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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 Sailor staged racist vandalism, Navy says / Black sailor vandalizes his own rack with racial slurs. NCIS investigation concludes the alleged victim staged the vandalism himself. / 2017-12-08
Type of hoax: suspected


Aircraft Carrier George HW Bush Atlantic

Investigators conclude alleged victim is the perpetrator.