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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237. On Monday, the 26-year-old McSwiggan, pleaded not guilty to one felony count of vandalism over $400 ... 2016-09-30 Los Angeles CA http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2016/09/29/online-pe... Online Personality Charged With Felony Vandalism After Being Accused Of Filing False Police Report / On Monday, the 26-year-old McSwiggan, pleaded not guilty to one felony count of vandalism over $400 damage and one misdemeanor count of [filing a] false report to a peace officer. / 2016-09-30
236. Milo Yiannopoulos claims lesbians are particularly prone to commit hate crime hoaxes 2016-01-01 Auburn TX https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O7qysjyy4RI Why Do Lesbians Fake So Many Hate Crimes? / A summary of lesbian hate crime hoaxes in a talk at Texas Tech by Milo Yiannopoulos / 2016-09-12
235. A Muslim woman was set on fire in New York. The Guardian assumed it was a hate crime. The next day, ... 2016-09-12 New York NY https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/sep/14/mus... New York Muslim woman set on fire was not target of hate crime, New York police say / A man who set fire to a Muslim woman in New York also inflamed several kaffir females, so it wasn't an anti-Muslim hate crime, police say. / 2016-09-14
234. According to a lawsuit filed against Michigan Tech, the university wrongfully expelled a student aft... 2015-11-01 Houghton MI http://campusreform.org/?ID=8116 'Poster boy for white hatred' sues Michigan Tech for scapegoating him / Matthew Schultz, a student, wrote “Gonna shoot all black people…….. A smile tomorrow.” Another student allegedly sent a screenshot the post on YikYak to the police, but altered so it only showed the fi / 2016-09-09
233. A 17-year-old claimed four neo-Nazis carved a swastika on her when she helped a migrant child. She w... 2007-11-01 München http://www.sueddeutsche.de/panorama/urteil-im-mittw... Das Hakenkreuz selbst geritzt / 17-year-old girl convicted of carving herself with a swastika, and claiming it was done by a gang of four Nazis. / 2010-05-17
232. Julian Kinzel alleged in January that right wing extremists slashed him 17 times with a knife while ... 2016-01-01 Wismar http://www.tagesspiegel.de/politik/verdacht-des-vor... Messerattacke offenbar erfunden - linker Jungpolitiker wird angeklagt / The prosecutor says Julian Kinzel slashed himself with a knife and made out it was neo-Nazis that did it. / 2016-07-15
231. A student at Ottoson Middle School falsely reported that he/she had received racist text messages ac... 2016-07-06 Arlington MA http://patch.com/massachusetts/arlington/racist-tex... 'Racist' Text Messages at Ottoson Fabricated: Police / A student at Ottoson Middle School sent himself/herself racist text messages and claimed to have been racially targeted. / 2016-07-06
230. Los Angeles Sheriff's Department has charged Calum McSwiggan with making a false police report after... 2016-06-27 Los Angeles CA http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/07/20/calum-mcswigga... Calum McSwiggan summoned to court over fake hate crime claims / Calum McSwiggan has been charged in Los Angeles with faking injuries which he claimed were the result of a homophobic hate crime. / 2016-07-20
229. The perpetrator, a Syrian immigrant, admitted to painting swastikas before starting the fire. 2015-03-31 Inglostadt Bavaria http://www.augsburger-allgemeine.de/bayern/Feuer-in... Feuer in Asyl-Unterkunft: Der Schuldige scheint gefasst / Syrian started fire in migrant center. / 2015-10-08
228. Student arrested for painting obscene pro-Donald Trump, anti-Mexico graffito is a social justice act... 2016-05-27 Chicago IL http://www.breitbart.com/milo/2016/06/01/depaul-stu... DePaul Students Traumatized by Pro-Trump Message, Rope Found After Milo Visit / A student has been arrested for painting "Trump 2016 - Fuck Mexico" on a sidewalk at DePaul University. He's a social justice student and activist. A rope tied in a noose has also been found - a regula / 2016-06-01
