10/30/2012 03:28 pm ET Updated Nov 01, 2012

Hedge Fund Manager Behind The False Hurricane Sandy Tweets By @ComfortablySmug

During the storm last night, user @comfortablysmug was the source of a load of frightening but false information about conditions in New York City that spread wildly on Twitter and onto news broadcasts before ConEd, the MTA, and Wall Street sources had to take time out of the crisis situation to refute them.

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