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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103. The sexton of a synagogue alleged Palestinian looking men called themselves the P.D.L., referred to ... 1985-12-15 Milwaukee WI


102. Two Jewish teenagers were apprehended for throwing fireworks at cars. They police linked them to pai... 1989-07-01 Asbury Park NJ


101. A Jewish woman and her Catholic husband awoke to find a fire in the shape of a swastika on their law... 1987-07-15 Asbury NJ


100. 2 Jewish teenagers were charged with writing Anti-Semitic graffiti and swastikas on 51 apartments. ... 1984-03-01 Bronx NY


99. TV presenter Morton Downey Jr claimed that three neo-Nazi skinheads drew a swastika on his face in S... 1989-05-01 San Francisco CA


98. Another Kristallnacht lookalike incident occurred in West Hartford when three synagogues and the hom... 1983-08-01 West Hartford CT


97. Vandals threw rocks through windows of Jewish shops. 2 weeks later, another 7 stores' windows were b... 1985-11-23 New York NY


96. Jewish woman Laurie A Recht claimed she received death threats after being booed at a meeting for su... 1988-01-01 Yonkers NY


95. Anti Defamation League National Commission member and candidate for New Orleans mayor Donald Mintz w... 1994-02-01 New Orleans LA


94. Arson at clothes store. Owner, Angela Thomas, claimed it was racist. It was actually an insurance fr... 1990-07-01 Kansas City MO


93. The home of black couple Larry Williams and Patricia Anderson was ransacked and swastikas written on... 1990-11-29 Arvada CO


92. A black couple, Marcellous and Sandra Jackson, wrote racial slurs on the walls of their home before ... 1991-03-01 Fayetteville GA


91. The media blew up the case where a 12 yr old black boy claimed to be the victim of a racist attack a... 1993-05-04 Santa Clara CA


90. The police say Milton Metcalfe set himself on fire and claimed it was white racists. He had earlier ... 1993-09-01 Loveland OH


89. Racist graffiti on black MPs dorms. Within a week a black MP was charged with writing the graffiti a... 1992-10-08 March air force base CA


88. A black mayoral candidate, Charles A Lewis, found racist graffiti on his house. Then he said he was ... 1991-08-09 Jacksonville NC


87. Edna Mitchell claimed vandals had painted racist messages on her house, and called threatening to ki... 1993-02-05 Spring Hill KS


86. 14 yr old black girl said 2 white men had thrown acid on her and shouted racial slurs, but her mothe... 1986-01-01 St Charles MO


85. A lesbian couple who claimed they were victims of a hate crime have been arrested after police deter... 2012-05-01 Parker CO http://kdvr.com/2012/05/17/lesbian-couple-accused-o... Lesbian couple accused of faking hate crime / A lesbian couple who claimed they were victims of a hate crime have been arrested after police determined they staged the incidents. / 2012-05-17
84. Oliver Mason III, a black man, claimed to have received a racial hate letter and claimed to have bee... 1991-04-05 Annapolis MD


83. White man - his car was vandalized and his trailer set on fire.'NOW sell to niggers' was found spray... 1991-10-01 Staten Island NY


82. Black man Lewis Watkins, 25, claimed he had been beaten by white men shouting racial slurs and refer... 1992-01-01 New York NY


81. Black man Kenneth Daughrity complained that three white skinheads attacked him shouting racial epith... 1992-02-01 San Diego CA


80. A black minister received a hate letter which said 'This is the Klan!'. Another letter apologized fo... 1992-01-08 Houston TX


79. Biracial couple reported finding their apartment walls painted with racial slurs and the initials 'K... 1988-08-01 Troy NY


78. 1989-03-01 Akron OH


77. 1988-07-01 Clearlake CA


76. According to Cleveland prosecutor Mark McClain "After the police talked to everyone, it was clear th... 1991-06-01 Cleveland OH


75. 1993-06-01 Albany OR


74. 1991-07-01 Manhattan NY



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