11/01/2012 09:14 am ET Updated Jan 01, 2013

The Man Behind @ComfortablySmug, Hurricane Sandy's Worst Twitter Villain

During the storm [Monday] 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 Con Ed, the MTA, and Wall Street sources had to take time out of the crisis situation to refute them.

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