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Facebook Hoax Targets N.J. Teen Suing Parents, Lawyer Says
Los Angeles Times ^ | March 7, 2014 | Rene Lynch

Posted on 03/07/2014 1:01:15 PM PST by nickcarraway

The New Jersey teenager who sued her parents to pay for college is the alleged victim of a Facebook hoax that appears to be fanning the flame of public disgust aimed at the teen.

Rachel Canning woke up to a new round of outrage Friday morning. But, according to her attorney, she had no hand in it.

"This page is a hoax," attorney John P. Inglesino said in an email to the Los Angeles Times on Friday morning. He was referring to this Facebook page.

He, as well as some media outlets, say Canning is being pranked through social media accounts that have cropped up in her name.

But that hasn't kept inflammatory remarks from the apparently fake Facebook account from pinging around the Internet -- and fueling rage against Canning, the 18-year-old who recently sued her parents for, essentially, child support.

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1 posted on 03/07/2014 1:01:15 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway
What "flames?"

Good grief.

2 posted on 03/07/2014 1:04:09 PM PST by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: nickcarraway

Remember, 0bama raised the age of adulthood from 18 to 26.


3 posted on 03/07/2014 1:30:36 PM PST by R. Scott (Humanity i love you because when you're hard up you pawn your Intelligence to buy a drink)
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To: nickcarraway

Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.


4 posted on 03/07/2014 3:42:29 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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