How We Staged a UFO Hoax | Fakes, Frauds and Scammers

In 2009, Joe Rudy and Chris Russo of New Jersey set out on a “social experiment” to prove they could hoax UFO experts with their own fake spacecraft. They attached flare lights to helium balloons and let them go at night. Sure enough, people started calling 911 with reports of UFOs. They revealed themselves to the public and were sentenced to community service for “disorderly conduct”. We sit down with Joe and Chris to hear how (and why) they perpetrated the hoax.

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