'Osama bin Laden' Kicked Off Facebook
Fake terrorist leader gave location as 'mountains of the world'
By M. Morris, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 16, 2010 4:45 PM CDT
This April 1998 picture shows al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan.   (AP Photo)

(Newser) – Facebook has shut down a month-old page purporting to be the online presence of Osama bin Laden. "There is no evidence to suggest that the account in question or the other dozens of people who have tried to present themselves as Osama Bin Laden have any relation to the terrorist," a Facebook rep tells the Big Money. "As is our standard practice, we have disabled the account."

The fake terrorist leader titled his page "The leader of the Mujahideen, Osama bin Laden" and gave his location as "the mountains of the world," reports the UK Sun, which broke the story. The page was originally in Arabic and later added English-language messages.

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Phantom09
Apr 18, 2010 1:46 PM CDT
If that was supposed to be a joke it's not funny... in the least...
Cat-Lover
Apr 17, 2010 8:31 PM CDT
Now if we can only do that the the Palin's page. I'm sure she's a fake!
TessTalks
Apr 17, 2010 4:36 AM CDT
Oh, too bad. I wanted to poke him . . . with the business end of a Glock.