WATCH | Sting shows Piers Corbyn accepting £10,000 to stop criticising AstraZeneca vaccine

The brother of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been recorded accepting £10,000 to focus his anti-vax campaign on AstraZeneca’s competitors in a sting operation set up by two YouTube pranksters.

Josh Pieters and Archie Manners who run a YouTube channel with 1.45 million subscribers, set up a meeting with Piers Corbyn in which they posed as wealthy AstraZeneca shareholders concerned with the criticism the company was receiving from the prominent anti-vaxxer, and suggested he may divert his attention away from the Anglo-Swedish drugmaker and focus on slamming the Pfizer and Moderna jabs in exchange for a £10,000 donation.



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After taking the bag of cash home, Mr Corbyn soon picked up on the sting when it turned out the real £10,000 had been swapped by the pranksters with Monopoly money, leading the brother of the former Labour leader to attempt to explain his actions, calling the exchange an “attempted frame up” in which he was “naive”…