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 books Hate Crime Hoax and Hate Crimes: Criminal Law & Identity Politics are recommended, as are the websites Watching the Watchdogs and Fake Hate Map.

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268. Police say Vincent Palmer, 27, told them he taped a note with racial slurs and the words "KKK" and "... 2016-12-10 Ormond Beach FL

title
Cops: Man faked 'KKK' hate crime, own kidnapping after lighting car on fire

name
Orlando Sentinel

authors
Stephanie Allen

url
http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/breaking-news/os-fake-hate-crime-arson-20161212-story.html

summary
A note with racial slurs and the words "KKK" and "Trump" written on it, a brick, and flaming gasoline, were thrown through a Florida woman's car window. Later, Vincent Palmer, her ex-boyfriend, confessed to it. Police also say they found a note saying "You will never see your grandson again alive".

date read
2016-12-14

date published
2016-12-12


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