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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278. Muslim woman claimed Trump supporters attacked her, took her purse, backpack and car keys, then stol... 2016-11-10 San Diego CA

title
SDSU Police: No Suspect in Attack on Muslim Student

name
NBC San Diego

authors
R Stickney

url
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/SDSU-Police-Attack-on-Muslim-Student-Unfounded-410296485.html

summary
A San Diego State University student who initially reported being pushed and verbally assaulted by two men in a parking garage has decided not to pursue charges, SDSU Police said Tuesday. A Muslim student wearing a hijab told police she was confronted by two men in a stairwell in the Parking Lot #12 structure on November 10. She told investigators the men, described as in their early 20s, made comments about President-elect Donald Trump and the Muslim community and then took her purse and backpack. SDSU Police confirmed the report and launched an investigation into what they described as a hate crime. Eight weeks later, the student was not willing to testify and decided she no longer wanted to pursue the matter criminally, according to police. "The student's report of a stolen vehicle was unfounded since the student forgot where she had parked, SDSU Police Lt. Greg Noll said."

date read
2017-01-12

date published
2017-01-07


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