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 (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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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
Type of hoax: admitted - crime never took place

2015-02-11

Arlington TX

'She then stated a man got out of the truck, approached her vehicle and screamed “watch the f**k out, we’re killing all of you.”' But a statement released by UT Arlington Friday afternoon says the entire incident was false and that it never happened, nor was Sharif even on campus that day.

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