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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73. 1992-09-01 San Leandro CA


72. 1988-06-30 Louisville KY


71. A 16 yr old black girl said two 17 yr old white youths had yelled ethnic slurs, ripped her blouse, s... 1992-09-29 Brooklyn NY


70. A black city alderman claimed that Usinger's Sausages contained rat poison. 80,000 pounds of meat wa... 1990-06-01 Milwaukee WI


69. Black community leaders received hate mail. Police found the fingerprints of James W Holley III, the... 1987-07-01 Portsmouth VA


68. Albert A Dawson, a 28 year old black man, was charged with 'ethnic intimidation' for setting fire to... 1984-02-01 Bensalem PA


67. The boy had accidentally burned himself by lighting gasoline in a fireplace. He fabricated the story... 1986-12-01 Queens NY


66. Sharmeka Moffitt, a 20 yr old black woman from Lousiana, appears to have set fire to herself and bla... 2012-10-21 Winnsboro LA http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-57538944-504... Little Miss Moffitt / Sharmeka Moffitt, a 20-year-old Louisiana woman who claimed three men set her on fire and wrote the initials KKK and a racial slur on her car, fabricated the attack, authorities said Tuesday. / 2012-10-24
65. Curtis Silwa, founder of the Guardian Angels group, admitted that his claim to have been abducted by... 1980-01-01 New York NY


64. Four black men were arrested in connections with three cross burnings around Prince George's County ... 1990-08-01 Forestville MD


63. 2012-07-01 Lincoln NE http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5i... Nebraska woman found guilty of false report / Nebraska woman found guilty of false report. Charlie Rogers, a lesbian basketball player, carved anti-gay slurs in herself, and claimed she was the victim of a homophobic attack. "Police believe she / 2012-12-10
56. The police filmed a woman coming out of the house and setting fire to a cross on the front lawn. One... 1992-10-01 Portland OR http://wweek.com/portland/article-3799-the_perfect_... The Perfect Victim: Azalea Cooley / Azalea Cooley was a black lesbian who claimed to be confined to a wheelchair and be the victim of racist harassment. But then she was filmed by the police setting fire to a cross in her own front yard. / 1992-11-26
54. A black woman, Crystal Magnum, claimed to have been raped by several lacrosse players at a frat part... 2006-03-13 Durham NC http://durhamwonderland.blogspot.com Durham in Wonderland - the Duke Lacrosse 'rape' case / This blog by KC Johnson, together with the book he co-wrote, 'Until Proven Innocent', covers the Duke lacrosse false rape allegations comprehensively. http://www.amazon.com/Until-Proven-Innocent-Co / 2012-12-05
53. The defendants were acquitted, and one of them subsequently successfully sued Al Sharpton et al. for... 1987-11-28 Wappingers Falls NY http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tawana_Brawley_rape_al... Tawana Brawley rape allegations / 2012-11-08
52. 2012-03-21 El Cajon CA http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/14/kassim-alh... Kassim Alhimidi, Husband Of Shaima Alawadi, Pleads Not Guilty To Wife's Murder / Kassim Alhimidi of San Diego claimed his wife Shaima Alawadi was a victim of a hate crime. Now he is being charged with her murder. / 2012-11-14

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