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LA Times Apologizes for Diddy-Tupac Story

Paper admits it was based on fake FBI documents from con man

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Times today admitted the paper was duped in its story alleging that Sean "Diddy" Combs was connected to the 1994 murder of fellow rapper Tupac Shakur. The reporter and editor responsible for the story apologized and said parts of it were based on FBI records that... More »

Story Linking Diddy to Tupac Shooting a Hoax

'FBI reports' lead back to longtime con man, says Smoking Gun

(Newser) - The Los Angeles Times was duped into reporting that associates of Sean “Diddy” Combs were involved in the 1994 shooting of rapper Tupac Shakur, the Smoking Gun reports. The paper based last week's story on FBI reports fabricated by a long-time con man who has long sought to insinuate... More »

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