227. Marcus Owens, a black University of Iowa student, lied about being the victim of a hate crime and wa... 2016-05-17 Iowa City Iowa http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-su... Cops: Iowa student from Naperville lied about being victim of hate crime / Marcus Owens, a black University of Iowa student, lied to police about being the victim of a hate crime and was actually an instigator of drunken fights in Iowa City, Iowa. / 2016-05-17
226. Three black students at the University at Albany had been attacked on a city bus by a group of white... 2016-02-03 Albany NY http://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/02/nyregion/racism-c... Racism Charges in Bus Incident, and Their Unraveling, Upset University at Albany / Surveillance videos did not support the accounts of the young women, Ms. Burwell, Alexis Briggs and Ariel Agudio. Neither did the statements of multiple fellow passengers. Rather than being victims of / 2016-03-01
225. Gay pastor falsely accused Whole Foods of adding Homophobic Slur to cake he ordered. 2016-04-01 Austin TX http://www.businessinsider.com/pastor-drops-lawsuit... Pastor admits he lied about a Whole Foods incident that caused a public outcry / In a statement on Monday, Brown said: The company did nothing wrong. I was wrong to pursue this matter and use the media to perpetuate this story. I want to apologize to Whole Foods and its team mem / 2016-05-17
224. The article says the family issued an apology and said that his account of the incident was inconsis... 2016-01-16 Iowa City Iowa http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/FBI-Assault-near-U... FBI: Assault near University of Iowa campus not hate crime / It was reported as a hate crime but the FBI determined that it was not. / 2016-05-16
223. Various hate crime hoaxes, many of them listed elsewhere on this site 2016-03-24 New York NY http://www.breitbart.com/milo/2016/05/02/hate-crime... There Have Been Over 100 Hate Crime Hoaxes In The Past Decade / A list of fake hate crimes from 2007 thru 2016 / 2016-05-02
222. Black students at Salisbury University drew a lynched stick figure accompanied by the words "nigger"... 2016-04-27 Salisbury Maryland http://college.usatoday.com/2016/04/27/black-studen... Black students connected in SU racist drawing / Black students drew a lynched stick figure accompanied by the words "nigger" and "#whitepower" in Salisbury University's library. / 2016-04-27
221. Black woman later convicted of sending hat tweets. 2015-11-18 Union New Jersey https://www.rt.com/usa/347233-kean-student-kayla-mc... Student activist gets 90 days in jail for fake racial threats on Twitter / Kayla McKelvey, a black student at Kean University, pleaded guilty to causing a false public alarm by creating a fake Twitter account that she then used to threaten the very protests she was attending, / 2016-06-18
220. A school official in a Jersey City high school said a 16-year old black kid sent racist texts to him... 2013-08-01 Jersey City NJ http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2013/08/the_blac... Jersey City high school candidate for student gov't sent racist texts to himself, school official says / "We have NEVER and will NEVER have an (n-word) to lead our school," was one of the messages allegedly sent by a black school student to himself. A school official in a Jersey City high school said t / 2013-08-26
219. Kayla McKelvey pleaded guilty to sending threats to other black students to inspire them to attend a... 2015-11-16 Elizabeth NJ https://www.yahoo.com/news/woman-admits-tweeting-fa... Woman admits tweeting fake threats to fellow black students / Kayla McKelvey, a former leader of a black student group pleaded guilty to creating a false public alarm by tweeting anonymous threats against fellow black college students at Kean University last fall / 2016-04-19
218. The world's media reported a Muslim woman who was run over in Molenbeek, Belgium, as a victim of a h... 2016-04-01 Molenbeek Brussels http://www.breitbart.com/london/2016/04/04/exposed-... Molenbeek ‘Far Right’ Hit And Run Was Muslim-On-Muslim Attack / The world's media reported a Muslim woman who was run over in Molenbeek, Belgium, as a victim of a hate crime. In fact, she was hit by a drunk called "Mohammed". The media included the New York Post / 2016-04-04
