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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184. Various alleged hate crime hoaxes, some of them proven. 2013-03-06 Oberlin OH http://dailycaller.com/2013/08/22/meet-the-privileg... Meet the privileged Obama-supporting white kids who perpetrated cruel Oberlin race hoax / One of the two students removed from Oberlin College earlier this year for allegedly circulating virulently racist, anti-Jewish and anti-gay messages around campus belongs to an anti-racist group calle / 2013-08-22
183. Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus? 2013-05-02 Laramie WY http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB1000142412788... 'Hate Crime' Hoaxes / "The fact that the Facebook post apparently was a fabrication does not change the necessity for continued vigilance in reassuring that we have a campus where everyone feels safe." says the University o / 2013-05-02
182. A list of alleged fake crimes and reasons for the suspicion 2012-10-30 Washington DC http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tag/fake-hate-crime Fake Hate Crimes / A list of recent alleged fake hate crimes / 2012-10-30
181. Olander D. Cuthrell, a black minister, has confessed to writing graffiti on his car and house, setti... 2013-03-15 Chesterfield VA http://www.mediaite.com/tv/minister-sentenced-to-2-... Minister Sentenced to 2 Years for Staging Fake ‘Hate Crime’ at His Home / Cuthrell has been convicted of faking a hate crime. / 2013-11-02
180. Hate hoaxer Ramani Sri Pilla will go to jail for six months and repay tens of thousands of dollars f... 2007-01-01 Cleveland OH http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2007/11/case_prof_g... Case prof gets prison for reporting fake hate mail to FBI / A Case Western Reserve University assistant professor received a six-month prison sentence Friday for falsely reporting to the FBI that she received racially-charged hate mail. Ramani Sri Pilla must / 2007-11-16
179. No serious attempt to establish if hate crimes are rising. 2013-03-01 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-21883151 Most US hate crime not reported, justice statistics say / "Nearly two in three hate crimes in the US are not reported to police as victims doubt police can or will help, justice department statistics showed. Experts said the data comes amid a rise in the n / 2013-03-21
178. The VP of academic services at St. Mary’s College of Maryland says it doesn't matter if a hate crime... 2012-07-01 St. Mary's City MD http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/07/31/hate-... Hate crime hoaxes present burdens, lessons for college campuses / “As an administrator, those are the kinds of things I’m really sensitive to – what are the students saying – because even if it’s not true, the perception is their reality,” said William L. Howard, ass / 2012-07-31
177. The murder of Mulugeta Seraw wasn't a hoax, but neither was it a premeditated lynching. 1988-11-13 Portland OR http://www.amazon.com/review/R2BWCYQT5HNNGD/ref=cm_... 'A Hundred Little Hitlers' / The murder of Mulugeta Seraw by neo-Nazi skinheads in Portland in 1988 is almost universally regarded as a prime example of a hate crime. Elinor Langer's book "A Hundred Little Hitlers" has a slightly / 2003-10-22
176. Michelle Malkin again describes suspicious activity which looks like fake hate crimes. She says this... 2013-02-09 Oberlin OH http://michellemalkin.com/2013/08/23/how-oberlin-ma... How Oberlin Manufactured the Hate-Crime Hoax of the Year / “Progressive” pranksters at Oberlin College have been definitively unmasked as the perpetrators of phony campus “hate crimes” that scored international headlines in March. "The blabbermouth academic ad / 2013-08-23
175. At the time of a campaign to rid the University of Oregon of a group which hosted holocaust deniers,... 2010-02-05 Eugene OR http://www.katu.com/news/local/83733262.html Student claims further anti-Semitism at UO / Campus officials said someone posted a note with an anti-Semitic message on a student's locker. The note was found Thursday morning in its School of Architecture and Allied Arts, and University of Oreg / 2010-02-06
174. Black politicians sometimes try to make the most of 'racism', even exaggerating it on occasion. The ... 2012-08-08 Portland OR http://www.katu.com/news/local/N-Portland-Masonic-t... N. Portland Masonic temple leader to leave up racist graffiti / Swastikas, racist language, death threats and illustrations of man in a noose were found on a Masonic temple. The majority of the temple members are black. / 2012-08-09
173. Children often do things to shock. Real far-right political activists aren't likely to believe that ... 2011-01-08 Portland OR http://northeastportland.katu.com/content/irvington... Irvington School hit by hate-speech graffiti / The Irvington School playground is quite the busy place, with lots of little feet running around... Now there are racial slurs spray painted all around. "Here's one large swastika, right front and c / 2011-01-09
172. This incident was probably part of the attempt to exaggerate anti-Semitism in Eugene in order to per... 2010-03-20 Eugene OR http://www.katu.com/news/local/88776302.html KATU / There was a report of anti-Jewish slurs being accompanied by physical attacks on a Jewish man. This KATU article typifies the inaccuracy with which the press treated the issue, giving the impression / 2010-03-21
171. Hateful graffiti is unlikely to be believed by real extremists to help their agenda 2009-06-20 Clark County WA http://www.katu.com/news/local/48731037.html Black family targeted with hateful graffiti / A black family discovered KKK references, swastikas and racial slurs spray painted around their home and in their neighborhood. / 2009-06-21
170. Real extremists are unlikely to think their agenda is advanced by painting 'KKK' on people's houses 2011-10-22 Hillsboro OR http://hillsboroaloha.katu.com/news/crime/443662-po... Police: Car, home tagged with hate crime graffiti / A house was tagged with 'KKK' and a nearby truck with a swastika / 2011-10-23
169. Lewis and Clark students published a magazine mocking the Holocaust, and there were a series of swas... 2009-10-16 Portland OR http://search.katu.com/default.aspx?ct=r&q=swastika... KATU 'Swastika' News / A collection of 'swastika' incidents from around the north west from 2009. Students tend to be divided between ones with a sick sense of humor and those with no sense of humor at all. Lewis and Clar / 2009-10-17
168. Maybe Nazis enter colleges and paint swastikas on walls. Maybe not. There were several such incident... 2010-02-21 Portland OR http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2010/... Police investigate swastika vandalism at University of Oregon in Eugene / A swastika was painted on the carpet in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Queer Alliance in the middle of the night at the University of Oregon. A controversial discussion group called "Pacifica Forum / 2010-02-01
167. Media reported racial content to apparent attack on light rail train. Subsequent investigation revea... 2008-06-09 Portland OR


