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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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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

Case prof gets prison for reporting fake hate mail to FBI

Cleveland Plain Dealer

John C. Kuehner


A Case Western Reserve University assistant professor received a six-month prison sentence Friday for falsely reporting to the FBI that she received racially-charged hate mail. Ramani Sri Pilla must also pay back $66,000 the FBI and university spent investigating the false claims.

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