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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200. Police said Monday that a surveillance video from a nearby business shows Seherzada Dzanic, 26... ju... 2014-12-05 St Louis MO http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts... St. Louis Bosnian woman who claimed hate crime is charged with making false report / Surveillance video shows her just getting out of her car and lying in the street. At the time, Dzanic told police three black men in their late teens to early 20s had walked in front of her vehicle. / 2014-12-16
199. A University of Chicago student who claimed his Facebook page was hacked and filled with racist and ... 2014-11-18 Chicago IL http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/20329/ Racially charged hacking incident was just a hoax to push diversity agenda / A University of Chicago student who claimed his Facebook page was hacked and filled with racist and violent messages against him and another student has now admitted he faked the attack. / 2014-12-01
198. After hearing that Mr Barnes denied writing the n-word on his check, Miss Jenkins said that she beli... 2013-09-01 Williamson TN http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2637914/Man... Man falsely accused of writing ‘N*****’ on receipt at Red Lobster Sues For A Million Dollars / A customer of Red Lobster was accused of writing the n-word on a receipt. He denies it, and is suing for $1 million. / 2014-05-23
197. Statement from Grand Valley Police Department Chief Renee Freeman: "The Grand Valley State Universi... 2014-02-01 Allendale MI http://nation.foxnews.com/2014/03/23/college-studen... College Student Caught In Another Hate Crime Hoax / Last month racist writing on a dormitory door shook Grand Valley State University near Detroit in Michigan. It appears to be a hoax, inflicted by the student who lived in the room and owned the whitebo / 2014-03-23
196. A gay activist, Adam Catanzarite, claims that an employee of the Apple Store put homophobic slur on ... 2014-07-08 Portland OR http://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2014/0... Portland Apple Store customer claims store employee typed homophobic slur on receipt / A customer at the Apple Store in Portland claims that a store employee typed a homophobic slur on his receipt, entering 'f@g.com' as his e-mail address. / 2014-08-12
195. "We are in the victims business" 2012-10-24 Madison WI http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/30/kyle-wood-... Kyle Wood Assault 'Unfounded,' As Wisconsin Volunteer Recants Claim Of Hate Crime Attack / Madison Police Capt. Joe Balles notes that the Republican staffer could face criminal prosecution for the false reporting of a hate crime, but that the department also does not want to deter residents / 2012-10-30
194. Transgender school student admits to inventing attack. Assemblyman Tom Ammiano had said in a stateme... 2014-02-01 Contra Costa CA http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2014/03/04/hercule... Hercules Transgender Teen Admits Making Up Story Of School Bathroom Assault / A transgender student at Hercules High School who reported being sexually assaulted in a school bathroom has admitted to making the story up, according to police. / 2014-03-04
193. A white Portland woman burned her own face with acid and claimed a black woman had committed the cri... 2010-02-03 Portland OR http://www.cbsnews.com/news/acid-attack-hoax-why-di... Acid Attack Hoax: Why Did She Say Attacker Was Black? / Bethany Storro, the Portland woman who claimed that an unknown black woman threw acid in her face, yesterday admitted she'd made up the story. / 2010-09-17
192. Man arrested for allegedly faking a homophobic hate crime in Tennessee. 2013-11-20 Paris TN http://theothermccain.com/2013/12/28/another-fake-h... Another Fake Hate Crime? Arrest Discredits Tennessee Anti-Gay Case / A man who told police he had been robbed and beaten at a Paris health food store a few days before Thanksgiving was arrested after he allegedly withheld information about the incident and has now been / 2013-12-28
191. Hateful messages about black people and 'trannies' are suspected to be the work of a member of the B... 2013-11-14 Poughkeepsie NY http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/12/hate-hoax-a... HATE HOAX at Vassar College: Transsexual Busted in Fake Hate Scam (Video) / Reports of bias incidents at Vassar College that involved hateful messages left on students’ doors were actually elaborate hoaxes — and the perpetrator is none other than the student member of the Bias / 2013-12-04
190. Investigators looking into an alleged racist hate crime aimed at an eight-grade football player, rep... 2013-12-05 Lunenburg MA http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/12/05/investig... You’ll Never Guess Who Is the Police’s Prime Suspect in Racist ‘Hate Crime’ Against Half-Black Eighth-Grade Football Player / Investigators looking into an alleged racist hate crime aimed at an eight-grade football player in Lunenburg, Mass., reportedly have just one suspect — the boy’s mother. / 2013-12-05
189. A series of alleged fake hate crimes - the details can be found in Matt Walsh's story 2013-12-05 Boston MA http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/12/hate-hoax-a... HATE HOAX at Vassar College: Transsexual Busted in Fake Hate Scam (Video) / Reports of bias incidents at Vassar College that involved hateful messages left on students’ doors were actually elaborate hoaxes — and the perpetrator is none other than the student member of the Bias / 2013-12-04
188. Man falsely claimed he was beaten/robbed and slur written on forehead 2013-12-24 Paris TN http://www.parispi.net/articles/2013/12/24/news/loc... PARIS TN: Healthy Thyme health food store assault story in doubt / A man who told police he had been robbed and beaten at a Paris health food store a few days before Thanksgiving was arrested after he allegedly withheld information about the incident and has now been / 2013-12-26
187. 2013-12-04 Vassar NY http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/12/hate-hoax-a... HATE HOAX at Vassar College: Transsexual Busted in Fake Hate Scam (Video) / Reports of bias incidents at Vassar College that involved hateful messages left on students’ doors were actually elaborate hoaxes — and the perpetrator is none other than the student member of the Bias / 2013-12-04
186. A woman wrote a homophobic reason not to give a tip on a receipt in the restaurant where she worked.... 2013-12-07 Bridgewater NJ http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2013/12/lesbian-wai... Lesbian Waitress Who Reported Fake Hate Crime Is Fired / Dayna Morales claimed to be the victim of anti-lesbian discrimination. The customers came forward and showed that the original receipt included a tip, contrary to her claim that they refused a tip beca / 2013-12-07
185. It's possible that real racists wrote hateful messages in a high school, but it wouldn't advance the... 2013-05-15 Agoura Hills CA http://www.myfoxla.com/story/22270273/racist-graffi... Cops Investigate Racist Graffiti Found At Agoura High / Racist graffiti at LA high school / 2013-07-15
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

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