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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93. The home of black couple Larry Williams and Patricia Anderson was ransacked and swastikas written on... 1990-11-29 Arvada CO


92. A black couple, Marcellous and Sandra Jackson, wrote racial slurs on the walls of their home before ... 1991-03-01 Fayetteville GA


91. The media blew up the case where a 12 yr old black boy claimed to be the victim of a racist attack a... 1993-05-04 Santa Clara CA


90. The police say Milton Metcalfe set himself on fire and claimed it was white racists. He had earlier ... 1993-09-01 Loveland OH


89. Racist graffiti on black MPs dorms. Within a week a black MP was charged with writing the graffiti a... 1992-10-08 March air force base CA


88. A black mayoral candidate, Charles A Lewis, found racist graffiti on his house. Then he said he was ... 1991-08-09 Jacksonville NC


87. Edna Mitchell claimed vandals had painted racist messages on her house, and called threatening to ki... 1993-02-05 Spring Hill KS


86. 14 yr old black girl said 2 white men had thrown acid on her and shouted racial slurs, but her mothe... 1986-01-01 St Charles MO


85. A lesbian couple who claimed they were victims of a hate crime have been arrested after police deter... 2012-05-01 Parker CO http://kdvr.com/2012/05/17/lesbian-couple-accused-o... Lesbian couple accused of faking hate crime / A lesbian couple who claimed they were victims of a hate crime have been arrested after police determined they staged the incidents. / 2012-05-17
84. Oliver Mason III, a black man, claimed to have received a racial hate letter and claimed to have bee... 1991-04-05 Annapolis MD


83. White man - his car was vandalized and his trailer set on fire.'NOW sell to niggers' was found spray... 1991-10-01 Staten Island NY


82. Black man Lewis Watkins, 25, claimed he had been beaten by white men shouting racial slurs and refer... 1992-01-01 New York NY


81. Black man Kenneth Daughrity complained that three white skinheads attacked him shouting racial epith... 1992-02-01 San Diego CA


80. A black minister received a hate letter which said 'This is the Klan!'. Another letter apologized fo... 1992-01-08 Houston TX


79. Biracial couple reported finding their apartment walls painted with racial slurs and the initials 'K... 1988-08-01 Troy NY


78. 1989-03-01 Akron OH


77. 1988-07-01 Clearlake CA


76. According to Cleveland prosecutor Mark McClain "After the police talked to everyone, it was clear th... 1991-06-01 Cleveland OH


75. 1993-06-01 Albany OR


74. 1991-07-01 Manhattan NY


73. 1992-09-01 San Leandro CA


72. 1988-06-30 Louisville KY


71. A 16 yr old black girl said two 17 yr old white youths had yelled ethnic slurs, ripped her blouse, s... 1992-09-29 Brooklyn NY


70. A black city alderman claimed that Usinger's Sausages contained rat poison. 80,000 pounds of meat wa... 1990-06-01 Milwaukee WI


69. Black community leaders received hate mail. Police found the fingerprints of James W Holley III, the... 1987-07-01 Portsmouth VA


68. Albert A Dawson, a 28 year old black man, was charged with 'ethnic intimidation' for setting fire to... 1984-02-01 Bensalem PA


67. The boy had accidentally burned himself by lighting gasoline in a fireplace. He fabricated the story... 1986-12-01 Queens NY


66. Sharmeka Moffitt, a 20 yr old black woman from Lousiana, appears to have set fire to herself and bla... 2012-10-21 Winnsboro LA http://www.examiner.com/article/did-sharmeka-moffit... Did Sharmeka Moffitt really fake hate crime attack? / 2012-10-24
65. Curtis Silwa, founder of the Guardian Angels group, admitted that his claim to have been abducted by... 1980-01-01 New York NY


64. Four black men were arrested in connections with three cross burnings around Prince George's County ... 1990-08-01 Forestville MD



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