemption in the U.S. and the raising of the minimum legal
Last updated: 5 June 2015