fakehatecrimes.org

fake hate crimes: a database of hate crime hoaxes in the usa



The purpose of this site is to compile a comprehensive database of the false reports of "hate crimes" committed in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the only book dedicated to this subject so far.
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207. Club owner Frank Elliot has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud following his claim that ... 2012-06-03 Oak Park MI http://www.oakpark.com/News/Articles/11-2-2013/Owne... Owner of Oak Park's torched Velvet Rope gay night spot charged with arson, insurance fraud / The Velvet Rope, 728 Lake St, was destroyed by fire in the early morning of June 3, 2012 and never reopened. At the time, Frank Elliott said he thought the bar was targeted because it catered to a gay / 2013-11-13
206. A Colorado Springs man was arrested after police believe he left racist messages outside a church. V... 2015-06-01 Denver CO http://denver.cbslocal.com/2015/06/30/suspect-arres... Black Suspect Arrested After Racist Message Discovered Outside Predominately Black Church / A Colorado Springs man was arrested after police believe he left racist messages outside a church. Vincent Broughton, 44, who is black, is facing charges for committed a bias-motivated crime and disord / 2015-06-30
205. Your yard is becoming Relentlessly Gay!” the note read. “Myself and Others in the neighborhood ask t... 2015-07-02 Baltimore MD http://www.rawstory.com/2015/07/baltimore-womans-re... Relentlessly GayYard / Online sleuths have poked holes in a Baltimore woman’s claims about homophobic complaints over her “relentlessly gay” yard that helped her gather $43,000 in donations. / 2015-07-02
203. Gay man claims he was assaulted, admits wounds were self inflicted 2015-04-24 Delta Utah http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=148&sid=35308903 Alleged hate crimes against gay Delta man were staged, police say / Suspected hate crimes against a Delta man who said he was attacked for being gay were actually staged by him, police confirmed Tuesday. The man's attorney called his actions a "cry for help." Ric / 2015-06-30
202. The article in the Boise Weekly says "Rachel Dolezal, who is black, says she’s been a target of a se... 2009-09-01 Coeur d’Alene ID http://www.boiseweekly.com/CityDesk/archives/2010/0... An Ugly Reminder... / Civil rights activist Rachel Dolezal 'found' a noose hanging at her home. / 2010-06-21
201. 'She then stated a man got out of the truck, approached her vehicle and screamed “watch the f**k out... 2015-02-11 Arlington TX http://www.arlingtonvoice.com/crime-emergency-educa... Muslim UTA student's claim of aggravated assault with a weapon was fabricated / Ambreen Sharif claimed she was targeted by a man in a pickup truck shouting “watch the f**k out, we’re killing all of you.” But a statement released by UT Arlington Friday afternoon says the entire / 2015-02-13
200. Police said Monday that a surveillance video from a nearby business shows Seherzada Dzanic, 26... ju... 2014-12-05 St Louis MO http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts... St. Louis Bosnian woman who claimed hate crime is charged with making false report / Surveillance video shows her just getting out of her car and lying in the street. At the time, Dzanic told police three black men in their late teens to early 20s had walked in front of her vehicle. / 2014-12-16
199. A University of Chicago student who claimed his Facebook page was hacked and filled with racist and ... 2014-11-18 Chicago IL http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/20329/ Racially charged hacking incident was just a hoax to push diversity agenda / A University of Chicago student who claimed his Facebook page was hacked and filled with racist and violent messages against him and another student has now admitted he faked the attack. / 2014-12-01
198. After hearing that Mr Barnes denied writing the n-word on his check, Miss Jenkins said that she beli... 2013-09-01 Williamson TN http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2637914/Man... Man falsely accused of writing ‘N*****’ on receipt at Red Lobster Sues For A Million Dollars / A customer of Red Lobster was accused of writing the n-word on a receipt. He denies it, and is suing for $1 million. / 2014-05-23
