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121. 2 gay, 1 lesbian, not Jewish residents of Tacoma returned home to find their apartment vandalized wi... 1994-10-01 Tacoma WA
Hate Crime a Scam, Say Charges
3 non-Jewish homosexual residents of Tacoma returned home from gay pride in Canada to find their apartment vandalized with homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti. There was systematic damage to furniture and plumbing.
They got a lot of publicity, and donations of money and goods.
Eric L Sturgis, Lee E Brovold and Michelle L Murray ended up being charged with insurance fraud and threatening to murder people who'd told police it was a hoax.