Was Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer cleared of all charges regarding his handling of domestic violence accusations against assistant coach Zac Smith? No, that's not true: the investigation hasn't made it's conclusions public yet but some joker uploaded a fake article to a prank website that said he had been cleared.
As you may know urban Meyer been on paid administrative leave for accusations from former WR coach Zac Smith , Courtney smith Zac smiths former ex wife , in allegations in 2015 for not reporting to urban Meyer domestic violence isssues and other charges pertaining to his personal life , as u all know , they hired a panel of investigators to research all of the evidence and talk to everyone involved in this matter , well Sunday aug 19th was gonna conclude this matter. Aug 18th at 5:43pm the panel has found Urban Meyer Cleared of any involvement in this matter . We will start off 2018 Football season with coach Urban Meyer to bring the Buckeyes to 2018 National Championship .
The site that published the story is a prank website where users can submit their own headline, description and photo to create realistic looking prank news articles.
Users don't even need to upload their own image, there is a built-in search function that will pull an appropriate image from Google image search.
The site is part of a larger network of prank sites all using the same basic layout but sometimes in different languages. It appears to be run by a Belgian company named Mediavibes or Media Vibes which is managed by a man named Nicolas Gouriou according to registration records.
Each site in the network comes with a disclaimer (sometimes translated into a different language) that reads:
This website is an entertainment website, jokes are created by users. These are humourous jokes, fantasy, fictional, that should not be seriously taken or as a source of information.
So don't fall for this prank now that we've warned you about it!
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