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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Black man vandalized five black churches / Black male vandalized five black churches, for which there is video surveillance evidence for the latest string of "hate crimes" discovered to be a hoax. The suspect, Zuri C. Towns, apparently attended / 2017-11-27
Type of hoax: charged with committing crime

2017-11-25

Morristown New Jersey

Black male vandalized five black churches, for which there is video surveillance evidence for the latest string of "hate crimes" discovered to be a hoax. The suspect, Zuri C. Towns, apparently attended services at one of the churches as a child. He's been charged with four counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and one count of third-degree criminal mischief, per NJ.com.

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