The Hoax That 'Killed' Miley Cyrus

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This is so, so wrong.

Apparently some online Facebook scammers have been creating fake celebrity death stories in order to drive traffic to their "online surveys to make money," according to MTV Australia. The latest victim of this gruesome scheme? Miley Cyrus.

Obviously, Miley's fans were concerned when they saw the photo of her supposedly dead body, and clicked through to the linked page to find out more information. All the while unknowingly putting money into the scammers' pockets.

See the doctored photo in question over at Huffington Post Celebrity: Miley Cyrus Is The Latest Victim Of An Internet Death Hoax With A Skeevy Agenda

This article was originally published at Huffington Post Celebrity. Reprinted with permission from the author.