217. Video from the bus and witnesses falsify the three black students' claim of being the victims of a r... 2016-01-30 Albany NY http://edition.cnn.com/2016/05/02/us/new-york-alban... N.Y. college students accused of fabricating racially motivated attack / Three New York college students who said they were targets of a racially motivated attack face multiple charges for what prosecutors are calling a false claim. / 2016-05-03
216. Jesus Cabrera, a Hispanic graffiti vandal, falsely claimed that he was assaulted with a screwdriver ... 2015-07-17 Palo Alto CA http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/East-Palo-Alto... East Palo Alto Man Arrested for Falsely Reporting Hate Crime / A Hispanic graffiti vandal falsely claimed that he was assaulted with a screwdriver and racially harassed by white males. In reality, he was assaulted by rival Hispanic gang members. / 2016-01-12
215. Devout Muslim attendee of a Houston mosque was arrested after torching it on Christmas Day. Houston TX https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/w... Suspect in Houston mosque fire claims to have prayed there five times a day, police say / Gary Nathaniel Moore, a black Muslim attendee of a Houston mosque, was arrested for torching the Mosque he previously attended. / 2015-12-30
214. Kayla-Simone McKelvey, 24, of Union was charged by summons with third-degree creating a false public... 2016-06-30 Union NJ https://www.rt.com/usa/347233-kean-student-kayla-mc... Student activist gets 90 days in jail for fake racial threats on Twitter / Kayla McKelvey, a black student at Kean University, pleaded guilty to causing a false public alarm by creating a fake Twitter account that she then used to threaten the very protests she was attending, / 2016-06-18
213. Black student threatened to shoot other black students on campus 2015-11-13 Saginaw MI http://www.mlive.com/news/saginaw/index.ssf/2015/11... Yik Yak threat at SVSU said, 'I'm going to shoot every black person I can on campus' / Police at Saginaw Valley State University say a threat posted on the social media site Yik Yak read, "I'm going to shoot every black person I can on campus. Starting tomorrow morning." The message t / 2015-11-17
212. Through interviews with people at the party, a police investigation found multiple witnesses includi... 2015-08-30 Grand Forks ND http://www.cotwa.info/2015/10/another-fraternity-is... Another fraternity is falsely accused / Lambda Chi Fraternity at UND was accused of violence against a gay man, Haakon Gisvold, but police say it didn't happen. / 2015-10-15
211. A list of ten solved hate crime hoaxes 2015-03-20 WInnsboro LA http://listverse.com/2015/03/20/10-egregious-hate-c... 10 Egregious Hate Crime Hoaxes / 10 egregious hate crime hoaxes / 2015-03-20
209. The alleged victim admitted she did it 2015-09-16 Buffalo NY http://www.ubspectrum.com/article/2015/09/white-onl... Letter to the editor: UB student sends statement to The Spectrum about 'White Only' and 'Black Only' signs / Ashley Powell explains why she put up apartheid signs in a Buffalo college / 2015-09-17
208. A series of examples of fake rape claims, plus a few fake hate crimes 2015-05-01 Vancouver WA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yQgB1CvH8n4 Lauren Southern: The falsely accused are the real victims / A series of examples of fake rape claims, plus a few fake hate crimes, by Canadian anti-feminist vlogger Lauren Southern / 2015-06-08
207. Club owner Frank Elliot has been arrested and charged with insurance fraud following his claim that ... 2012-06-03 Oak Park MI http://www.oakpark.com/News/Articles/11-2-2013/Owne... Owner of Oak Park's torched Velvet Rope gay night spot charged with arson, insurance fraud / The Velvet Rope, 728 Lake St, was destroyed by fire in the early morning of June 3, 2012 and never reopened. At the time, Frank Elliott said he thought the bar was targeted because it catered to a gay / 2013-11-13

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