- The conspiracy theorists have wildly claimed that a company of bricks belonging to Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway is in cahoots with Bill Gates and antifa to arm the protesters with bricks.
- The unverified allegations of Acme Brick planting deliberately bricks on sites of protest spread on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and TikTok.
- Fox News and the White House have tied the bricks to the antifa and anarchists professionals “.
- Acme Brick said on its website that it ” has done nothing and will do nothing to promote intentional violence “.
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The conspiracy theorists online have wildly stated that a society of bricks, owned by Warren Buffett Berkshire Hathaway, conspired with Bill Gates and antifa to plant bricks during protests of police brutality, according to Bloomberg.
Unfounded accusations according to which acme Brick, Texas-based, left intentionally bricks the protesters to launch on the police have spread on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok in recent weeks, according to Bloomberg.
Fox News published a segment on the bricks. The White House also tweeted, then deleted, a compilation of video clips showing piles of bricks. The video was showing the “anarchists professionals” and the antifa place to stimulate the violence during the protests, Black Lives Matter across the country, reported SFGate.
“Ladies and Gentlemen, we have now discovered that paper of the bricks to more than 20 cities,” said Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist of the right, during his radio show on June 2, according to Bloomberg.
“It is Acme Brick, property of Berkshire Hathaway and Bill Gates. “Jones continued. “I can’t invent it. ”
Acme Brick did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Business Insider. He rejected the rumors on its Web site.
“Acme Brick Company is in the business of construction, not to destroy it,” said the group, adding that it ” has not, and will not do, nothing to promote intentional violence. ”
“Neither Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, or anyone else at Berkshire Hathaway we ordered-position the brick for an illegal purpose,” added Acme.
Gates has been the target of false allegations that he orchestrated the pandemic of sars coronavirus in order to take advantage of the sale of the vaccine for it, or implanting microchips follow-up to the help of vaccines.
The co-founder of Microsoft and billionaire philanthropist, is a close friend of Buffett. He resigned from the board of directors of Berkshire in march, but the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation remains one of its major shareholders.
Many fact-checkers and the media have found no evidence of an organized effort to place bricks on the site of the protest, said Bloomberg. Insider has reported that many claims seem to be false.
“Everything from bricks to candy “
Berkshire has purchased the parent company of Acme, Justin Industries for $ 570 million in cash, according to the letter of shareholders of Buffett for the year 2000.
Buffett has stated that Acme was producing more than one billion bricks per year, or about 12% of the national production, and described it as ” the first producer of brick in Texas and five neighboring States “.
The famous investor has cracked several jokes on the bet of Berkshire on the bricks in his letter.
“We have adopted the 21st century by entering in leading-edge industries as brick, carpet, insulation and paint “, he said. “Try to control your excitement. ”
“I can’t help but to note that Berkshire — whose senior management has long been mired in the 19th century, and is now one of the very few companies that truly “clicks and bricks” around him , joked Buffett.
“You can bet that this movement of the Berkshire makes them sweat in Silicon Valley “, he added.
“Prepare to transport it all, bricks, candy “, he advised the shareholders that plan to attend the annual meeting of Berkshire, where the products of see’d s Candies and other subsidiaries of the conglomerate are for sale.