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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176. Michelle Malkin again describes suspicious activity which looks like fake hate crimes. She says this... 2013-02-09 Oberlin OH http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/342265/coddl... The Coddling of College Hate-Crime Hoaxers / "The truth is that Oberlin has been a hotbed of dubious hate-crime claims, dating back to the late 1980s and 1990s, when I was a student on campus. In 1988, giant signs reading “White Supremacy Rules ( / 2013-03-06
175. At the time of a campaign to rid the University of Oregon of a group which hosted holocaust deniers,... 2010-02-05 Eugene OR http://www.katu.com/news/local/83733262.html Student claims further anti-Semitism at UO / Campus officials said someone posted a note with an anti-Semitic message on a student's locker. The note was found Thursday morning in its School of Architecture and Allied Arts, and University of Oreg / 2010-02-06
174. Black politicians sometimes try to make the most of 'racism', even exaggerating it on occasion. The ... 2012-08-08 Portland OR http://www.katu.com/news/local/N-Portland-Masonic-t... N. Portland Masonic temple leader to leave up racist graffiti / Swastikas, racist language, death threats and illustrations of man in a noose were found on a Masonic temple. The majority of the temple members are black. / 2012-08-09
173. Children often do things to shock. Real far-right political activists aren't likely to believe that ... 2011-01-08 Portland OR http://northeastportland.katu.com/content/irvington... Irvington School hit by hate-speech graffiti / The Irvington School playground is quite the busy place, with lots of little feet running around... Now there are racial slurs spray painted all around. "Here's one large swastika, right front and c / 2011-01-09
172. This incident was probably part of the attempt to exaggerate anti-Semitism in Eugene in order to per... 2010-03-20 Eugene OR http://www.katu.com/news/local/88776302.html KATU / There was a report of anti-Jewish slurs being accompanied by physical attacks on a Jewish man. This KATU article typifies the inaccuracy with which the press treated the issue, giving the impression / 2010-03-21
171. Hateful graffiti is unlikely to be believed by real extremists to help their agenda 2009-06-20 Clark County WA http://www.katu.com/news/local/48731037.html Black family targeted with hateful graffiti / A black family discovered KKK references, swastikas and racial slurs spray painted around their home and in their neighborhood. / 2009-06-21
170. Real extremists are unlikely to think their agenda is advanced by painting 'KKK' on people's houses 2011-10-22 Hillsboro OR http://hillsboroaloha.katu.com/news/crime/443662-po... Police: Car, home tagged with hate crime graffiti / A house was tagged with 'KKK' and a nearby truck with a swastika / 2011-10-23
169. Lewis and Clark students published a magazine mocking the Holocaust, and there were a series of swas... 2009-10-16 Portland OR http://search.katu.com/default.aspx?ct=r&q=swastika... KATU 'Swastika' News / A collection of 'swastika' incidents from around the north west from 2009. Students tend to be divided between ones with a sick sense of humor and those with no sense of humor at all. Lewis and Clar / 2009-10-17
168. Maybe Nazis enter colleges and paint swastikas on walls. Maybe not. There were several such incident... 2010-02-21 Portland OR http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2010/... Police investigate swastika vandalism at University of Oregon in Eugene / A swastika was painted on the carpet in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Queer Alliance in the middle of the night at the University of Oregon. A controversial discussion group called "Pacifica Forum / 2010-02-01
167. Media reported racial content to apparent attack on light rail train. Subsequent investigation revea... 2008-06-09 Portland OR


