Many 9/11 conspiracy theories surfaced shortly after the September 11th attacks — some bringing compelling arguments and some not holding up at all. Theorists believe that the World Trade Center buildings were demolished by bombs, phone calls from the planes were made up, and the former President George W. Bush secretly profited from the attacks.
Here, NewsOne has compiled a list of the 11 most compelling 9/11 conspiracy theories that exist:
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1. Inside Traders Knew About Attacks Before They Happened
Right before the September 11th attacks, some fishy business happened within the stock market and insurance firms. An “extraordinary” amount of put options were placed on United Airlines and American Airlines stocks, the same airlines that were hijacked during the attacks. Many speculate that traders were tipped off about the attacks and profited from the tragedy. The Securities and Exchange Commission launched an insider trading investigation in which Osama Bin Laden was a suspect after receiving information from at least one Wall Street Firm.
8. Jewish People Knew Attack Was Going To Happen, Took Off Work On September 11th
Theorists noticed that 4,000 Jewish employees took off from work on September 11, 2001. Some of the first people to record the attacks on camera were Jewish also. Many became suspicious of there actions and put them on the radar as suspects in the wake of the attack.
Twelve years after the attack, we may never know the entire story but we will always remember the people who we lost on this tragic day.
“The complete lack of evidence is the surest sign that the conspiracy is working”
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