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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 Queens College student recants story about being robbed, threatened by masked men: police sources / Unnamed Pakistani-American college student in Hillcrest, Queens initially claimed that 3 masked men in a black van abducted, racially assaulted & robbed him. He later recanted his claim to the police. / 2017-05-27
Type of hoax: admitted - crime never took place

2017-05-25

New York City NY

Pakistani-American college student lied about being abducted, racially assaulted & robbed.

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