Don’t believe this fake story about a billionaire giving all his money away


Reports that residents of a Spanish village have become millionaires after the founder of Corona beer died have been categorically denied by his foundation, Mashable can exclusively reveal.

According to widespread reports by British media outlets, Antonino Fernandez, who was the CEO of Grupo Modelo, the brewery company who make Corona beer, left 200m euros (£169) to 80 residents of Cerezales, the village of Leon province where he was born and raised. 

Fernandez, who migrated to Mexico in 1949 when he was 32, died in August. He was 99 years old and a billionaire. 

But the Cerezales Foundation (Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia) a cultural and contemporary art center funded by Fernandez, categorically denied these reports.  Read more…

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