197. Statement from Grand Valley Police Department Chief Renee Freeman: "The Grand Valley State Universi... 2014-02-01 Allendale MI http://nation.foxnews.com/2014/03/23/college-studen... College Student Caught In Another Hate Crime Hoax / Last month racist writing on a dormitory door shook Grand Valley State University near Detroit in Michigan. It appears to be a hoax, inflicted by the student who lived in the room and owned the whitebo / 2014-03-23
196. A gay activist, Adam Catanzarite, claims that an employee of the Apple Store put homophobic slur on ... 2014-07-08 Portland OR http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/0... Portland Apple Store customer claims store employee typed homophobic slur on receipt / A customer at the Apple Store in Portland claims that a store employee typed a homophobic slur on his receipt, entering 'f@g.com' as his e-mail address. / 2014-08-12
195. "We are in the victims business" 2012-10-24 Madison WI http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/30/kyle-wood-... Kyle Wood Assault 'Unfounded,' As Wisconsin Volunteer Recants Claim Of Hate Crime Attack / Madison Police Capt. Joe Balles notes that the Republican staffer could face criminal prosecution for the false reporting of a hate crime, but that the department also does not want to deter residents / 2012-10-30
194. Transgender school student admits to inventing attack. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano had said in a stateme... 2014-02-01 Contra Costa CA http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/03/04/hercule... Hercules Transgender Teen Admits Making Up Story Of School Bathroom Assault / A transgender student at Hercules High School who reported being sexually assaulted in a school bathroom has admitted to making the story up, according to police. / 2014-03-04
193. A white Portland woman burned her own face with acid and claimed a black woman had committed the cri... 2010-02-03 Portland OR http://www.cbsnews.com/news/acid-attack-hoax-why-di... Acid Attack Hoax: Why Did She Say Attacker Was Black? / Bethany Storro, the Portland woman who claimed that an unknown black woman threw acid in her face, yesterday admitted she'd made up the story. / 2010-09-17
192. Man arrested for allegedly faking a homophobic hate crime in Tennessee. 2013-11-20 Paris TN http://theothermccain.com/2013/12/28/another-fake-h... Another Fake Hate Crime? Arrest Discredits Tennessee Anti-Gay Case / A man who told police he had been robbed and beaten at a Paris health food store a few days before Thanksgiving was arrested after he allegedly withheld information about the incident and has now been / 2013-12-28
191. Hateful messages about black people and 'trannies' are suspected to be the work of a member of the B... 2013-11-14 Poughkeepsie NY http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/12/hate-hoax-a... HATE HOAX at Vassar College: Transsexual Busted in Fake Hate Scam (Video) / Reports of bias incidents at Vassar College that involved hateful messages left on students’ doors were actually elaborate hoaxes — and the perpetrator is none other than the student member of the Bias / 2013-12-04
190. Investigators looking into an alleged racist hate crime aimed at an eight-grade football player, rep... 2013-12-05 Lunenburg MA http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/12/05/investig... You’ll Never Guess Who Is the Police’s Prime Suspect in Racist ‘Hate Crime’ Against Half-Black Eighth-Grade Football Player / Investigators looking into an alleged racist hate crime aimed at an eight-grade football player in Lunenburg, Mass., reportedly have just one suspect — the boy’s mother. / 2013-12-05
189. A series of alleged fake hate crimes - the details can be found in Matt Walsh's story 2013-12-05 Boston MA http://themattwalshblog.com/2013/12/06/the-fake-hat... The (fake) Hate Crime Epidemic / A summary of some recent fake hate crimes, plus some other examples of exaggeration of oppression / 2013-12-06
188. Man falsely claimed he was beaten/robbed and slur written on forehead 2013-12-24 Paris TN http://www.parispi.net/articles/2013/12/24/news/loc... PARIS TN: Healthy Thyme health food store assault story in doubt / A man who told police he had been robbed and beaten at a Paris health food store a few days before Thanksgiving was arrested after he allegedly withheld information about the incident and has now been / 2013-12-26
