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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180. Hate hoaxer Ramani Sri Pilla will go to jail for six months and repay tens of thousands of dollars f... 2007-01-01 Cleveland OH

title
Case prof gets prison for reporting fake hate mail to FBI

name
Cleveland Plain Dealer

authors
John C. Kuehner

url
http://blog.cleveland.com/metro/2007/11/case_prof_gets_prison_for_repo.html

summary
A Case Western Reserve University assistant professor received a six-month prison sentence Friday for falsely reporting to the FBI that she received racially-charged hate mail. Ramani Sri Pilla must also pay back $66,000 the FBI and university spent investigating the false claims.

date read
2013-04-25

date published
2007-11-16


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