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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158. Man admitted carving a homophobic word in himself after police noticed it was written backward. 2004-12-14 Independence MO

title
Man Admits Hate Crime Attack Was False

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kmbc.com

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url
http://www.kmbc.com/Man-Admits-Hate-Crime-Attack-Was-False/-/11664900/12252974/-/xh46swz/-/index.html

summary
22 yr old Floyd Elliott admitted carving a homophobic word in himself after police noticed it was written backward. "He said he falsely reported the attack to increase the police presence in his neighborhood."

date read
2012-12-22

date published
2004-12-28


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