187. 2013-12-04 Vassar NY http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/12/hate-hoax-a... HATE HOAX at Vassar College: Transsexual Busted in Fake Hate Scam (Video) / Reports of bias incidents at Vassar College that involved hateful messages left on students’ doors were actually elaborate hoaxes — and the perpetrator is none other than the student member of the Bias / 2013-12-04
186. A woman wrote a homophobic reason not to give a tip on a receipt in the restaurant where she worked.... 2013-12-07 Bridgewater NJ http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/12/lesbian-wai... Lesbian Waitress Who Reported Fake Hate Crime Is Fired / Dayna Morales claimed to be the victim of anti-lesbian discrimination. The customers came forward and showed that the original receipt included a tip, contrary to her claim that they refused a tip beca / 2013-12-07
185. It's possible that real racists wrote hateful messages in a high school, but it wouldn't advance the... 2013-05-15 Agoura Hills CA http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/16/racist-gra... Racist Graffiti At Agoura High School Included Hit List Of African American Students (VIDEO) / High School in LA daubed with racist graffiti. / 2013-05-16
184. Various alleged hate crime hoaxes, some of them proven. 2013-03-06 Oberlin OH http://michellemalkin.com/?s=hate+crime+hoax Results for "hate crime hoax" / This is Michelle Malkin's compilation of recent fake hate crimes in the USA. / 2013-03-06
183. Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus? 2013-05-02 Laramie WY http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2013/05/03/why-are-hat... Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus? / According to this article "Meg Lanker-Simons made headlines this week after police discovered that she posted the threatening, obscenity-laced post on her own Facebook page." Various other examples / 2013-05-03
182. A list of alleged fake crimes and reasons for the suspicion 2012-10-30 Washington DC http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/fake-hate-crime Fake Hate Crimes / A list of recent alleged fake hate crimes / 2012-10-30
181. Olander D. Cuthrell, a black minister, has confessed to writing graffiti on his car and house, setti... 2013-03-15 Chesterfield VA http://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/04/04/police-va... Police: Va. Minister Painted Racial Slurs on House Before Setting It On Fire / Olander D. Cuthrell, a minister, has been charged with painting graffiti on his car and house and setting the house on fire, making out it was a racially motivated crime. / 2013-04-04
180. Hate hoaxer Ramani Sri Pilla will go to jail for six months and repay tens of thousands of dollars f... 2007-01-01 Cleveland OH http://www.zoominfo.com/p/Ramani-Pilla/422208742 Prof. Ramani S. Pilla / Ramani Sri Pilla, a Case Western Reserve University statistics professor, will go to jail for six months and repay tens of thousands of dollars for having mailed racially-charged hate letters to hersel / 2010-03-05
179. No serious attempt to establish if hate crimes are rising. 2013-03-01 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21883151 Most US hate crime not reported, justice statistics say / "Nearly two in three hate crimes in the US are not reported to police as victims doubt police can or will help, justice department statistics showed. Experts said the data comes amid a rise in the n / 2013-03-21
178. The VP of academic services at St. Mary’s College of Maryland says it doesn't matter if a hate crime... 2012-07-01 St. Mary's City MD http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/07/31/hate-... Hate crime hoaxes present burdens, lessons for college campuses / “As an administrator, those are the kinds of things I’m really sensitive to – what are the students saying – because even if it’s not true, the perception is their reality,” said William L. Howard, ass / 2012-07-31
177. The murder of Mulugeta Seraw wasn't a hoax, but neither was it a premeditated lynching. 1988-11-13 Portland OR http://www.amazon.com/review/R2BWCYQT5HNNGD/ref=cm_... 'A Hundred Little Hitlers' / The murder of Mulugeta Seraw by neo-Nazi skinheads in Portland in 1988 is almost universally regarded as a prime example of a hate crime. Elinor Langer's book "A Hundred Little Hitlers" has a slightly / 2003-10-22

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