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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155. Kerri Dunn was charged with insurance fraud after witnesses said she had vandalized her own car with... 2004-03-09 Los Angeles CA

title
Stomping Out (Phony) Hate Crimes

name
The Simon

authors
Matt Hutaff

url
http://www.thesimon.com/magazine/articles/canon_fodder/0602_stomping_out_phony_hate_crimes.html

summary
"Racism is bad. But so are scam artists who exploit our sympathies by making false hate-crime claims." The author argues that Kerri Dunn was so egregiously exploitative of campus culture it might cause a backlash against fake hate.

date read
2012-12-22

date published
2004-05-03


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