February 16, 2012 / DBKP
A Bolivian man confessed the January 17, 2012, San Ignacio de Velasco UFO video was a hoax after the news the Bolivian government would investigate what could have been a violation of Bolivian airspace by a US ‘spyplane’, the mythical NASA TR-3B. The moral of this story, producing fake UFO videos could get you in hot water with the government.
Opinion.com.Bo, February 16, 2012, Google translation:
“The controversial video of the alleged occurrence of Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) in the population of Santa Cruz de San Ignacio de Velasco is a montage, he confessed the author of audiovisual material.
The sighting of an alleged UFO worried the government of President Evo Morales. Deputy Foreign Minister Juan Carlos Alurralde raised the possibility that it is a U.S. spy plane, which may have violated the national airspace.
“The fact that video is a montage. I am a producer and was working on a project and take advantage of special effects that had footage of the storm that night and started working, suddenly we had this idea, “Edgar said the author of the video to Channel A.
According to the producer, someone copied the video from your computer and the network went online. It also said it would never have imagined the number of visitors who had the film in the video site Youtube and less impact on the national press.”
Original Tormenta Electrica y OVNI en “Santa Cruz Bolivia” Video
Another ‘UFO’ hoax teachable moment: How a fake UFO video made it to mainstream media news as a possible legitimate sighting.
UNITEL filed a news report plastering their watermark across the footage.
Another mainstream news source cited a ‘security expert’ who claimed the UFO could be an unmanned drone from the United States. A surveillance drone used in the cocaine drug trafficking wars that flew up to “1200 kilometers per hour, per second”.
Yesterday, the news the government of Bolivia, concerned there might have been a violation of Bolivian airspace by a US ‘spyplane’, announced they were going to investigate the incident. The announcement of an investigation the revelation the UFO in the video was fake.