When I contacted the Blantyre Telegraph for comment about their claims an Army base was being set up near Glasgow, they threatened me with legal action if I even dared to mention their Facebook page.
Local newspapers like the 'Blantyre Telegraph' and MSPs like Richard Lyle are unwittingly helping to spread misinformation regarding the armed forces response to Covid-19.
Despite widely circulated claims on social media there will not be a lockdown in the UK this weekend, the Government have confirmed.
One of the strangest myths circulating during the Covid-19 pandemic originates in the west of Scotland.
A number of posts on Facebook and Twitter have went viral (pun intended), all of them share the same misleading image.
Some media outlets are publishing speculation at the expense of accuracy.
NHS advice is being published in the UK Defence Journal to make sure as many people as possible see the guidance.
There's been a lot of misunderstanding over rumours that there was once a plan to dumb submarine hulls off the Scottish coast.
For almost 25 years, the UK led an organisation that included Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Pakistan as military allies.
The problem? The cost in gold and people makes all this very unlikely.