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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203. Gay man claims he was assaulted, admits wounds were self inflicted 2015-04-24 Delta Utah

title
Police say Utah man admits to vandalism, injuries originally reported as anti-gay

name
Salt Lake Tribune

authors
Jennifer Dobner

url
http://www.sltrib.com/news/2683196-155/reported-hate-crimes-were-done-by

summary
An investigation into a string of purported hate crimes, which included "Die Fag" being carved into the arm of a gay Delta man, took a detour on Tuesday after police said the man admitted to harming himself.

date read
2015-06-30

date published
2015-06-30


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