AP Falls for Hoax that GE Will Donate $3 Billion Tax Refund

Someone—we're pretty sure it's the The Yes Men—issued a convincing press release this morning saying GE will return the money to save jobs.

[UPDATE: This was done "in conjunction with" the Yes Men, by a tax group called U.S. Uncut. "The Yes Men were advising on this project. I'm very close with them," Andrew Boyd, of the group told WNYC's Brian Lehrer Show]

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