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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 Year in Review: 17 campus hate crimes that turned out to be hoaxes in 2017 / 17 campus hate crimes that turned out to be hoaxes in 2017. Most of them were committed by members of the minority the hate crime (or graffiti) appeared to target. / 2017-12-26
Type of hoax: suspected

2017-11-01

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Most of these campus fake hate crimes or graffiti were committed by members of the minorities they appeared to target, or were the products of mental illness, or were just made up.

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