164. A swastika was found at the height of a political campaign to persuade the university to bar a group... 2010-02-01 Eugene OR http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2010/... Police investigate swastika vandalism at University of Oregon in Eugene / A swastika was painted on the carpet in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Queer Alliance in the middle of the night at the University of Oregon. A controversial discussion group called "Pacifica Forum / 2010-02-01
163. Academic Paul Mirecki claimed to have been attacked by two white men. However, the evidence suggests... 2005-12-05 Lawrence KS http://michellemalkin.com/2005/12/07/what-happened-... The Mirecki Files / Michelle Malkin: "Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman’s killer is still on the loose. And so are the two alleged attackers of University of Kansas professor Paul Mirecki." "While a faculty colleague clai / 2005-12-07
162. Homophobic threats were scrawled on a Colorado home. Its lesbian inhabitants are accused of doing it... 2011-10-01 Parker CO http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/05/18/lesbian-couple... Lesbian couple accused of faking hate crime at Colorado home / "Two lesbians who claimed to be victims of a hate crime last year when hateful messages were scrawled on their Colorado home are now being accused of perpetrating a hoax." / 2012-05-18
161. Oak Brook native Safia Z Jilani has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report. She... 2009-01-19 Elmhurst IL http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Elmhurst_Stude... Elmhurst student faked attack / 19 yr old Muslim woman Safia Z Jilani has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report, a felony which carries up to 3 years jail. She claimed to have been assaulted by a masked gunma / 2009-07-16
160. Gay man claimed he'd been called a homophobic word and burned with a piece of hot metal at UNC campu... 2011-04-05 Chapel Hill NC http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/04/12/1124145/unc-... Hate crime report at UNC was false, police say / Freshman Quinn Matney claimed he'd been called a homophobic word and burned with a piece of hot metal at UNC campus. Authorities say it's fake. / 2011-04-12
159. A black student at the University of Wisconsin Parkside created racist flyers threatening other blac... 2012-02-01 Racine WI http://journaltimes.com/news/local/deputies-parksid... Deputies: Parkside student confesses to creating list / "What better way to celebrate Black History Month than with yet another hoax intended to create an illusion that blacks are put upon by racists?" comments tactful, hypersensitive blogger 'Moon Battery' / 2012-02-03
158. Man admitted carving a homophobic word in himself after police noticed it was written backward. 2004-12-14 Independence MO http://www.kmbc.com/Man-Admits-Hate-Crime-Attack-Wa... Man Admits Hate Crime Attack Was False / 22 yr old Floyd Elliott admitted carving a homophobic word in himself after police noticed it was written backward. "He said he falsely reported the attack to increase the police presence in his neighb / 2004-12-28
157. A lesbian student at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) won the sympathy of hundreds of stu... 2012-03-01 New Britain CT http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/lesbian-teen-faked... Lesbian teen faked anti-gay notes that sparked college’s ‘Solidarity Rally’ / A conservative site reports on teenager Alexandra Pennell at Central Connecticut State University claiming that homophobic notes were slid under her door. Police installed a camera, but more notes appe / 2012-07-05
156. A gay man, Joseph Baken, injured himself doing a backflip outside a bar, then claimed he'd been targ... 2012-08-04 Missoula MT http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/another-gay-hate-c... Another gay ‘hate crime’ hoax: ‘Victim’ injured himself with a somersault / "Life Site News" is a conservative website. However, this is a report of an admission in court that a gay man, Joseph Baken, injured himself doing a backflip outside a bar, then claimed he'd been targe / 2012-08-09
155. Kerri Dunn was charged with insurance fraud after witnesses said she had vandalized her own car with... 2004-03-09 Los Angeles CA http://statement-analysis.blogspot.com/2012/12/2004... Alumna charged with two felonies / Professor Kerri Dunn of Claremont College was convicted of insurance fraud after faking a hate crime in which slurs about Jews and black people were written on her car she got a year in jail. `Steve / 2012-12-01
154. A campus officer brought KKK flyers to school to make others aware that such material was being circ... 1992-01-01 San Bernadino CA


153. Vandalism at High School caused $650K damage. Swastikas and anti-Semitic messages were left. 2 were ... 1990-02-01 Rockville MD


152. 4 white students were attacked by black ones at Berkeley High School following the appearance of a r... 1991-12-01 Berkeley CA


151. John Grace, a black student at Middlebury College, admitted writing racist notes and taping them to ... 1983-09-01 Middlebury VT


150. Pedro House Jr was caught painting anti-Semitic and racist slurs on a restroom wall inside Union Cou... 1989-12-01 Cranford NJ


149. A former president of the Jewish student union was acquitted of carrying out a hate crime hoax. One ... 1988-11-01 Binghampton NY


148. At Emory University a black student claimed to be on the receiving end of racist death threats. Poli... 1990-04-01 Atlanta GA http://www.nytimes.com/1990/06/01/us/woman-s-claim-... Woman's Claim Of Racial Crime Is Called a Hoax / Local prosecutors reviewing the case of the student, Sabrina Collins, who received national attention after she had reported receiving racially motivated hate mail and death threats in recent months, s / 1990-05-31
147. A white student was arrested for sending threatening letters to 13 black students and faculty. In fa... 1988-12-01 Columbus OH


146. Racial slurs written on paper posted on door of Black Student Union building. The BSU made the most ... 1993-02-01 Williams MA


145. Black student at NW Missouri Uni. claimed racially motivated assault and death threats. As many as 1... 1988-10-01 Maryville MO



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