'It's getting really bad': Fake threats trigger fear for Spanish-speaking Trump backers

MIAMI — In private messaging apps and social media, Spanish-speaking residents in South Florida have been exposed to a barrage of deceptive claims — a voter disinformation tactic that could last until Election Day.The latest example is an anonymous message that emerged in WhatsApp chats this week that threatens Spanish-speaking supporters of President Donald Trump. The claims have rattled some Latinos in South Florida even as experts warn of the claims’ falsehoods.The threat closely mirrors false, often racist and anti-Semitic, narratives peddled in local Spanish media where some hosts and pol…

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