#GlobalNews: “Family of Humboldt Broncos participant Ryan Straschnitzki offended over pretend Facebook account ” #Toronto #Montreal #Calgary #Ottawa #Canada
EDITOR’S NOTE: Facebook has eliminated the pretend profile.
Another pretend social media account pretending to be that of a Humboldt Broncos hockey participant confirmed up this previous week. A Facebook account, which solely started posting content material on April 16, seems to be tied to Ryan Straschnitzki.
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The account contained photos of Straschnitzki within the hospital, together with his household, in addition to his Humboldt Broncos hockey staff headshot. Most of the photographs seemed to be screenshots taken on a cell phone.
Facebook stated on Friday it had taken down the pretend web page.
The 19-year-old defenceman from Airdrie, Alta., was paralyzed from the chest down in a devastating crash involving the staff’s bus on April 6 in Saskatchewan, which left 16 folks lifeless and 13 others, together with Straschnitzki, injured.
Straschnitzki has been moved again to Alberta, to get better on the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.
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Earlier this week, a pretend Twitter account popped up with the identical title, asking folks to donate cash to a GoFundMe web page.
It has since been taken down and no cash was raised.
While the Facebook web page doesn’t look like asking for any cash, the Straschnitzki household stated in a tweet the web page isn’t actual and so they’re hoping to search out out who’s accountable.
A professional GoFundMe web page for the victims of the collision raised over $15 million in simply 12 days, making it the most important marketing campaign in Canada.
More than 131,000 folks in over 80 international locations donated to the marketing campaign.
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Note: “Previously Published on: 2018-05-03 11:06:08, as ‘Family of Humboldt Broncos participant Ryan Straschnitzki offended over pretend Facebook account