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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266. A New York firefighter has been charged with committing a fake hate crime by setting fire to his own... 2016-08-01 Endicott NY

title
New York firefighter 'set fire to own home in attempt to frame Black Lives Matter'

name
International Business Times

authors
Ewan Palmer

url
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/new-york-firefighter-set-fire-own-home-attempt-frame-black-lives-matter-1595709

summary
A New York firefighter is accused of setting his own house on fire and attempting to blame it on the Black Lives Matter movement. Jason Stokes, 41, pleaded not guilty to arson at Broome County Court after his house in Endicott caught ablaze in August.

date read
2016-12-11

date published
2016-12-09


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