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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230. Los Angeles Sheriff's Department has charged Calum McSwiggan with making a false police report after... 2016-06-27 Los Angeles CA

title
YouTube personality in 'gay hate crime attack' charged with making false police report after 'faking injuries'

name
Daily Telegraph

authors
Associated Press

url
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/06/30/youtube-personality-in-gay-hate-crime-attack-charged-with-making/

summary
A man said he was assaulted outside a West Hollywood club has been charged with filing a false police report and faking his injuries. London-native Calum McSwiggan – who runs a LGBT and lifestyle channel – was seen hitting himself with a jail payphone after his arrest early on Monday, the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department says.

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2016-06-29

date published
2016-06-29


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