Seth Rich

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It just won’t stop. The amount of pain and anguish this has caused us is unbearable. With every conspiratorial flare-up, we are forced to relive Seth’s murder and a small piece of us dies as more of Seth’s memory is torn away from us.
—Seth Rich's parents on these conspiracy theories.[1]

Seth Conrad Rich (January 3, 1989 – July 10, 2016) was an American campaign worker for the Democratic National Committee whose unsolved murder in 2016 has led to various rather "colorful" conspiracy theories. The most common one claims that Rich was one of WikiLeaks' sources in a large leak of Hillary Clinton-related emails, and that as a result he was murdered on the orders of the Clinton family.[2]

Seth Rich's parents have begged these wingnuts to stop spreading lies about their son's death.[1]

The conspiracy theorists[edit]

Fox News[edit]

In a rare acknowledgment that it was wrong, Fox News issued a retraction on May 23rd 2017 regarding its conspiracy mongering.[3][4] Sean Hannity, one of the main agitators of this conspiracy theory at Fox, did not back down, stating "All you in the liberal media — I am not or I retracted nothing."[4]


Julian Assange said on Dutch television "Whistleblowers go to significant efforts to get us material, and often very significant risks, as a 27-year-old, works for the DNC, was shot in the back, murdered just a few weeks ago for unknown reasons as he was walking down the street in Washington."[5]

Wikileaks has offered a cash reward of $20k for "information leading to conviction for the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich."[6]

List of exploitive people[edit]

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