Remember the “mass sexual assaults by crowds of refugees” at New Years in Frankfurt that Breitbart was all over? Yeah, they didn’t actually happen. Totally fabricated. There were no “massive crowds of refugees”. There were no mobs. Not only were no sexual assaults reported to the police, one of the women reported to be a victim wasn’t even in Frankfurt at the time. A now-deleted social media post suggests she wasn’t even in Germany.

Bild has apologized and retracted their original article. The prosecutor’s office is now investigating two people (Irina A and Jan May) for what I’m seeing translated as “pretense of criminal offense”, so I guess false reporting of a crime.