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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Articles/programs Details
589. Amazon warehouse construction site in Connecticut shut down again after eighth noose found / Amazon repeatedly shut down a construction site after they keep finding ropes that vaguely resemble nooses. Amazon offers a $100,000 reward to find the perpetrator of this serious hate crime. Gov. Ned / 2021-05-2
Type of hoax: suspected


Windsor Connecticut

"Nooses" found were just ropes holding up fences or were just tangled up ropes.