Fact-checked by: Raskrinkavanje

2020/02/26 | Bosnia and Herzegovina

False: China took advantage of the coronavirus crisis to buy back stocks from its technology companies belonging to foreign investors.

Explanation: There is no evidence to support the claims in this story, published in 2014. It was not the Chinese but the Russian president at the time, and the emergency was not the coronavirus. The country, the president, the currency and the reason for the emergency were changed.

Read the Full Article (Raskrinkavanje)

This false claim originated from: Media

The #CoronavirusFacts database records fact-checks published since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic and its consequences are constantly evolving and data that was accurate weeks or even days ago might have changed. Remember to check the date when the fact-check you are reading was published before sharing it.