FACT CHECK! Ex-Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Arrested In Child Porn Case? Here’s The Truth

Former Twitter boss Parag Agrawal was reported to be arrested in a child pornography case after Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk tipped about him

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FACT CHECK! Ex-Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal Arrested In Child Porn Case? Here’s The Truth
The former Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal has been making rounds on the internet ever since he was sacked by Elon Musk following his Twitter takeover. Now, a shocking VancouverTimes report has grabbed eyeballs across the globe which suggests that Agarwal was arrested in a child porn case. 

The report also claimed that the ex-Twitter chief was in possession of child pornography after Twitter’s new owner and CEO Elon Musk tipped off about it.

As per the report, Agarwal was arrested from his home by the FBI and he was expected to be released on bail. Agarwal not only collected the material from social media websites but decided not to take action against those sharing the adult clips on Twitter. They also added some relevant tweets to give the report touch of a real report. 

In no time, netizens were quick to react to the reports as one said, “Thank you Elon Musk for exposing and getting rid of this trash. Now can you get the FBI shills off of the Twitter staff? Former Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal arrested for child porn.”

Another Twitter user, Pat Brody said, “BREAKING: Former Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, has been arrested for possession of child porn after tip from Twitter insider.”

Twitter user Justice Will Prevail said, “Parag Agrawal, former CEO of Twitter, arrested for possession of child pornography after a tip off from Elon Musk. The executive was arrested at his home in California by the FBI. His lawyer has stated to the Vancouver Times that he plans on pleading not guilty.”
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Source: vancouvertimes.org

But, the question is, were the reports true?

The recent report attached several links and screenshots which went viral on social media, but in reality, no arrest has taken place. The latest OPIndia report suggests that Vancouver Times is a satire website. The latest report is nothing but a ‘dark joke’. 
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The VancoverTimes report itself added a disclaimer at the bottom of the report that reads, “Fact-checkers wasted their time “fact-checking” this obvious satire article. To ease confusion, the article has been added to the satire section, and a note has been added to the bottom of the article.”

The website’s ‘About Us’ page also mentioned that it is a satire website and it reads, “Vancouver Times is the most trusted source for satire on the West Coast. We write satirical stories about issues that affect conservatives. We are not affiliated with the mainstream media (CBC, CTV etc.) in any way, and any similarities between our content, the names of our authors, and that of the MSM are purely coincidental.”

Twitter Community Clears The Air!

Interestingly, Twitter users who have subscribed to the Community Notes also added information about the website being a satire. The note read, “Former Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal was not arrested for possession of child porn. The website linked, vancouvertimes.org is a self-described satire website. vancouvertimes.org/about-us/”

CONCLUSION:

In conclusion, the reports of the former Twitter CEO being arrested for possession of child porn are fake. 

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