164. A swastika was found at the height of a political campaign to persuade the university to bar a group... 2010-02-01 Eugene OR http://www.oregonlive.com/education/index.ssf/2010/... Police investigate swastika vandalism at University of Oregon in Eugene / A swastika was painted on the carpet in the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans Queer Alliance in the middle of the night at the University of Oregon. A controversial discussion group called "Pacifica Forum / 2010-02-01
163. Academic Paul Mirecki claimed to have been attacked by two white men. However, the evidence suggests... 2005-12-05 Lawrence KS http://michellemalkin.com/2005/12/07/what-happened-... The Mirecki Files / Michelle Malkin: "Nicole Simpson and Ron Goldman’s killer is still on the loose. And so are the two alleged attackers of University of Kansas professor Paul Mirecki." "While a faculty colleague clai / 2005-12-07
162. Homophobic threats were scrawled on a Colorado home. Its lesbian inhabitants are accused of doing it... 2011-10-01 Parker CO http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/05/18/lesbian-couple... Lesbian couple accused of faking hate crime at Colorado home / "Two lesbians who claimed to be victims of a hate crime last year when hateful messages were scrawled on their Colorado home are now being accused of perpetrating a hoax." / 2012-05-18
161. Oak Brook native Safia Z Jilani has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report. She... 2009-01-19 Elmhurst IL http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Elmhurst_Stude... Elmhurst student faked attack / 19 yr old Muslim woman Safia Z Jilani has been arrested and charged with filing a false police report, a felony which carries up to 3 years jail. She claimed to have been assaulted by a masked gunma / 2009-07-16
160. Gay man claimed he'd been called a homophobic word and burned with a piece of hot metal at UNC campu... 2011-04-05 Chapel Hill NC http://www.newsobserver.com/2011/04/12/1124145/unc-... Hate crime report at UNC was false, police say / Freshman Quinn Matney claimed he'd been called a homophobic word and burned with a piece of hot metal at UNC campus. Authorities say it's fake. / 2011-04-12
159. A black student at the University of Wisconsin Parkside created racist flyers threatening other blac... 2012-02-01 Racine WI http://journaltimes.com/news/local/deputies-parksid... Deputies: Parkside student confesses to creating list / "What better way to celebrate Black History Month than with yet another hoax intended to create an illusion that blacks are put upon by racists?" comments tactful, hypersensitive blogger 'Moon Battery' / 2012-02-03
158. Man admitted carving a homophobic word in himself after police noticed it was written backward. 2004-12-14 Independence MO http://www.kmbc.com/Man-Admits-Hate-Crime-Attack-Wa... Man Admits Hate Crime Attack Was False / 22 yr old Floyd Elliott admitted carving a homophobic word in himself after police noticed it was written backward. "He said he falsely reported the attack to increase the police presence in his neighb / 2004-12-28
157. A lesbian student at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) won the sympathy of hundreds of stu... 2012-03-01 New Britain Connecticut http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/07/31/hate-... Hate crime hoaxes / Summarizes recent fake hate crimes in higher education. Hate notes at Trinity, Deerfield, Illinois, in 2005, anti-lesbian messages at Central Connecticut in the same year, racist/sexist messages at / 2012-07-31
156. A gay man, Joseph Baken, injured himself doing a backflip outside a bar, then claimed he'd been targ... 2012-08-04 Missoula MT http://www.nationalreview.com/article/374096/eleven... Eleven Hate Crime Hoaxes / A list of fake crimes, some of them fake hate crimes / 2015-03-24
155. Kerri Dunn was charged with insurance fraud after witnesses said she had vandalized her own car with... 2004-03-09 Los Angeles CA http://www.thesimon.com/magazine/articles/canon_fod... Stomping Out (Phony) Hate Crimes / "Racism is bad. But so are scam artists who exploit our sympathies by making false hate-crime claims." The author argues that Kerri Dunn was so egregiously exploitative of campus culture it might ca / 2004-05-03
154. A campus officer brought KKK flyers to school to make others aware that such material was being circ... 1992-01-01 San Bernadino CA


153. Vandalism at High School caused $650K damage. Swastikas and anti-Semitic messages were left. 2 were ... 1990-02-01 Rockville MD



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