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 (mostly) in the USA. It builds on the work of Laird Wilcox, whose Crying Wolf (PDF) is the original book on this subject. The recent book Hate Crime Hoax also adds to Wilcox's work. Watching the Watchdogs is very useful, and so is Fake Hate Map.

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216. Jesus Cabrera, a Hispanic graffiti vandal, falsely claimed that he was assaulted with a screwdriver ... 2015-07-17 Palo Alto CA

title
East Palo Alto Man Arrested for Falsely Reporting Hate Crime

name
NBC Bay Area

authors
Michelle Roberts

url
http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/East-Palo-Alto-Man-Arrested-for-Falsely-Reporting-Hate-Crime-365063461.html#comments

summary
A Hispanic graffiti vandal falsely claimed that he was assaulted with a screwdriver and racially harassed by white males. In reality, he was assaulted by rival Hispanic gang members.

date read
2016-01-12

date published
2016-01-12


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