Sign claiming 'increased Satanic Cult activity' in San Bernardino Mountains deemed a hoax by National Forest officials

The United States Forest Service is setting the record straight about a rumor of a "Satanic Cult" in the San Bernardino Mountains.
The United States Forest Service is setting the record straight about a rumor of a "Satanic Cult" in the San Bernardino Mountains.

Officials say a sign that started a rumor on social media is a hoax.



The post with the U.S. Forest Service logo warns campers of "increased Satanic Cult activity" that sacrifices pets and missing people.

Officials say "there is no known threat of this type to visitors."

The signs were spotted on a gate at Jenks Lake.

Anyone with information about who posted the sign should is urged to call the U.S. Forest Service at 909-383-5651.
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