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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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200. Police said Monday that a surveillance video from a nearby business shows Seherzada Dzanic, 26... ju... 2014-12-05 St Louis MO

St. Louis Bosnian woman who claimed hate crime is charged with making false report

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Christine Byers


Surveillance video shows her just getting out of her car and lying in the street. At the time, Dzanic told police three black men in their late teens to early 20s had walked in front of her vehicle... She said one of them pulled a gun on her... “You’re a (expletive) liar. You’re Bosnian. I should just kill you now,” she claimed they told her. She is "charged with making a false police report"...

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