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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193. A white Portland woman burned her own face with acid and claimed a black woman had committed the cri... 2010-02-03 Portland OR

title
Acid Attack Hoax: Why Did She Say Attacker Was Black?

name
CBS News

authors
Aina Hunter

url
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/acid-attack-hoax-why-did-she-say-attacker-was-black/

summary
Bethany Storro, the Portland woman who claimed that an unknown black woman threw acid in her face, yesterday admitted she'd made up the story.

date read
2014-02-17

date published
2010-09-17


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