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 also recommended.

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470. FBI arrested Jason Duhaime of Northeastern U for falsely reporting injuries from an explosive packag... 2022-09-12 Boston MA

Northeastern Lab Manager Charged With Staging Zuckerberg-Inspired Explosion

Daily Beast

Justin Rohrlich


Northeastern U Media Lab manager made false report of receiving and being injured by an explosive package in the mail, accompanied by a note threatening the entire lab for collaborating with Mark Zuckerberg. FBI stated none of the evidence made any rational sense, finally found the original threatening note in Duhaim's own PC's temp area.

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