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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227. Marcus Owens, a black University of Iowa student, lied about being the victim of a hate crime and wa... 2016-05-17 Iowa City Iowa

title
Cops: Iowa student from Naperville lied about being victim of hate crime

name
Chicago Tribune

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url
http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/naperville-sun/news/ct-naperville-student-beating-iowa-20160517-story.html

summary
Marcus Owens, a black University of Iowa student, lied to police about being the victim of a hate crime and was actually an instigator of drunken fights in Iowa City, Iowa.

date read
2016-05-17

date published
2016-05-17


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