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Featured on Snopes today: "Savage Memes and Lunar Dreams," our investigation into a convoluted international enterprise involving celebrity social media accounts, fake hookup websites, and a space company.

Published Feb 12, 2020

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In 2018, Snopes first wondered why famed comedy duo Cheech and Chong would share advertisements to fake hookup websites like “Plenty of Hoes."

The answer to that question, we revealed today in an exclusive investigation two years in the making, involves a venture capitalist, a space company … even NASA!

Join reporter Alex Kasprak as he follows a convoluted international trail linking some obscure, deceptive websites to a much bigger enterprise spread between Ukraine and Silicon Valley. It’s a wild, eye-opening ride.

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