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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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://themattwalshblog.com/2013/12/06/the-fake-hat... The (fake) Hate Crime Epidemic / A summary of some recent fake hate crimes, plus some other examples of exaggeration of oppression / 2013-12-06
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.huffingtonpost.com/2013/05/16/racist-gra... Racist Graffiti At Agoura High School Included Hit List Of African American Students (VIDEO) / High School in LA daubed with racist graffiti. / 2013-05-16
184. Various alleged hate crime hoaxes, some of them proven. 2013-03-06 Oberlin OH http://michellemalkin.com/?s=hate+crime+hoax Results for "hate crime hoax" / This is Michelle Malkin's compilation of recent fake hate crimes in the USA. / 2013-03-06
183. Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus? 2013-05-02 Laramie WY http://www.theblaze.com/blog/2013/05/03/why-are-hat... Why are ‘hate crime’ hoaxes so popular on campus? / According to this article "Meg Lanker-Simons made headlines this week after police discovered that she posted the threatening, obscenity-laced post on her own Facebook page." Various other examples / 2013-05-03
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://washington.cbslocal.com/2013/04/04/police-va... Police: Va. Minister Painted Racial Slurs on House Before Setting It On Fire / Olander D. Cuthrell, a minister, has been charged with painting graffiti on his car and house and setting the house on fire, making out it was a racially motivated crime. / 2013-04-04
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://www.zoominfo.com/p/Ramani-Pilla/422208742 Prof. Ramani S. Pilla / Ramani Sri Pilla, a Case Western Reserve University statistics professor, will go to jail for six months and repay tens of thousands of dollars for having mailed racially-charged hate letters to hersel / 2010-03-05
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://www.nationalreview.com/articles/342265/coddl... The Coddling of College Hate-Crime Hoaxers / "The truth is that Oberlin has been a hotbed of dubious hate-crime claims, dating back to the late 1980s and 1990s, when I was a student on campus. In 1988, giant signs reading “White Supremacy Rules ( / 2013-03-06
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

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