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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253. Black man in Malden, MA admits filing false report of hate crime 2016-11-15 Malden MA

title
Man admits to faking hate crime in Malden

name
Boston Herald

authors
Brian Dowling

url
http://www.bostonherald.com/news/local_coverage/2016/11/man_admits_to_faking_hate_crime_in_malden

summary
A black man in Malden, MA admits that he falsely claimed to have been racially harassed & intimidated by two white men

date read
2016-11-18

date published
2016-11-18


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